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Hiring Employees

2 Steps to Hiring and Retaining the Right Millennial

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

Are you asking yourself, "What is with these Millennials? They have no loyalty?" Well, perhaps their loyalty isn't the challenge -- perhaps, you are hiring the wrong Millennial.

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.

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.

Katherine Bindley

What Employers Really Look For In Job Candidates: Someone To Hang Out With

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business

Prior to an interview, job seekers may fret about whether their analytical skills are up to par or whether their experience is extensive enough, but w...

Job Hopping Is Down and the Wage Gap Is Up Between Young and Old Companies

Jordan Bell-Masterson | Posted 11.28.2012 | Small Business
Jordan Bell-Masterson

As the labor market begins to recover and loosen up, job applicants will naturally have more options of potential employers -- including whether to sign on at a large, established firm or to look for work at a startup instead.

Develop a Skills Plan for the Life Cycle of Your Career

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

In today's volatile economic environment, success amid global competition and technological change requires workers to take charge of their careers. Committing to continuous skill development is an essential step to increasing your employability and career prospects.

The True Cost Of Hiring (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.04.2012 | Small Business

When it comes to the cost of hiring new employees, many companies jump straight to salary and benefit calculations. However, the actual cost of hiring...

7 Kinds of Smart You Need to Look for When Hiring

Ted Harro | Posted 06.17.2012 | Money
Ted Harro

It's easy to be imprecise about what kind of "smart" we are looking for when hiring. Asking, "is someone smart" is a simple way to screen a candidate. Just be sure that you're not going from being simple to being simplistic. Know what you need and where you need it.

Answering the Question "What's Your Greatest Weakness?"

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.02.2012 | Money
Liz Ryan

Isn't all that the point of a job interview -- to get past the surface, far past what a resume would tell us? If so, why are we still wasting time with mindless, insulting interview questions?

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod: What's The Best Way To Find Good Employees?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Hiring Your First Employee: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Julia L. Rogers | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

If you do everything right during the startup phase, eventually you'll need to hire additional help. Simply put, you can't go it alone forever. And th...

The 10 U.S. Companies Hiring The Most American Workers

24/7 Wall Street | Douglas A. McIntyre, Charles Stockdale | Posted 06.08.2011 | Business

The unemployment rate rose so fast in 2008 and 2009 that in some months the US lost more than 500,000 jobs. That trend has only begun to reverse itsel...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 29: Where Can We Find Tech-Savvy Talent?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains how to hire tech geeks, why more investors are looking overseas and what you can do to stay on Aaron Sorkin's good...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 25: Where Can I Find Good Part-Time Employees?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains where to find quality talent and why you may not need a patent for your invention. Plus, Lauren does her best Mary...

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 18: How Do I Manage Growth?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz warns against growing your business too quickly, offers advice on hiring a manager and tries to give his mom a shout-out....