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4 Tips for Attracting Top Talent

Mike Harden | Posted 03.27.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

Successful companies populate their teams with A-players. To do otherwise is a disservice to the company and its stakeholders. Unfortunately, most A-players aren't actively seeking new employment.

Veteran Unemployment Falls To 7-Year Low

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact

More and more Americans who've served in the armed forces are going back to work. The veteran unemployment rate dropped to 5.3 percent last year -...

3 Questions Every Company Should Be Asking Before Making a New Hire

Nando Rodriguez | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Nando Rodriguez

But how do you know if you're bringing someone on board ready to make lightning strike twice? One way to get you closer to finding out is asking these three questions during the interview.

How to Get Hired in Tech, With ironSource's Dana Primo

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Daniel Etcovitch

Joining the constantly evolving tech sector workforce can be scary, and many recent graduates are having trouble figuring out the best way to get noticed by the tech world or choose the best way to build a career in the industry.

The Reason Why Your Business Is Still In The Technician Stage

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 03.16.2015 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

What prevents small business owners from operating as visionary entrepreneurs who hire the right people and implement processes so their company can run like a well-oiled machine?

Asking Job Candidates the $50m Question

Alexander Saint-Amand | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
Alexander Saint-Amand

Conversations about values and goals are important at every organization. At my company, they're essential. As a global professional learning platform, our success depends on each of our 1,000 employees exercising curiosity, courage, and a love of learning.

The Hiring Guru: Tonye Cole's Africa Business Plan

David Jensen | Posted 03.13.2015 | Business
David Jensen

This advice addresses the end result of using a system or exact process to expand your team like Mr. Cole has done. I hope you can see that the care of onboarding each individual exponentially grows goodwill in and out of the workplace and helps secure the professional legacy of not just Mr. Cole, but his partners, the Sahara Group and commerce throughout Africa.

Millennials Make Ideal Public Servants

Tom Fox | Posted 03.13.2015 | Politics
Tom Fox

When senior leaders objectively think back to earlier points in their own careers, they may realize they were not all that different from millennials. Sure, this new generation is different in superficial ways. But at the end of the day, they are looking for the same opportunities to make a difference, develop their skills and grow into leadership positions, and they want to do so quickly.

It's Time To Grow Your Business

Richard B. Hollis | Posted 02.25.2015 | Small Business
Richard B. Hollis

When you understand your customers and satisfy their needs and you realize you can grow quicker by raising additional capital to expand, you must make the decision of how fast you want to grow and what the competitive threats are if you don't grow fast.

5 Critical Team Building Strategies For Entrepreneurs

Jose Vasquez | Posted 02.17.2015 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Use these strategies to get your business off the ground with the right team.

When Hiring, What Problems Should I Avoid?

John Rampton | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
John Rampton

Hiring can be one of the hardest problems that every business has to deal with. Recently I reached out to eight different startup founders from Startu...

Searching for the Perfect Employee

Alexander Dresner | Posted 02.13.2015 | Business
Alexander Dresner

The talent market is a highly inefficient market. By promoting better alignment between supply and demand forces, employers, job seekers, and the overall economy stand to gain.

Words That Need to be Deleted From Your Resume ASAP

Quora | Posted 03.02.2015 | Business

What are the most useless, meaningless and/or ridiculous "resume words"?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a questio...

No Need to Watch Your Back When You Hire Right!

Terri Wallin | Posted 02.10.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

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.

Hot and on Demand Parking Service ZIRX CEO Sean Behr Shares His 15 Year Entrepreneurship Journey

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.05.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The sharing economy is on the rise. We've seen a big shift in the markets of public transportation and accommodation because of the likes of Uber and Airbnb respectively.

Sound of Intellect: The Psychology of the Elevator Pitch

Wray Herbert | Posted 02.05.2015 | Science
Wray Herbert

Scientists Nick Epley and Juliana Schroeder believe there is something about speech that conveys not just the content of a person's mind but the capacity for reasoning, thoughtfulness and intellect. If they are right, job seekers should appear more thoughtful and intelligent when given the opportunity to speak, rather than write, about themselves. That's what they set out to test.

Startups in LA Are Hiring

Lee Schneider | Posted 02.03.2015 | Small Business
Lee Schneider

If I had to give you the tl:dr on the LA Uncubed event last Friday, I'd say: They're hiring. Two small words, but with big import for the LA economy and the startup scene here.

Is It Because of My Disability?

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 01.30.2015 | Women
Sarah Blahovec

The truth is, I see myself and other people with disabilities as being just as productive, useful, and creative as workers without disabilities. There may be specific obstacles in our career paths, but with adaptation, we have the potential to reach the top of our fields and contribute fully.

Drafting a Team of A+ Players

Patrick Thean | Posted 03.28.2015 | Small Business
Patrick Thean

Your employees are the DNA of your company and, as such, you invest a lot of time and resources to carefully select the very best to represent your brand. So, the real question is, how do you ensure you employ a team of A+ players?

3 Key Business Lessons I Learned in 2014

Yaniv Masjedi | Posted 03.25.2015 | Small Business
Yaniv Masjedi

The start of a year affords us all the opportunity to reflect back on the good and bad times of the previous 365 days. What were your highs and lows? What lessons did you learn professionally? For me, 2014 was a year of re-evaluating how all of us at Nextiva communicate with one another.

Can Nonprofit Organizations Compete in the War for Talent?

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 03.24.2015 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

As the leader of a nonprofit organization that is experiencing rapid growth, I have strived to create a culture of accountability in order to improve our performance to achieve the organization's mission.

Management and Parenting: What do They Have in Common?

Terri Wallin | Posted 03.22.2015 | Small Business
Terri Wallin

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.

The 4 Crucial Rs to Hire With Intention and Build a Team You'll Love

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 03.19.2015 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

The challenge for small businesses and new entrepreneurs is that during the early stages, the hiring process tends to look like this: You hire a friend. Or, someone recommends someone to you, and you say great, let's bring them in!

Engaged on the Leading Edge: Three Reasons Millennials Are Ideal for Recruitment

Ilya Zeldin | Posted 03.14.2015 | Business
Ilya Zeldin

Millennials are much more engaged than they are usually given credit for, and they have advantages over workers from older generations. Here are three reasons Millennials could be a critical part of your company's success.

The ABCs of Recruiting: Always Be Considerate

Erin Daruszka | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Erin Daruszka

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...