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16 Questions to Ask Your Web Developer
By Thomas Griffin | August 27, 2020

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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1099 vs. W-2: Which Type of Employee Should You Hire?
By Dock David Treece | August 07, 2020

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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What’s the Difference Between Exempt and Nonexempt Employees?
By Skye Schooley | July 22, 2020

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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How to Remotely Onboard New Employees During COVID-19
By Skye Schooley | July 08, 2020

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

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Why You Should Promote From Within Your Company
By Laura Spawn | June 24, 2020

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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Owning Your Onboarding Process Is the Key to Success With New Hires
By Christine Alemany | June 04, 2020

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

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18 Places to Find Talented Freelancers
By Scott Gerber | June 01, 2020

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

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When to Hire a Full-Time Employee vs. Contractor
By Skye Schooley | May 14, 2020

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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The Best Ways to Hire and Retain Employees
By Nick Bogacz | April 23, 2020

Employee retention is important to maintaining high morale and a productive team. Here's how to make sure the people you hire stay with you.

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How to Maintain Hiring and Background Checks Amid COVID-19
By Lou Paglia | April 16, 2020

Urgently needing to hire as the pandemic rages? Here are steps to strengthen your employee screening process even during a crisis.

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Why Companies Are Choosing Freelancers Over Full-Time Employees
By Chad Brooks | April 06, 2020

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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Should You Require Contracts as a Freelancer?
By Chad Brooks | April 01, 2020

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

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Would You Hire Someone Who Didn’t Go to College?
By Chad Brooks | March 31, 2020

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

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Should You Hire Full-Time or Part-Time Employees?
By Mona Bushnell | March 27, 2020

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

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Background Checks: Can You DIY?
By Skye Schooley | March 12, 2020

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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Hiring? Here’s Why You Should Send an SMS Blast
By Chad Brooks | March 12, 2020

Text messages work for marketing, and they can work in your recruitment strategy, too. Here are a few good reasons to use an SMS blast when you're hiring.

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The Smart Way to Consider a Candidate’s Social Media
By David Bloom | January 15, 2020

Social media should play a part in any background check you do.

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Outsourcing for Small Businesses: Should You Hire a Contractor?
By Dennis O’Keefe | October 20, 2019

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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How to Hire the Right Sales Team
By Joseph Laforte | September 12, 2019

Learn why it's important for small businesses to consider personalities and soft skills when hiring. These tips can help you choose the best candidate.

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11 Ways to Successfully Onboard Your New Hires
By Dennis O’Keefe | September 12, 2019

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

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17 Things to Look for When Hiring Freelancers
By Scott Gerber | August 21, 2019

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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How Remote Businesses Can Attract High Quality Job Candidates
By Chris Christoff | July 31, 2019

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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How to Negotiate When Hiring Freelancers
By Bennett Conlin | July 19, 2019

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

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How to Create a Job Posting That Attracts the Right Candidates
By Jared Atchison | May 16, 2019

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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Red Flags to Watch for When Hiring a Freelancer
By Scott Gerber | May 13, 2019

Freelancers can be great partners for your business, but you need to be careful. Here are some signs you shouldn't hire a certain freelancer.

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Hiring Freelancers for Your Startup? Consider These Pros and Cons
By Igor Tkach | February 25, 2019

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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Hiring Smart: 10 Do’s and Don’ts for Hiring
By Evyatar Sagie | February 04, 2019

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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Small Business Guide to Background Screening
By David Bloom | December 07, 2018

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

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5 Ways a UX Designer Can Benefit Your Company
By Rudy Mutter | October 25, 2018

The right user experience designer brings some or all of these qualities to the table.

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Finding Talented Freelancers: 12 Websites Worth Searching
By Scott Gerber | September 03, 2018

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