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The Problem With Age Bias & Generations

Richie Etwaru | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Richie Etwaru

If you are leading individuals from multiple "generations," you are probably categorizing them incorrectly, and here is why this is bad for you and your business.

How to Find Your Next Super Star Employee

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

The pace of talent-scouting is unpredictable. But once you do assemble a diverse team of high-performers, the culture you establish will be sustainable into the future.

Wanted: Quality Job Applicants

FindSpark | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business
FindSpark

I've been hiring people for my teams for over 15 years, so it's safe to say that I've seen just about everything when it comes to cover letters, resumes and interviews. At least, I thought I had.

The Economy Won't Move Becasue Managers Won't Move

Milton Ezrati | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Milton Ezrati

This economy needs more "animal spirit." The great economist, John Maynard Keynes, coined this term to describe the willingness of business managers to expand aggressively and identified it as essential for economic growth.

Why Companies Should Hire Creative People

Sophie Andrews | Posted 11.10.2014 | Business
Sophie Andrews

Unconventional workplaces aren't more productive in and of themselves, but, when they are an outgrowth of an employee-centric corporate culture, the results (think Google) can be utterly spectacular.

How Small Businesses Can Land Big Talent

Frank Chalupa | Posted 10.30.2014 | Small Business
Frank Chalupa

2014 may be winding down, but employers are ramping up hiring as they add seasonal employees during the holidays and look ahead to 2015.

The Hiring Guru: Meir Ezra And "Good People"

David Jensen | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
David Jensen

Since releasing my book, The Naked Interview: Hiring Without Regret, I've spoken to many clients and business owners about the topic of hiring and ret...

How Social Media Can Make or Break Your Job Search

Monica Zent | Posted 10.16.2014 | Business
Monica Zent

Is what you're posting on Facebook the reason you didn't get that job? As recruiters increasingly turn to social media during the hiring process, the answer could very well be "yes."

Interview With Social Media Advertising Strategist, Daniel Reed

Christina Scribner | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Christina Scribner

As a club promoter in Baltimore, Daniel Reed quickly learned how powerful of a marketing tool social media can be. After reaching out to his thousands of followers on various sites, he saw dance floors become more crowded than they had ever been before.

Hungry for Culture? 11 Business Lessons Inspired by Restaurant Royalty

Andrew J. Levine | Posted 10.03.2014 | Business
Andrew J. Levine

As you strive to build the best workplace and culture for your business, keep in mind these these tips from the Union Square Hospitality Group brain trust.

5 Tips For Building Your Social Dream Team

Saudia Davis | Posted 10.02.2014 | Small Business
Saudia Davis

It's extremely challenging to build teams that not only share your social passions, but who also boast the business experience needed to maintain a healthy bottom line.

What Should I Do if an Employee Is a Liar?

Russ Warner | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business
Russ Warner

We need to be careful not to assume that individuals are guaranteed to repeat past behavior. Such assumptions can limit a person's ability to learn and grow. But, how can we know if an employee is going to repeat past behavior such as illicit drug use, theft, or bribery?

Survey: America's 'Job Creators' Would Rather Do Anything But Create Jobs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business

America's capitalists take every chance they get to remind us that they are our "job creators," but it turns out that their least-favorite thing on ea...

Accidental Networking

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 11.04.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

Everyday activities are often the best channel for networking, and a few small changes in how you approach these daily interactions can add value to your relationships.

The Opportunity of Management

Great Work Cultures | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

Managers sit at a juncture at which there lies great opportunity for positive contribution in the world. Our managers make a disproportionate differen...

How Do You Deal With an Unethical, Productive Employee

Russ Warner | Posted 10.30.2014 | Business
Russ Warner

Firing a productive employee with the intention to find and rehire someone else isn't a decision to take lightly. That decision impacts the company's bottom line. But without productive employees, an organization cannot excel, and that affects the bottom line as well.

Why Would Anyone Great Want to Work for You?

Alison Whitmire | Posted 10.26.2014 | Small Business
Alison Whitmire

How will you differentiate your next opening so that great performers will want it? It's up to you. You'll get what you attract. The better your bait, the better the fish you'll catch.

An Encouraging Sign For The Economy

AP | By JOSH BOAK | Posted 10.12.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers in June advertised the most monthly job openings in more than 13 years. Employers posted 4.67 millio...

The Hiring Guru: Confidence Is Critical When Interviewing

David Jensen | Posted 09.26.2014 | Business
David Jensen

With the US adding 209,000 new jobs in April, unemployment (6.9 percent) is finally at its lowest since 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statist...

Workplace Guru Can Tell You How to Land a Job from What You Take in Your Coffee

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 09.29.2014 | Business
Stephen Viscusi

Do you think you knew all the basic human resources questions hiring companies like to ask? What are your strengths? Weaknesses? HR 101, I call them. Familiar?

Why Your Business Needs a Tennis Player

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.29.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

We've all been part of a group or team where everything clicked. Everyone knows things a great team needs -- leadership, ownership of solving problems, camaraderie and integrity.

3 Tips for Using Video Interviews to Hire Great Teachers

Josh Tolan | Posted 09.15.2014 | Education
Josh Tolan

The problem isn't drought, it's a flood. Yet, you know it takes more to excel at your school than just the right credentials. Cultural fit is extremely important for any teacher, whether they're a recent grad or a seasoned pro.

A Rooney Rule for Corporate Boardrooms

Shelley Bird | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Shelley Bird

The Rooney Rule doesn't require owners to hire black head coaches or managers just because a candidate is black, but simply make sure that all qualified candidates are given equal access and a fair review. It ensures a level playing field.

What Type of Tech Job Applicants Offer the Best Performance

Jason Grill | Posted 09.11.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

As the tech job sector continues to grow in the United States there is a constant competition going on between employers to get the best talent available. However, there is a true disconnect between many businesses looking to hire talent and what the high tech worker really wants from a job.

How to Win by Throwing out the Traditional Hiring Playbook

Sean McNamara | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Sean McNamara

How can the next generation of industry leaders apply this misfit math to a unique business model, structure, and culture?