While there are many laws that apply to businesses of all sizes, others are based on the number of employees you have.
As a small business owner, one of your key responsibilities is to identify top performers who will fit your business culture and contribute to the success of your business. The interview is an important step in the process and the questions you ask are critical to the success of the interview.
Use the Interview During the formal interview, use the interactions you have with the applicant to assess whether they're
Yesterday my wife and I had a laugh about how when she was a very small child her mom would let her go down, alone, to the
How do you make sure you're hiring the right candidate for the job? It's not as easy as it may seem. In fact, many employees lie on their resumes and in interviews for the sole purpose of landing a position.
While some turnover is to be expected, implementing the HR solutions mentioned here is a simple, effective way to reduce turnover before it becomes a problem.
What prevents small business owners from operating as visionary entrepreneurs who hire the right people and implement processes so their company can run like a well-oiled machine?
If you adhere to the systematic hiring process recommended, you'll stomp out the glowing embers of political intrigue that can burn a business to the ground. And you'll sleep better at night knowing that you can concentrate on leading your company forward.
Hiring your first employee is a balancing act between finding the right candidate and protecting the future of your company. By taking your time and looking for a well-qualified, personable candidate, you can hire an employee that will be an asset and not a threat to your business.
We need to be careful not to assume that individuals are guaranteed to repeat past behavior. Such assumptions can limit a person's ability to learn and grow. But, how can we know if an employee is going to repeat past behavior such as illicit drug use, theft, or bribery?
Why is it that some truly amazing social entrepreneurship ventures never get off the ground? Or why do some concepts and programs with every reason to succeed and thrive only achieve a modicum of success, and then die?
Are you asking yourself, "What is with these Millennials? They have no loyalty?" Well, perhaps their loyalty isn't the challenge -- perhaps, you are hiring the wrong Millennial.
"There's certainly a danger in treating cultural similarity as somehow a proxy," Barry said. "I had one interview, who was