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Hiring & Firing

How can your small business find, interview, hire, and compensate the best possible employees? What if you have to lay off or fire someone?

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When hiring, explore the skills, characteristics and abilities rather than past accomplishments and length of experience. Look beyond the flash and find candidates with the right traits to succeed.
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No matter what industry you're in, turnover is a problem you can't ignore. If you're lucky, it's relatively low compared to industry standards -- but if it's not, it's time to do something.
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Leaving an employer on good terms is always in your best interest. Here are some reasons why -- reasons that are easily forgotten when you’re in the midst of being shown the door.
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When employers make assumptions about an employee's knowledge and background when training them, they are often surprised and disappointed with the results.
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Recently, a California court ruled that denying transgender employees the right to use gender-identity appropriate facilities violates state nondiscrimination laws. As an employer, you need to know the law.
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Executives share why empowering employees, especially in small organizations, is key to sustainable success.
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It's so easy for a small business owner to get in a rut doing the same thing day in and day out. Here are 10 tips to make a significant difference tomorrow.
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Tech companies are hiring. See what skills are in the highest demand.
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Michael Evans explains why onshoring of jobs by U.S. companies and offshoring by foreign companies will continue to increase significantly over the coming decade.
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Consider setting up an employee referral program as a hiring and retention strategy. It leverages the power of your network by bringing you better, more qualified candidates.
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Is your company's internship program missing out on great candidates? By failing to recruit diverse interns, it just might be.
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Filed In: Technology
Returning veterans are getting major support from tech giants. Michael Hoffer explains.
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Most startups simply don't have the bandwidth to accomplish everything they want to do. We asked nine successful entrepreneurs what new freelance marketplaces they would recommend when looking for some extra help.
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Having the right management structure in place is key to your company's success. Here are 8 signs that signal it may be time for a change.
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Like your employees, no two situations are exactly alike and usually require customized solutions, not "off the rack" solutions. That's the lazy, cookie-cutter approach.
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If you don't showcase your achievements in a way that truly differentiates you from other candidates, your resume won't get the attention of hiring managers. Here's exactly how to do it.
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If you plan to hire a freelancer, oral agreements leave the door open to costly misunderstandings. Spending a little time writing out the details upfront can spare you major headaches down the road.
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Filed In: Staffing & HR
Every internship program has its flaws. While these flaws may not be disastrous, you should ask yourself a few questions when evaluating the value of your internship program.
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Every business needs that one pivotal team member on board. Be sure that your first hire is one that ensures you stay in business.
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Your business is finally doing well, and the time has come to add an employee to alleviate some of your responsibilities. Where do you start?
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