If you have big ambitions for your startup, eventually you’re going to have so much to do that you can’t do it all yourself. When that day comes, it’s time to hire employee #1.
Unemployment may be high, but top employees are still in demand, so it’s a good idea to look for signs that an employee may be thinking of leaving while you can still do something about it.
Resumes and references may still be around, but social media and the current managerial obsession with data are completely changing the hiring process.
Sure, she understands Instagram. But do you really want a new grad controlling your brand online?
Despite persistently high unemployment, there’s a shortage of skills for some critical positions, and that could mean opportunity for a small business that has the ability to train and mentor employees.
Today LinkedIn serves hiring managers as much as it serves job seekers. Companies are paying big bucks for the right to look at your profile, whether you’re on the job market right now or not.
Everyone dreams of the advantages of working from home: the additional flexibility; the time saved by not commuting (or getting dressed!); the ability to slip out to run an errand with the boss none the wiser. Whether the …
A staffing firm adds up the cost of “zombie hires” and comes up with a number that’s nearly as terrifying as the walking dead. Luckily, it also offers three ways to protect your business from the threat
Employees who are interested in their jobs perform better than their disinterested peers. So how do hiring managers go about finding the legitimately interested and passionate?
Many job applicants feel that if they could just get past the initial screening process and land a face-to-face interview with a hiring manager, they’d have their chance to shine. Getting that toe in the door has gotten harder than ever in today’s market. Matthew Epstein, a 2008 graduate of the University of Central Florida, created …
For a lot of startups, the potential for a big payoff can be the biggest lure for attracting and retaining good employees. But what can you do to keep employees happy and engaged when IPOs and mergers are a long way off?
Last week’s disappointing unemployment report has refocused attention on the question of why, despite modest signs of economic recovery in recent months, American companies aren’t hiring.