iOS app Android app

Hiring Tips

Risk versus Reward of Using Online Searches to Screen Potential Employees

John Rampton | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
John Rampton

With everything happening online, you can find thousands of examples of people getting fired because of posts they put up on social media. But how many businesses use online searches before hiring?

Controlling Overhead: Finding an Unpaid Nonprofit CEO

George Weiner | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
George Weiner

An organization that avoids overhead by paying employees nothing, avoids program evaluations and spends close to zero in technical infrastructure can't possibly be the best social investment.

The '3 Hiring Tests'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

Robert Reffkin bases his management style on three actions that start with the letter L: Listen, learn, lead. When it comes to hiring new employees, l...

The Last Question You Must Ask Before Hiring Someone

Ian Mills | Posted 11.19.2013 | Small Business
Ian Mills

After the candidate has ticked all the boxes of what you need for the role and for the business, you need to step back, neutrally put your own interests aside, and ask yourself: "Is this job the next best step for this person in their life?"

Paul Tudor Jones Should Stop Romanticizing Breastfeeding

Carla Escoda | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Carla Escoda

Paul Tudor Jones' fatuous comments expose his lazy, retrograde thinking. With his superior intellect, he could easily solve the breastfeeding dilemma -- in fact, a few modern companies have already done so.

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.

How Do You Know if You're Hiring a Sales Superstar?

Ian Altman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Ian Altman

I often get called upon by my clients to interview potential sales representatives for their teams. It is easy to be swayed by their engaging personality, smooth style, or polished appearance. However, there are two things that I always seek.

4 Tips to Hire Fast

Sajjad Masud | Posted 02.12.2013 | Small Business
Sajjad Masud

In the race to find top talent, speed might just be the name of the game. Whether your startup company is pre- or post-funding, getting the right people on board as quickly as possible is the best way to ensure success.

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...

Rod Kurtz

What Is Your Best Job Interview Question?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 06.14.2012 | Small Business

Congratulations, graduates! All those early-morning classes and late-night cramming sessions and what's your reward? A lousy job market. Sure, we've s...

How Much Does It Cost To Hire Right?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.24.2012 | Small Business

Employees are the lifeblood of almost any company. They’re the group of people that work collectively -- often behind the scenes -- to ensure that e...

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.

Memo to Employers: Great People Won't Grovel

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

When we can't honestly ask and answer the question "Why should a person with career options desire a job with our organization?" then we have no choice but to keep blaming our recruiters for our own blindness, or deluding ourselves in other ways.

Nate C. Hindman

What Happens When The Boss Is A Kid?

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.06.2012 | Small Business

Eric Grosse's rite of passage at TaskRabbit, a San Francisco-based web startup, came late last year at the company's annual holiday party. It was just...

About Leadership: Searching for Stars

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business
Bernie Bulkin

Can you find your stars through assessment centers? Yes, but first you have to have a very good idea of what sort of competencies a star in your corporation will have.

Hiring 101: Developing a True Nose for Talent

Rob Asghar | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
Rob Asghar

Even if an organization is able to reorganize in a way that eases out its under-performers, most managers still lack solid hiring skills, and few have a well-developed nose for talent that makes a difference. Here are a few counter-intuitive rules for finding the best talent.

Rod Kurtz

What's One Question You Ask On Every Job Interview?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.16.2011 | Small Business

While unemployment holds frustratingly steady at nearly 10 percent, some businesses are still hiring right now -- many of them small businesses. In fa...

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....