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employee retention
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Why Long-Term Incentives Are Key to Employee Retention

One of the many consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is the enormous strain it is putting on an organization’s ability to hire talent. Many businesses are now implementing a return-to-office mandate, which is causing a large reshuffle of talent in multiple industries. To avoid the costly endeavor of continuously hiring new employees, it’s key to...
wjr business beat
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WJR Business Beat: To Fill Job Openings Consider a Veteran (Episode 307)

On the Business Beat, Jeff talks about a win-win for businesses looking to hire: Consider veterans! Tune in to the Business Beat, below, to learn about organizations that help businesses secure great employees and help veterans find opportunities: Tune in to News/Talk 760 AM WJR weekday mornings at 7:11 a.m. for the WJR Business Beat....
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Hiring for Strengths-Awareness in the Great Reimagination of Work

This is the third blog in a three-part series on strengths-awareness from Purpose Jobs. Check out the first post on bringing your best self to work in an age of uncertainty and the second post on optimizing strengths for better work/life fulfillment. It's everywhere these days: the message that we are undergoing "The Great Resignation." Hiring today poses...
hiring interns
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Why Hiring Interns is a Smart Move

More companies across the world are now discovering the benefits of hiring interns for their small and large companies. Not only does it give young hopefuls the chance to try a new career, but businesses can also reap the rewards of having a fresh new graduate on their team, as well as improving the formation...
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Recruiting: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Your Best Candidates

Recruiting the right people is crucial to the success of any company. It goes without saying that hiring is one of the most important decisions you’ll make. Think strategically from start to finish with this recruitment plan. Job posting First things first, determine the qualities you most want to see in a candidate and the...
recruitment bias
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Tackle Recruitment Bias to Hire the Best Team

Recruitment bias can taint your judgment – and that of those around you – when it comes to hiring. As humans, we tend to make fast and spontaneous decisions every day without even paying attention to the process. Early childhood memories, community, education, socialization, and media are just a few aspects that influence our decision-making....
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Why Employers Should Consider Recruiting Remote Employees

One lesson the COVID pandemic has taught us is that employees do not need to work in the same location as their employer to be productive. This has since opened up a much larger pool of candidates for companies as they no longer need to focus on recruiting in areas near an office location. This...
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How To Create Successful Job Postings

Job postings are an important part of the recruiting process. They are what attracts potential talent to your company. It’s important for your job posting to stand out when candidates are searching for new opportunities. We’ve broken down the key elements of a job posting and how you can make your postings more impactful. Elements...
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3 Questions to Consider About Remote Workers Before Making a Hire

One of the most critical steps in successfully scaling a business is to hire staff, and the hiring landscape has changed drastically amid COVID-19. Many employees are now being interviewed, hired and onboarded as remote workers. Bank of America's 2021 Small Business Owner Report revealed that one in five business owners plans to hire in 2021....
hiring options
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4 Flexible and Remote Hiring Options for Startup Founders

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted the way we work. From managing cash flow to adjusting email marketing, many entrepreneurs and small business owners have had to find new ways to adapt to this changing environment. And while many people have lost their jobs because of COVID-19 related shutdowns, some entrepreneurs are still trying to...
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How to Start the Recruiting Process for Successful Hires

You’re ready to begin the hiring process and add team members to your startup. Congratulations! But where do you start? The answer to that question is critically important. Hiring the wrong team is a top reason startups fail (only lack of market need and running out of cash outrank it). The following tips can help...
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3 Ways Technology Can Revive Your Recruiting and Hiring Strategy

Thankfully, gone are the days of employers sifting through stacks of paper resumes to find the best candidates out there. With just the click of a button, recruiters can search for candidates nationwide and narrow down the applicant pool to specific hiring qualifications. While finding candidates may be easier than ever before, today’s personnel have...
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How to Prepare Your Startup for the Year Ahead in 2020

Most entrepreneurs dream big in the beginning, envisioning a company that not only meets but exceeds expectations. While the sky is the limit, you'll only make it there if you prepare yourself ahead of time and have a firm grasp on what it takes to succeed as a modern-day entrepreneur. After five years, about 50...
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6 Tips for Hiring Seasonal Employees

For many entrepreneurs, the busiest time of the year has arrived. As customer demands increase, so too do the demands placed on your existing employees. To fill this need, many business owners turn to the unsung heroes of the workforce: the seasonal employees that do everything from man customer service lines to restock shelves. Of...
digital media
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4 Ways Digital Media Startups Can Survive the Next 5 Years

When viral, feel-good publisher LittleThings shut down in February due to circumstances beyond its owners’ control, we watched many digital publishers scramble to ensure they wouldn’t be next. Despite their efforts, others, including Render Media, have since shuttered. And they won’t be the last. But it doesn’t have to be this way. We founded 9GAG,...
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What Non-Technical Founders Need to Know About Hiring Developers

Non-technical founders have built remarkable technology companies and products, which means that they were somehow able to lead teams of technical experts. If you are one such founder, the most pressing question on your mind may not be how to run a team of engineers, but how to hire one. After all, if you don’t...
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5 Ways to Assemble a Super Team for Your Up-and-Coming Startup

Startups need more than just a great idea to succeed; they need the right people to bring the company to life. In my own entrepreneurial experiences, I’ve seen how being able to bring together a team of talented individuals can make all the difference for an up-and-coming startup. Of course, finding the talented, passionate people...
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What Roles Should Your Startup Outsource?

Times change, including how entrepreneurs run a business. Between the internet and technology, it is possible to avoid leasing an office space for you and your employees. Instead, many are using online resources to hire a remote staff and save the cost of renting an office space. Many startups outsource tasks to companies and freelancers...