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Hiring the Right Employees in Your Small Business

December 15, 2021 | 148 views

Hiring the Right Employees in Your Small Business
Hiring the Right Employees in Your Small Business

Most small business owners understand that hiring employees is one of their most important functions. A poor hire will drain your time, patience, and bank account (when you finally cut ‘em loose). But a good hire will add measurably to your success. And while any employee can be difficult to manage at times, the key is finding and hiring the right employee from the start.

Clarify the Position and Role

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Sharpening Your Competitive Edge in Hiring

November 10, 2021 | 164 views

Sharpening Your Competitive Edge in Hiring
Sharpening Your Competitive Edge in Hiring

We are in a tough hiring market, and the extraordinary labor shortage is a conundrum for many small businesses. We can argue all day about the reasons behind it, but for hiring managers and business owners, the problem is real. Whatever the causes, a pandemic caused many to reevaluate their working conditions and hiring requirements. From health concerns to lifestyle, the last year created a rare opportunity for us to reconsider how best to proceed with the need for income.

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5 Reasons Why Hiring an Ex-Con Might Be Right

July 24, 2019 | 3,678 views

5 Reasons Why Hiring an Ex-Con Might Be Right
5 Reasons Why Hiring an Ex-Con Might Be Right

I used to volunteer in a male prison with youths under 18 convicted of serious crimes (this was no juvey). It was an interesting experience, filled with everything from trepidation and fear to incredible satisfaction and joy when things went well. The best memories were the moments when the inmates let down their guard and were able to be themselves, unencumbered by their convictions, their gang reputations, or their need to survive in a rough environment.

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Employee or Freelancer: Which Does Your Business Need?

February 25, 2015 | 2,369 views

Employee or Freelancer: Which Does Your Business Need?

Employee or Freelancer: Which Does Your Business Need?

These days, having someone who works for your company in your office is less important than it once was. Instead of bringing the most convenient person to your team, you can focus on bringing the right person on board. Sometimes that means hiring a new employee and other times it means contracting a freelancer.

 

How do you know which is right for your business?

 

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How to Know it’s Time for Your First Hire

February 18, 2015 | 2,197 views

How to Know it’s Time for Your First Hire

How to Know it’s Time for Your First Hire

It’s a scary world out there for business owners. You grind yourself into the ground day in and day out to make ends meet. You serve your customers while trying to sell to new customers. It’s a whirlwind, no doubt. But is it time to get some help?

 

Burning the midnight oil can’t last forever. At some point, if you want your business to grow, you need to bring help on board. That means hiring your first employee.

 

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