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3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Employer Brand and Hire Right

Maria Ross | Posted 02.01.2015 | Small Business
Maria Ross

By following these three simple tips, you can reinforce your employer brand to be one for which the best people clamor to work. And with great people on your team, your business will go on to create brand magic for your customers, clients and partners.

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.

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.

Three Things I Look For In A Job Candidate, From Sheryl Sandberg (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg shared the top three things she looks for in a job candidate, aside from resume and experience, when she joine...

The Hiring Guru: Avoid 'Replacement Ref' hires for your team.

David Jensen | Posted 12.02.2012 | Business
David Jensen

Use questions that create the necessity for the candidate to think independently and answer honestly, rather than use some rote script from a book or the redundant coaching received from a personnel agency.

The Hiring Guru: Should Employers Beware?

David Jensen | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business
David Jensen

Imagine you were out on a very first date. It is not likely you would culminate that evening with a marriage proposal, is it? So goes the first interview of a potential candidate for employment.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod: What's The Best Way To Find Good Employees? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 12.26.2011 | Small Business

Hiring employees is perhaps the most important decision a business owner has to make. After all, the wrong player can prove incredibly disruptive to a...

What is Your Employment Brand Telling Prospective Employees?

Jon Younger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jon Younger

The problem with an employment contract is that it doesn't answer the fundamental question of why employees choose your company rather than another. This is the question answered by an "employment brand."