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Small Business Use of Independent Contractors Outpaces Full-Time Hires
By Adam Uzialko | February 12, 2019

A tight labor market and desire to cut costs have caused small business owners to increasingly turn to independent contractors, rather than hire full-time employees.

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The Pros and Cons of High Deductible Health Plans
By Andreas Rivera | February 05, 2019

Rising healthcare costs are prompting small businesses to consider high deductible insurance for their employees.

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Criminal Background Checks: What's Legal for Employers?
By Mark Henricks | February 05, 2019

Is it legal to ask about a potential employee's criminal background? Here's what you need to know about approaching this difficult subject during the hiring process.

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When Is It Time to Hire a Full-Time Human Resources Employee?
By Adam Uzialko | February 05, 2019

For a growing small business, it can be difficult to tell when it's time to hire a human resources employee to manage the rest of your staff. Here's how to know when creating a full-time HR position...

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How to Prepare for an ICE Raid on Your Workplace
By Adryan Corcione | January 18, 2019

There are some steps you should take to make sure you follow the law, protect your business and support your workers.

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Effective Tips for Outsourcing Work to Drive Growth
By Katharine Paljug | January 18, 2019

Make your transition from in-house to outsourced as smooth, productive and profitable as possible.

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3 Common Job-Hopping Myths and How to Combat Them
By Jennifer Post | January 09, 2019

Job-hopping isn't all what it seems. Career experts weigh in on the misconceptions around frequently changing jobs.

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How to Make Your Small Business One of the Best Places to Work
By Andrew Martins | January 04, 2019

A new year means new efforts to make your business a place where your current and future employees want to work. Here's what we learned from Glassdoor's "Best Places to Work in 2019" about the...

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The 6 Benefits That Attract Top Talent
By Saige Driver | December 29, 2018

To create a successful business, you need top talent. Here are six benefits recruiters believe job seekers want the most.

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How to Market Your Job Postings
By Saige Driver | December 22, 2018

It's a job seeker's market, and recruiters need to meet candidates where they are. Here's how to market your company's job openings.

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These HR Trends Can Inform Better Practices in 2019
By Jennifer Post | December 14, 2018

Trends for 2019 include managers handling performance management, executives using employee data for HR decisions and managerial check-ins replacing year-end performance reviews.

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Small Business Guide to Recruiting Etiquette
By Kayla Harrison | December 08, 2018

Small businesses need to know what makes them stand out, which will help them attract the top talent they are looking for.

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Should You Hire for Personality or Skill?
By Katharine Paljug | November 27, 2018

Business owners often must decide between hiring an employee who's a good cultural fit or someone who already has the necessary skills to succeed.

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Hiring? 5 Tips for a Successful Candidate Interview
By Sammi Caramela | November 08, 2018

Interviewing a job candidate? Here's how to do it well.

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What Is Team Building, and Ways to Achieve It
By Sammi Caramela | November 05, 2018

We interviewed experts on their thoughts about team building, and why it's so important to practice.

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What is a CTO?
By Matt D'Angelo | November 02, 2018

Many companies now have a chief technology officer, but what exactly is a CTO's job? Here's what this role is and isn't.

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The Pros and Cons of Salary Transparency
By Bennett Conlin | October 03, 2018

Learn how to weight the pros and cons of being transparent about compensation practices within your organization.

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My Boss Wants Me to Quit: Now What?
By Marci Martin | October 02, 2018

Have a sneaking suspicion your boss is trying to force you out of the company? Here are some telltale signs you might be right.

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Grow Your Family Business
By Katharine Paljug | August 02, 2018

You can expand your reach if you maintain the family touch.

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Illegal Job Interview Questions to Avoid
By Marci Martin | July 06, 2018

Are you asking candidates the wrong interview questions?

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Starting Strong: Tips for Properly Onboarding Your New Employee
By Bennett Conlin | June 05, 2018

In any business, it's important to have a strong employee onboarding program in place to engage new hires right from the beginning.

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Build a Culture That Increases Employee Retention
By Matt D'Angelo | May 10, 2018

Throwing incentives or monetary benefits at your employees won't make them stay. Instead, try to build a healthy business culture based on a few key principals.

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How to Create a Great Employee Referral Program
By Saige Driver | May 08, 2018

Leverage your existing staff's connections to find the perfect candidate. Here's how to create a great employee referral program at your company.

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Bridge the Gap: What Companies Can Do About the College Skills Gap
By Sammi Caramela | May 04, 2018

There is an evident skills gap between what universities teach students and what organizations expect from employees. Here's how to bridge it.

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How Employers Can Avoid Age Discrimination
By Katharine Paljug | May 02, 2018

Many employers may not even realize how age-related biases are affecting their hiring decisions.

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10 Simple Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy
By Katharine Paljug | March 09, 2018

What makes people love their jobs, and how can you create those conditions for your employees?

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How to Create an Employee Performance Improvement Plan
By Nicole Fallon | February 01, 2018

Is your employee underperforming? You may want to consider a performance improvement plan to get him or her back on track.

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Time to Let Go? 15 Expert Tips for Firing Employees
By Brittney Morgan | February 01, 2018

Need to fire a problem employee? Make sure you do it the right way with these expert tips.

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How You Know When It's Time to Hire
By Business News Daily Editor | January 13, 2018

 

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5 Kinds of People That Get Hired Most
By Chad Brooks | January 12, 2018

Are you looking to hire new staff, and are wondering which personalities are right for your business? Our writers point out the ones to focus on.