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4 Red Flags to Watch Out for on a Resume

Here are some of the most common signs to look for when hiring new employees

As an employer, you probably receive hundreds of resumes every day, especially if you are the hiring manager of a well-known brand. However, do you know the red flags to watch out for in these resumes? Below are the most common signs ...

by Ceren Cubucku  | April 25, 2018 06:00:00
Startup Tips

How to Write the Perfect Job Ad

To attract top talent, try out these simple tips

What’s the secret to hiring the perfect candidate? Writing the perfect job ad is a great start. That’s easier said than done, but with a little guidance anyone can up their recruitment game.To start, it’s important to hook a potential applicant with a short and sweet ...

by Rose Leadem  | March 30, 2017 11:00:00
Startup Tips

Hiring Your First Employee? 5 Things You Need to Know

You will be this person's boss. Don't panic

You’ve been a solo entrepreneur for a number of years and things have finally taken off to a point where you’re in need of hiring some full-time help in the form of an employee. While exciting, this "next step" can also be ...

by Larry Alton  | January 21, 2017 12:00:00
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The Case for Hiring Employees With Zero Experience

The key to making a successful hire is to know how that individual will approach each new task

It’s fair to say in business that people want to be associated with prestige, position and power -- whether it’s having those things themselves or being around others who do. As a result, we frequently idolize status among professionals, associating success with ...

by David Royce  | December 12, 2016 12:00:00
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4 ways to make your new employee a raving fan

Spend time planning your new employee's first day

In relationships, first impressions matter. People need just a few seconds to form an opinion about others and these opinions are most often accurate, Sean Horan wrote in Psychology Today. Malcom Gladwell, in Blink, similarly explored this phenomenon, where we humans make quick and accurate impressions ...

by Doug and Polly White  | November 29, 2016 12:00:00
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Top 3 reasons why HR is critical to your company's success

HR directors aren't usually considered a CEO's right hand, but they should be

Who is a chief executive officer’s right hand? The vice president of sales? The chief financial officer? What about the head of human resources?HR usually isn’t lumped into this "right-hand" category and that's a shame because HR leaders are critical to the ...

by Matt Straz  | November 27, 2016 12:00:00
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The 3 things all leaders must consider when hiring

Prioritize hiring for positions that will ensure an exceptional experience for the customer

Question: When a company is growing, how do you prioritize hiring needs?Answer: Staffing and hiring can be the most challenging duties for business leaders, regardless of the size of the company. Many struggle with figuring out how to prioritize their time, and it’s ...

by Trynka Shineman  | November 16, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

The future of work is 'remote': How you can build a killer remote team

Think ”" communication, trust and company culture as three keys to building your team

Each year, more and more companies are choosing to leave the office behind and create a remote team. Trello and Github are just two examples of businesses, creating virtual offices that allow workers from all over the world to join.For an early-stage startup, a remote team ...

by Iman Jalali  | October 04, 2016 04:00:00
Startup Tips

Startup hiring tips: 4 ways to make sure you’re getting the right people

Look beyond their resume and take them for a test drive if you can

For new companies, building a team of all-stars is just as important as building a group of loyal customers. As a startup grows, entrepreneurs need to find new team members who share the same vision and passion. While hiring structures are in ...

by Mahesh Rajagopalan  | September 23, 2016 04:00:00
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Good vibes: How company culture defines success

The road to excellence for Golden ABC and 1771 Group of Restaurants

 Bernie Liu doesn’t see himself as a “people manager” for nothing. Thanks to a focus not just on the bottom line but also on the company’s employees, he was able to grow Golden ABC Inc. into a major fashion brands company, with ...

by Christopher Hann and Maricris Carlos  | September 12, 2016 12:00:00
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The use of brain-teaser interview questions

Yes, of course, there’s math

 There was a lot of buzz a few months back, when news organizations began reporting on the odd (sometimes very odd) brain-teaser questions Google asks its interviewees. Odd: “Describe AdWords to a 7-year-old.” Very odd: “How many haircuts do you think happen ...

by Meghan M. Biro  | September 11, 2016 12:00:00
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How to know if your job interviewee is telling the truth

You can use these secret military tricks

Former Green Beret Sergeant Major (Retired) Karl Erickson has faced all kinds of liars: combative locals who don’t want to tell you where the bad guys are hiding, friendly forces who exaggerate their capabilities to help, guys on your squad who don’t want to ...

by Dan Bova  | September 06, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

How businesses can attract and retain fresh graduates

These new talents could be your next most trusted employees.

As graduation season comes to an end, employers eagerly anticipate the fresh pool of talent about to enter the workforce. However, they should perhaps also anticipate ways in which they can best equip that talent with the tools and knowledge these young people will need to succeed in ...

by Amy Glaser  | May 13, 2016 01:00:00
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