Hiring employees can be tricky, and hiring the wrong employee is expensive. Use these five tips to minimize hiring mistakes and get the best employee you can afford.
Many military veterans are looking for civilian jobs, yet employers are hesitant to hire them for a number of reasons. Here's why military veterans are having trouble getting hired, while at the same time can make some of the best employees for your business.
How truthful is the resume you're reviewing? How can you tell when a job candidate is doing more than a little exaggerating about his or her past experience? Here are six tell tale signs to watch for when an applicant has lied on his resume.
Recent college graduates can offer a lot to your business, but if you want to recruit them, you have to do things a little differently. Here's how you can attract new graduates to your company.
Why does it take so long to hire employees? Does it sometimes seem like the flow of employees in an out of your organization is like a revolving door? Here's what you need to know about recruiting now.
Having trouble figuring out what motivates your younger workers? Millennial employees aren't as different from your other employees as you might think. Here are seven things to keep in mind if you want to attract and retain millennials.
If you own a small business you will probably be tempted at some point to hire a relative or close friend - whether it's because they are desperately in need of a job or because you really need the help of someone you know and trust. Before you bring your best friend, brother-in-law, or third cousin twice removed on board, consider these pros and cons of hiring family and friends.
Hiring new employees can be challenging, confusing, and, in the long run, expensive. But when you use “knockout” interviews, you’ll be able to hire the right person for the job without wasting time, energy, or resources.
When it comes to evaluating job candidates, appearances can be deceiving, and trusting your gut can turn out to be a costly mistake. That’s why it’s important to ask questions that will give you a true glimpse of an individual’s competency, strengths, weaknesses, and character. Here are seven traits you want to look for in job candidates and 15 questions you can ask to find out if they have them.
Every employee in a small business has a big impact on performance, company culture and the bottom line. That’s why hiring the wrong candidate is a costly, sometimes critical, mistake. Be aware of these five common lies your job candidates may tell in an interview or on their resume.
Being your own boss sounds great in infomercials but also it means you’re the one who hires and fires when your business begins to bulge out of your extra bedroom. Here are some questions you'll want to ask when you interview, and a few you'll want to avoid.
Tired of working long hours and never getting a day off? Then it's probably time to bring in some help. Here are ten tips for hiring employees for your small business.
Poor interpersonal skills and lack of motivation are among the top reasons why new hires fail. Asking the right questions during the interview can help you find out whether your applicants possess interpersonal skills and attitude that the job requires.
Ponder for a moment the last person you hired. After you selected them, did they work out as intended? Or did they turn into somebody totally unlike what you thought when you interviewed them? Use these tips to interview and hire top people for the job each and every time.
Labor is a huge percentage of your business expenses. With that in mind, are you hiring those who will improve the staff you currently have? How can you recognize the potential of a prospective employee? The answer could be right under your nose!
The ability to read body language is an invaluable tool in the interview process. Learn it and you’ll be able to tell many things about your job applicants that their words may not reveal.
Will your interview techniques be successful in matching the right person for the right job? You wouldn't want to hire someone for sales who dislikes working with people, nor you would you want managers who don't know how to lead.
Internships can be a win-win for both employer and student, but they may not be a good fit for every employer. There are a number of considerations to be made to help determine if hiring an intern would suit your place of business.
The use of temporary workers has steadily increased over the years. Would your business benefit from temporary help? To find out, check out these pros and cons of hiring a temp.
Effectively orientating your new employees can pay back big dividends in staff retention, employee commitment and customer satisfaction.
A successful interview should determine if there is a match between the individual and the job. Here are several reasons why interviewing techniques fail.