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Don't Look for Talent; Find People Who Do Things

Tucker Max | Posted 08.24.2013 | Business
Tucker Max

When I interview someone, I tell them I don't care about their résumé. I only care about two things. I don't want to know anything else, because everything else is puffery, status signaling, or bullshit.

Change Management: How to Build and Run a Better Business

Scott Steinberg | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business
Scott Steinberg

We take a look at several of the most common problems that CEOs, senior managers and entrepreneurs frequently stare down when pivoting or preparing their enterprise for future growth and expansion -- and, through careful planning and strategy, how to overcome all with a minimum of friction.

Finding the Superstar Employee

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 08.20.2013 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

Here's the problem: most people can't write a good job advertisement. They write the same ole mediocre ad everyone else has out there. And when you write a mediocre ad, you get mediocre people applying for that position.

Five Things Every Startup CEO Should Know About Hiring a PR Firm

David Mandell | Posted 08.19.2013 | Business
David Mandell

Having spent time a good amount of time in the PR world - both agency and corporate side - prior to jumping into the startup world, I often get asked ...

Don't Create an Employer Brand - Create a Culture Brand

Kes Thygesen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business
Kes Thygesen

In a poll of 4,500 job seekers by CareerBuilder and Inavero, job seekers reported that when researching a company for a job, they most frequently run a Google search, read recent news about the company online, check the company's Facebook presence and follow them on Twitter.

Startup Advice from David S. Kidder

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

David S. Kidder is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. Currently, he's the co-founder and CEO of Bionic, an enterprise innovation platform. Prio...

Challenging The Top 5 Myths in Employee Referral Programs (INFOGRAPHIC)

Heather Huhman | Posted 08.17.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

Finding the right employees for your organization can be a difficult task. Not only do you have to nab the most experienced candidates, you also have to make sure they'll stick around.

What's Wrong With Job Interviews, And How To Fix Them

Adam Grant | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Adam Grant

Although scientific evidence supports the validity of situational judgment tests, work samples, and simulations, relatively few organizations use them. But imagine a world in which every organization relied on these tools. Should we eliminate interviews altogether?

Eleazar David Melendez

Employers Still Too Afraid To Hire

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business

Never mind the talk of economic growth supposedly resuming and improving U.S. fortunes. In the country's boardrooms, the conversation remains fixed on...

8 Ways to Build a Cohesive Team

Heather Huhman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Small Business
Heather Huhman

Building a cohesive team is a never-ending process. With every new project comes different challenges. It is important to consistently make sure your team is working well together and reaching results effectively.

Employee Referral Platform Named Best Recruitment Tool

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.24.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

Understanding how to source, acquire, and then retain employees is a delicate practice. Not only do you have to find the best fit for your organization, but also you have to find the sorts of employees who won't jump ship.

Hiring Veterans Isn't Charity -- It's Smart Investing

Derek Bennett | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Derek Bennett

Veterans are superbly trained, diverse, innovative, reliable, hardworking, dedicated citizens, and many possess skills that are highly transferable.

School's Out Forever: Hiring the Best New Grads

Josh Tolan | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business
Josh Tolan

College students all over the country are turning the tassel on their graduation caps this month and entering the job search. This can mean great things for your company, as top-notch entry-level talent is flooding the job market.

From Battlefield to The IT Field: My Story of Transition

Courtney Beard | Posted 10.18.2013 | Impact
Courtney Beard

Today, I am working for Cisco Systems as a Network Consulting Engineer, using my knowledge of cyber security, my security clearance, and past experiences from the military all in one place. And it all began with taking the first step and signing up for a program that was there to assist a transitioning veteran such as myself.

Five Things I Learned Starting a Company

Ingrid Sanders | Posted 07.19.2013 | Small Business
Ingrid Sanders

If the motivation is anything less than, "I just can't not do it," you might want to think twice because times will get tough. Here are five other things I've learned in the first six months of building a company.

How to Find and Retain Top Tech Candidates [INFOGRAPHIC]

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology
Heather Huhman

For employers, finding technology workers is no easy task. In fact, technology workers rank among the third most difficult positions to fill. So what's going on, and how can employers compensate?

7 Ways to Find Talent for Hard-to-Fill Positions

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

With today's skills gap, you may find yourself struggling to find the candidates you need for particular positions. Filling these skilled openings may require more work than a typical position would, but it doesn't have to be costly.

Hiring via Employee Referrals? Avoid These Common Mistakes

Kes Thygesen | Posted 07.16.2013 | Business
Kes Thygesen

With so much competition in the job market, employers are no longer flipping through a stack of resumes to make new hires -- instead, they're turning to employee referrals to find the best candidates.

A Guide to Hiring Recruitment Firms

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.15.2013 | Small Business
Heather Huhman

Hiring the right employees for any size company can be extremely difficult and very time-consuming. Nevertheless, recruiting top workers should be a priority for every firm -- and your company should be no different.

Finding Good Hires Means Measuring Social Impact

Patrick Richard | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business
Patrick Richard

Job candidates who already demonstrate social impact in their field can drive future recruitment, rev up engagement within the company, and act as a driving force in promoting the company brand.

School's Out for Summer: Hiring the Best Interns

Josh Tolan | Posted 07.09.2013 | Small Business
Josh Tolan

There are plenty of aspects about internships which can lead to low enthusiasm for the wrong candidate. After all, an internship isn't a full-time job with a career ladder, and interns don't always get the most interesting projects to tackle.

Hiring Interns? 5 Things You Need to Know

Ashley Mosley | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

Internships are a mutually beneficial relationship for both employers and students. But before you hire your next interns, here are five things you need to know.

5 Ways to Be Objective in Your Hiring Process

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

Employers need to be objective when hiring new employees to ensure they provide equal opportunities for every job seeker who applies. By applying these ideas to your hiring process, you will be able to select a candidate with accuracy and fairness.

A Field Guide to Solo Entrepreneurship

Erica Swallow | Posted 07.07.2013 | Technology
Erica Swallow

It's now easier than ever to start a company -- even as a single founder, it's not unimaginable that one could hack his or her way to success in the matter of a few years, and sometimes less.

Mark Gongloff

The Chart That Shows Hiring Is Clearly Dead In The Water

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

If it wasn't clear before, it's clear now: Employers just aren't hiring. The Bureau of Labor Statistics on Tuesday released its latest Job Openings...