11 Steps to Take When Hiring Your First Employee

April 14, 2021
11 Steps to Take When Hiring Your First Employee

Are you in the process of hiring your first employee? Congratulations! Reaching the point where you are ready to start growing your team is an exciting time in any company’s journey. When you bring on people, however, you also have more responsibilities and requirements to fulfill. Not to worry—we’re sharing 11 steps you should take… Read More »

How to Hire an Intern for Your Small Business

November 8, 2020
How to Hire an Intern for Your Small Business

Are you considering hiring an intern for a certain department or project? Internships benefit small businesses in a few valuable ways while allowing companies to give back to aspiring professionals.  Internships are often for academic credit and can last a semester, a summer, or a full year. One of the most important factors in hiring… Read More »

12 Recruiting Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

November 2, 2020
12 Recruiting Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

Hiring employees is one of the most important and difficult decisions of being a business owner or decision-maker. It is difficult to find qualified candidates who you can be confident will get the job done well, help move the company forward, and stick around for the long run. In a 2016 study by SHRM, 68%… Read More »

13 Low-Cost Employee Perks to Attract and Retain Top Talent

October 12, 2020
13 Low-Cost Employee Perks to Attract and Retain Top Talent

You’ve probably seen some of the data indicating that people are emphasizing work-life balance more than ever. This means they’re searching for employee perks and benefits that help them achieve this.  A survey by Fractl asked participants how heavily they would weigh the options when deciding between a high-paying job and a lower-paying job with… Read More »

How to Hire the Right Candidate: 10 Qualities to Consider

October 5, 2020
How to Hire the Right Candidate: 10 Qualities to Consider

A survey conducted by Leadership IQ found that 46% of new hires failed within 18 months and that 89% of the time, it was for attitude, not lack of technical skill.  In a nutshell, soft skills are just as important as job-related skills and technical requirements when it comes to hiring the right candidate. Any… Read More »