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How to Negotiate When Hiring Freelancers
By Bennett Conlin | November 16, 2023

If you need additional help but can’t afford to hire a full-time employee, working with a freelancer is a good option. Here’s how to negotiate fairly.

Small Business Guide to Hiring a Social Media Manager
By Kiely Kuligowski | November 07, 2023

Are you 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.

How to Recruit New Employees
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

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

Why Companies Are Choosing Freelancers Over Full-Time Employees
By Jennifer Dublino | November 06, 2023

More businesses are outsourcing project-based jobs to freelancers instead of hiring full-time staff. Learn the pros and cons of hiring freelancers.

What Is a Criminal Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | November 06, 2023

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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Who Are You Hiring? The Shocking Cost of Resume Fraud
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

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

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Hiring Smart: 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Hiring
By Evyatar Sagie | November 06, 2023

Finding the right employees is key to your business's success. Follow these tips to find workers who are a good fit for the organization and role.

Screening Questions to Ask During a Phone Interview (+ Phone Interview Tips)
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

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

Background Checks: Can You DIY?
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

Employers may run background checks on candidates. If you're wondering what a background check can reveal about you, run a personal background check.

Owning Your Onboarding Process Is the Key to Success With New Hires
By Miranda Fraraccio | November 06, 2023

Make sure your new hires are onboarded successfully so they are set up for success in their new roles.

What You Should Know About Noncompete Agreements
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2023

Learn how a noncompete agreement works and how to include one in your company policies.

10 HR Interview Questions for Employers
By Skye Schooley | November 03, 2023

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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Everything You Need to Know About Hiring Foreign Nationals
By Skye Schooley | November 02, 2023

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

Would You Hire Someone Who Didn’t Go to College?
By Jennifer Post | November 02, 2023

Is having a higher education essential to being a good employee? Not necessarily. Here is what hiring managers should consider.

Why Hiring People With Disabilities Is Good for Business
By Jennifer Dublino | November 02, 2023

Hiring people with disabilities is good for business and the economy. Learn the upsides of hiring people with disabilities and fostering inclusivity.

What Is Employment Verification?
By Patrick Proctor | November 02, 2023

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

Avoiding the Panic Hire: How to Hire Swiftly and Effectively
By Skye Schooley | October 31, 2023

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

How to Hire for Your Business
By Chad Brooks | October 30, 2023

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

Should You Hire Full-Time or Part-Time Employees?
By Mona Bushnell | October 30, 2023

If you're preparing to hire new employees, consider which roles require a full-time employee and which jobs might be best filled as part-time positions.

Boo! The Scary Reality of Employee Ghosting
By Skye Schooley | October 06, 2023

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

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Up in Smoke: Should Businesses Still Drug Test for Marijuana?
By Skye Schooley | October 06, 2023

Amid increased legalization, the debate on whether to still drug test employees for weed use is complicated. See the pros and cons here.

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All the Rage: Telltale Signs of an Angry Applicant
By Dan Ketchum | October 03, 2023

Learn more about what is driving employees to become angry job applicants.

The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Bookkeeper
By Derek Gallimore | October 02, 2023

Hiring a financial professional like a bookkeeper can help you save money and time. But it's crucial to understand the downsides as well as the upsides.

Why It’s Important New Hires Fit a Company’s Culture
By Andrew Martins | September 21, 2023

Business owners who want a cohesive workplace must ensure new hires fit the company culture. Learn why a cultural fit is vital and how to qualify people.

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Coworking: Increased Income, Improved Work Quality and Greater Collaboration are Biggest Benefits
By Chad Brooks | September 05, 2023

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

When to Hire a Full-Time Employee vs. Contractor
By Skye Schooley | August 29, 2023

Learn the pros and cons of hiring contractors vs. employees to determine which type of worker is the best for your business.

Best Freelancer Websites for Finding Developers
By Mark Fairlie | August 18, 2023

Finding good help can be hard these days, especially in the development and engineering world. These sites can help you hire a freelance developer.

The Hidden Ways Gender Bias Can Sabotage Recruitment
By Skye Schooley | August 10, 2023

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

Comparing Candidates: Should You Hire Experienced Workers or Recent College Graduates?
By Skye Schooley | August 03, 2023

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.