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How to Improve the Success of Your Small Business
BY Ruth Hoffmann

Getting a small business off the ground is no small feat, even if you’re already experienced as an entrepreneur. Do your homework properly before getting started.

Could AI Help Managers Predict Personnel Conflicts Before a Hire?
BY Igor Makarov

Effective hiring has conventionally been easier said than done. Today, however, our hiring protocols may be on the brink of change: artificial intelligence offers the support leaders need to...

When You Should Hire Your First HR Person
BY Mark McKee

Here are the key signs it's time to consider bringing on an HR employee.

How to Find and Keep Awesome Employees
BY Jeff Bradford

Just as your car will not run without an engine, your business can't run without the right people.

How Big Business Is Recruiting Talent in the 21st Century
BY David Trounce

With the changing expectations in workplace employment and recruiting, employers have had to rethink their entire process for attracting, engaging and retaining talent. Companies of all sizes can...

How to Become a Sought-After Employer
BY Heather Baker

Addressing our people strategy led to three employer awards, a 100% increase in applications for new vacancies and a boost in employee satisfaction. We transformed our employer brand, and it's...

Courage Is a Key Component of Open-Minded Management
BY Kerry Goyette

Being an open, emotionally intelligent small business leader is constant — and courage is a huge part of that process.

7 Things to Do After Your Job Interview to Get Hired Faster
BY Biron Clark

Your opportunity to land a job doesn't end when the interview is over.

17 Things to Look for When Hiring Freelancers
BY Scott Gerber

When hiring a freelancer, don't just focus on their technical skills.

Popular Management Theories Decoded
BY Bennett Conlin

What do some of the original management theorists believe?

How to Improve Your Customer Retention Strategy
BY Guy Marion

Improving your customer retention strategy can make a big impact on your bottom line.

Best Business Certifications of 2019
BY Kim Lindros

A business certification can make your skills stand out and help you get the right salary.

Are You a Serial Lead Qualifier? It Might Be Time to Reassess Your Business Interactions
BY Alon Tvina

Every business interaction doesn't have to be a showdown.

6 Non-Negotiable Qualities of a Marketing Team Leader
BY Allan Dib

Good leadership can mean the difference between a happy team and an unproductive, miserable team.

What Sigmund Freud Said About Business
BY Kiely Kuligowski

Apply Freud's principles to some aspects of your work.

Understanding Employee Monitoring Systems and Privacy Issues in 2019
BY Aigerim Berzinya

Monitoring software can increase worker productivity but must be implemented ethically.

11 Tips for New Staffing Managers
BY Komal Dangi

Use these tips to excel in your new career as a staffing manager.

I've come up with an idea to start a small 3 room hotel. What's the minimum number of employees I need and which employees do I need to hire?
QUESTION | BY Sulanka Thomasz | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/07/19

I'm starting this hotel and planning to expand in future. At the moment I'm working on a budget so I can't hire employees unnecessarily. So I need to know the exact amount of employees required for 3...

7 Steps for Hiring Great Employees
BY Dennis O’Keefe

Making the right hire is critical for small businesses. Here is how to do it.

How to Know Your Numbers and Manage Your Sales Department
BY Susie Carder

In order to be financially successful, it it critical you understand all your numbers.