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The Questions Job Applicants Are Too Terrified to Ask
By Sean Peek | September 29, 2022

Interviews are stressful. Here is how to ensure your applicants feel comfortable enough to ask difficult questions.

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The Hidden Ways Gender Bias Can Sabotage Recruitment
By Skye Schooley | September 21, 2022

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

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Should You Hire a Lawyer When Launching Your Business?
By Sean Peek | September 21, 2022

Learn the different types of business lawyers – and when you might need to hire one when launching your startup.

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Boo! The Scary Reality of Employee Ghosting
By Skye Schooley | September 21, 2022

Job seekers and employees are ghosting employers more than ever. Learn how to stop this trick from happening to you.

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Background Checks: Can You DIY?
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 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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Don’t Go It Alone: The Case for Hiring a Marketing Expert
By Jennifer Dublino | September 20, 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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How to Hire Immigrant Workers for Your Small Business
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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

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Why It’s Important New Hires Fit a Company’s Culture
By Andrew Martins | September 20, 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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10 HR Interview Questions for Employers
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 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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What You Should Know About Noncompete Agreements
By Skye Schooley | September 20, 2022

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

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5 Ways a UX Designer Can Benefit Your Company
By Jamie Johnson | September 20, 2022

A user experience, or UX, designer makes products accessible and usable. Learn how a UX designer can optimize your offerings and help your small business.

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The Best Freelancer Websites for Finding Developers
By Dan Steiner | September 08, 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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How to Negotiate When Hiring Freelancers
By Bennett Conlin | September 08, 2022

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

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19 Best Sites for Freelance Services
By Max Freedman | September 07, 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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Owning Your Onboarding Process Is the Key to Success With New Hires
By Christine Alemany | September 07, 2022

It's important that new hires are empowered to do their jobs.

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Bookkeeper
By Derek Gallimore | September 07, 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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5 Tips for Hiring Your First Freelance Writer
By Syed Balkhi | September 06, 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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In-House and Freelance Web Developers Are Ideal for Small Business
By Matt D’Angelo | September 06, 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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What Employers Need to Know About Ban the Box
By Alison Grillo | September 02, 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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Is Your New Hire a Deepfake? How to Spot One During Recruitment
By Skye Schooley | September 02, 2022

Protect your business from cybercriminals by following these tips to spot a deepfake during the recruitment process.

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Coworking: Increased Income, Improved Work Quality and Greater Collaboration are Biggest Benefits
By business.com editorial staff | September 01, 2022

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

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How to Create Hiring Practices to Tackle the Tech Skills Gap
By Jeff Mazur | September 01, 2022

Want the best tech talent on your team? Throw away your conventional hiring practices.

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17 Things to Look for When Hiring Freelancers
By Scott Gerber | September 01, 2022

Technical skills are important, but they're not the only things that matter when hiring freelancers. Here is what to be on the lookout for.

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Company Culture Metrics: What You Need to Be Tracking and Why
By Chad Brooks | September 01, 2022

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

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Hiring Freelancers for Your Startup? Consider These Pros and Cons
By Igor Tkach | September 01, 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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Avoiding the Panic Hire: How to Hire Swiftly and Effectively
By Skye Schooley | September 01, 2022

Learn more about how to avoid panic-hiring the wrong person and hire swiftly and effectively instead.

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Finding Talented Freelancers: 12 Websites Worth Searching
By Scott Gerber | September 01, 2022

These sites are excellent resources when you're seeking the right person for a project.

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Hiring Smart: 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Hiring
By Evyatar Sagie | August 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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Why Hiring People With Disabilities Is Good for Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | August 29, 2022

Differently abled people can be a boon for your business, your employees' motivation and productivity, and the economy as a whole.

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Labor Shortage Myths and Facts: The Real Reasons Young Adults Remain Unemployed
By business.com editorial staff | August 29, 2022