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Millennials and Baby Boomers: Why They’re More Alike Than You Think
By Deborah Sweeney | August 10, 2022

Rather than looking at your workers' generational differences, celebrate what they have in common, like hard work, collaboration and shared values.

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Getting Past the Stereotype: Why You Should Hire Millennials
By Jason Richmond | August 10, 2022

Millennials have a bad rap, but they are the most educated generation to enter the workforce. Read four other beneficial qualities of millennials.

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Do You Know Where Your Best Hires Are Coming From?
By Chris Lennon | August 10, 2022

One of the biggest challenges employers face is finding and keeping good employees. It all starts with knowing where to look for great candidates.

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Enlightened Hiring Decisions: The Value of Disabled Workers
By Fred Cohen | August 10, 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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Don’t Go It Alone: The Case for Hiring a Marketing Expert
By Jennifer Dublino | August 10, 2022

While entrepreneurs can do it all, they should leave digital marketing to the experts. Learn how a digital marketing expert can improve your bottom line.

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When Looking to Hire Talented Freelancers, Consider These Resources
By Scott Gerber | August 09, 2022

Finding the right help for your project is easier than you'd think.Try these 10 resources recommended by Young Entrepreneur Council.

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Hiring Freelancers for Your Startup? Consider These Pros and Cons
By Igor Tkach | August 09, 2022

If you're considering hiring freelancers to help you grow your startup, here are a few pros and cons to keep in mind.

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Should You Hire a Lawyer When Launching Your Business?
By Mason Cole | August 09, 2022

Launching a business has a very small margin for error. Here are four critical areas where hiring a business attorney can pay off for startups.

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Small Business Guide to Background Screening
By David Bloom | August 02, 2022

Enlisting the help of a background check services agency can aid you business during the hiring process.

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How to Negotiate When Hiring Freelancers
By Bennett Conlin | August 02, 2022

Hiring a freelancer? Giving freelancers a fair market rate is the best way to ensure a good working relationship

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Background Checks: Can You DIY?
By Skye Schooley | August 02, 2022

Although a personal background check is not as comprehensive as pre-employment screening, it can give you an idea of what potential employers are seeing.

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How to Hire a Great Web Developer
By Matt D’Angelo | August 02, 2022

Hiring a great web developer can require some research and time combing through applicants, but the commitment is worth the result.

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18 Places to Find Talented Freelancers
By Scott Gerber | August 02, 2022

These 18 entrepreneurs share what they've found to be the best sources for online freelance talent.

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Coworking: Increased Income, Improved Work Quality and Greater Collaboration are Biggest Benefits
By business.com editorial staff | July 22, 2022

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

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Who Are You Hiring? The Shocking Cost of Resume Fraud
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2022

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

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The Hidden Ways Gender Bias Can Sabotage Recruitment
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2022

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

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Bookkeeper
By Derek Gallimore | July 21, 2022

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

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How to Hire for Your Business
By Chad Brooks | July 21, 2022

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

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Why an HR Manager Threw Out Your Resume
By Skye Schooley | July 05, 2022

If you're having trouble landing a job, it could be because an HR manager didn't like your resume. Check your resume for these common mistakes.

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Outsourcing for Small Businesses: Should You Hire a Contractor?
By Dennis O’Keefe | July 01, 2022

Small businesses may need a contractor at different times and for different reasons. Here are tips on finding a competent, reliable contractor.

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Why Companies Are Choosing Freelancers Over Full-Time Employees
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Companies are increasingly hiring freelancers over full-time employees. What makes this growing segment of the workforce so appealing to companies?

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Avoiding the Panic Hire: How to Hire Swiftly and Effectively
By Chris Lennon | June 29, 2022

With the right techniques and planning, you can avoid panic-hiring the wrong person and hire swiftly and effectively instead.

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Hiring Smart: 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Hiring
By Evyatar Sagie | June 29, 2022

Planning ahead and taking care of your employees can be the keys to finding candidates who can help you and your business thrive.

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What Is Employment Verification?
By Patrick Proctor | June 29, 2022

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

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Why It’s Important New Hires Fit a Company’s Culture
By Andrew Martins | June 29, 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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Should You Require Contracts as a Freelancer?
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Here's everything you need to know about freelance contracts.

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In-House and Freelance Web Developers Are Ideal for Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | June 29, 2022

A great web developer is essential to any small business, but you may not need one on staff. Learn about hiring a freelancer versus an in-house developer.

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How to Handle a Bad Hire
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 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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6 Reasons Why You Should Hire Remote Workers and How to Find Them
By Sara McGuire | June 29, 2022

Many employers are embracing the unique benefits of hiring remote workers. Build a world-class team, from around the world.

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1099 vs. W-2: Which Type of Employee Should You Hire?
By Dock David Treece | June 29, 2022

We break down the pros and cons of hiring a W-2 employee versus a 1099 contractor, explaining what hiring managers and small business owners need to know.