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8 Hiring Rules for Small Business Owners

As an entrepreneur running a small-but-growing business, your hiring decisions are some of the most critical – and risky – decisions you will make. Every organization, regardless of size, is impacted by every new hire. But the smaller your company, the bigger the impact. Indeed,...

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Ramping up a new hire

New Hire Ramp Up: The 5 Focus Approach

Zero in on these Critical Areas for Fast, Effective Onboarding You’ve probably seen the studies linking employee retention to new hire experience.  If you haven’t, you might start with this one by the SHRM Foundation.  In it, you’ll find a compelling argument for re-investing in your...

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MAKING TELECOMMUTING WORK

3 Ways to Make Telecommuting Work

Remember how we all gasped when Yahoo’s then-CEO, Marissa Mayer famously announced the end of telecommuting, company-wide? That was back in 2013, more than four years (several lifetimes in app years) ago. Then, just a few months ago, IBM made its own Mayer-esque declaration, calling...

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HIRING MANAGERS CAN WORK BETTER WITH HR

5 Ways Hiring Managers Can Work Better with HR

A few years ago, eremedia unveiled the results of their In-house Recruiting Survey.  In it, corporate recruiters and hiring managers were asked to grade themselves – and each other on their performance in talent acquisition.  Both groups awarded themselves a B.  Amusingly, but not surprisingly,...

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