As the CEO of a rapidly growing startup, I am challenged with both the "classic small business" and the wildly unpredictable phases of growth. I feel lucky that much of the original team is still with the company today and dedicated to seeing this go big.
The world of travel is changing - the sector is booming again, chains such as Air BnB have become the largest and most successful corporations in the business today. Travel websites are exploding with traffic.
C# is today one of the most popular languages in the industry. C# can be used to build any type of application, from desktop to mobile, and is even widely used in server environments to power modern web applications.
From the start I want to make it very clear that it is extremely hard to find a great programmer if you are not one. Many people would even say that it is impossible for someone without a programming background to find a great programmer.
Did you ever think a career choice could determine whether or not you are legally defined as a protected class? On March 24, this becomes fact as changes are made to the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA).
If you adhere to the systematic hiring process recommended, you'll stomp out the glowing embers of political intrigue that can burn a business to the ground. And you'll sleep better at night knowing that you can concentrate on leading your company forward.
If you are in a management position and have children, this is probably an easy question to answer. For those of us who are in leadership positions and watch others who have children, the question is probably also an easy to answer.
A considerate attitude is also important because the persons doing the hiring are the face of your organization and often provide the candidate's first impression of the company. Put yourself in the candidate's place and provide a good experience. Here are some tips...
Why is it that some truly amazing social entrepreneurship ventures never get off the ground? Or why do some concepts and programs with every reason to succeed and thrive only achieve a modicum of success, and then die?
Giving employees the tools to guide them through making an ethical decision, and teaching them how to use ethical principles to defend their actions in such a way as to show that this action was the "right" action, is a much better use of resources.
What if you didn't get the job because of the color of your eyes? Or because you were too tall? In 2014, this kind of hiring discrimination might sound absurd, but for deaf job candidates it is a difficult reality.
Hiring people with disabilities is a strategy that smart companies will want to put into action today. The voluntary self-disclosure form marks the beginning of an opportunity for both companies and job seekers alike.