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How to Create a Job Posting That Attracts the Right Candidates
By Jared Atchison | June 28, 2022

If you're not getting qualified applicants, the problem may be your job listing. Here's how to write an ad that attracts the best candidates.

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Small Business Guide to Hiring a Social Media Manager
By Kiely Kuligowski | June 28, 2022

Considering hiring a social media manager for your business? Find out what to look for, where to find one, and how much you should pay.

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How to Remotely Onboard New Employees During COVID-19
By Skye Schooley | June 28, 2022

Learn how Quontic successfully onboarded remote employees during the COVID-19 pandemic and how your business can too.

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Enlightened Hiring Decisions: The Value of Disabled Workers
By Fred Cohen | June 16, 2022

Hiring disabled workers is a smart move. In addition to productivity matching non-disabled workers the government offers more benefits.

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Coworking: Increased Income, Improved Work Quality and Greater Collaboration are Biggest Benefits 
By business.com editorial staff | June 09, 2022

Find out why co-working spaces are increasingly popular and how such workplace arrangements can increase productivity.

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How to Hire for Your Business
By Chad Brooks | May 20, 2022

Learn strategies and techniques for hiring employees as you build up a staff for your small business.

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The Hidden Ways Gender Bias Can Sabotage Recruitment
By Skye Schooley | April 20, 2022

Learn what gender bias looks like and how to avoid it in your hiring process.

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Company Culture Metrics: What You Need to Be Tracking and Why
By Chad Brooks | March 30, 2022

Four important measures of performance in the office and components of company culture that you need to be tracking.

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Make It Great: Company Culture Tips From the Best Places to Work
By Chad Brooks | March 30, 2022

Here are a few company culture tips from some of the best places to work.

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The Best Freelancer Websites for Finding Developers
By Dan Steiner | March 29, 2022

Finding good development help is anything but easy these days, but these freelancer websites can make the process a whole lot easier.

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Who Are You Hiring? The Shocking Cost of Resume Fraud
By Skye Schooley | March 21, 2022

Find out what resume fraud is, how it may impact your small business, and how to spot it.

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How to Recruit New Employees
By Skye Schooley | February 16, 2022

Effective recruiting strategies can improve your workforce and save you money. Learn what the recruitment process is and how to conduct it.

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What Is a Criminal Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | February 16, 2022

This guide introduces the concept of criminal background checks and why employers might use one when recruiting and hiring new employees.

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What You Should Know About Noncompete Agreements
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn how a non-compete agreement works and how to include one in your company policies.

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How to Hire Immigrant Workers for Your Small Business
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Immigration policy is always a challenging hot-button topic for small businesses. Here's what you should know.

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10 HR Interview Questions for Employers
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Hiring a good HR manager for your business starts with asking the right questions. Check out a list of the best interview questions for HR.

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Comparing Candidates: Should You Hire Experienced Workers or Recent College Graduates?
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Why might hiring a recent college graduate be a better choice for your business than a seasoned professional? Here's a closer look at the options.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hiring Foreign Nationals
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

Learn what a foreign national is, how to hire foreign workers, and why you might want to consider hiring them.

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Why It’s Important New Hires Fit a Company’s Culture
By Andrew Martins | February 15, 2022

Hiring a candidate who is a good fit within your company's culture can prove to be a major boost to company morale and productivity.

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7 Signs It’s Time to Hire Your First HR Person
By Skye Schooley | February 15, 2022

By hiring someone to handle HR in-house, small business owners can save time and increase confidence that their HR is being handled responsibly.

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What Is Employment Verification?
By Patrick Proctor | February 15, 2022

Employment verifications play an important role in the hiring process. Here is how to conduct one.

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How to Handle a Bad Hire
By Skye Schooley | February 14, 2022

A bad hire costs your business more than just money. If a new employee is underperforming, follow this five-step approach to resolve the issue.

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What Employers Need to Know About Ban the Box
By Alison Grillo | February 14, 2022

Many states and cities have laws on when employers can ask job candidates if they have a criminal history. Learn more about these laws.

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19 Best Sites for Freelance Services
By Max Freedman | February 14, 2022

The internet offers a plethora of options for freelancers and contractors to find quality jobs. Here are the top sites to search.

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Don’t Go It Alone: The Case for Hiring a Marketing Expert
By Ryan Ayers | February 03, 2022

Digital marketing is one area where your ROI and bottom line will be better if you don't DIY.

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Screening Questions to Ask During a Phone Interview (+ Phone Interview Tips)
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2022

Learn how to conduct a phone screen interview and what phone interview questions to ask a candidate.

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5 Tips for Hiring Your First Freelance Writer
By Syed Balkhi | February 02, 2022

Whether you don't have the time or feel like you need help writing engaging content, a freelance writer can be a great investment. Here's how to hire one.

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How to Make Your Job Posting Stand Out
By Syed Balkhi | February 02, 2022

With so many career opportunities online, how can you attract the best candidates? Here are five tips that can help you create effective job postings.

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8 Hiring Challenges Facing Small Business Owners
By Skye Schooley | October 06, 2021

Discover how your small business can overcome the many challenges associated with hiring.

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Bookkeeper
By Derek Gallimore | January 28, 2021

Learn the pros and cons of bringing in a bookkeeper to mind your records and accounting documents versus doing it yourself with accounting software.