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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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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 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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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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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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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.

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Small Business Guide to Hiring a Social Media Manager
By Kiely Kuligowski | June 29, 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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Comparing Candidates: Should You Hire Experienced Workers or Recent College Graduates?
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 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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What Is a Criminal Background Check?
By Patrick Proctor | June 29, 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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When to Hire a Full-Time Employee vs. Contractor
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

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

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16 Questions to Ask Your Web Developer
By Thomas Griffin | June 29, 2022

Asking the right questions when choosing a web developer can help you find someone who understands your vision and can give you the website you want.

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How Remote Businesses Can Attract High Quality Job Candidates
By Chris Christoff | June 29, 2022

Since remote employers don't see their employees in person every day they should make sure they have a refined hiring process.

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8 Hiring Challenges Facing Small Business Owners
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

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

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Would You Hire Someone Who Didn’t Go to College?
By Chad Brooks | June 29, 2022

Do you consider applicants who didn't go to college? Here's why you should.

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Screening Questions to Ask During a Phone Interview (+ Phone Interview Tips)
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

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

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7 Signs It’s Time to Hire Your First HR Person
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 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’s the Difference Between Exempt and Nonexempt Employees?
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 2022

Knowing how to properly classify employees is critical for businesses of all sizes. It also impacts workplace rights and overtime compensation.

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Should You Hire Full-Time or Part-Time Employees?
By Mona Bushnell | June 29, 2022

Discover the pros and cons of hiring full-time employees versus part-time employees.

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11 Ways to Successfully Onboard Your New Hires
By Dennis O’Keefe | June 29, 2022

Onboarding will help employees learn the necessary skills and behaviors to become productive team members as quickly as possible.

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Everything You Need to Know About Hiring Foreign Nationals
By Skye Schooley | June 29, 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 You Should Promote From Within Your Company
By Laura Spawn | June 29, 2022

Before hiring externally, your company should consider the benefits of internal recruitment. The right person for the job may already work for you.

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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.