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HR and Recruiting

3 Stages of Efficient Recruiting of Engineers

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 9:00 am

The experienced engineer is perpetually solicited via LinkedIn, meet ups, phone, text, and email about transitioning careers. To many geeks (read: engineers), they view recruiters as meat-market proprietors. They call blindly and ask for engineers by name, or send emails titled “Re: career follow-up”…

HR and Recruiting

How to Promote Employee Health and Fitness with Welbe

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Meet Nathan. Nathan is a top-performing employee with high potential. He’s always on time, doesn’t make a run for it when five o’clock strikes, willingly assists his team members, and sees projects through to the end. Unfortunately, by dedicating so much time to work,…

Tips & How To’s

How to Get Press for Your Startup

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 6:36 pm

Getting the attention of the media for your startup can be as important as getting funding. Your startup is new and will benefit from the promotion and consumer trust that a mention on a large news outlet brings. Most founders have a hard time…

Tips & How To’s

How to Recruit Star Talent on Social Media

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm

There’s no question; social media has become a crucial part of our lives and our businesses. We use social media to connect with far away friends and families, maintain casual social connections, and to connect with brands and companies in which we have interest….

Culture

10 Women-Friendly Tech Startups

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 11:00 am

Ten startups released numbers showing how women-friendly they are, as part of the launch of San Francisco startup Doxa. We’re talking pay gaps, percentage of women at the company (and in tech and leadership), maternity leave, and who gets promoted. Kiva, for example, boasts…

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Culture

Building Transparency in the Workplace with Tech

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

It’s clear that transparency in the workplace can help build better trust, engagement, and all-around happier employees. Not to mention, it gives employers increased visibility into the inner workings of the company. That level of transparency is fueled by social and workplace technologies. Without…

HR and Recruiting

Remote Interview is Changing How IT Employees Get Hired

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Most companies maintain an IT department, and coders can be an invaluable aspect of this team. However, this is not a skill-set that can be accurately reflected by a resume or CV file. The reality is that anyone can claim to have advanced coding…

Finance

10 Due Diligence Tips for Business Acquisition and Buy Outs

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm

The acquisition of another business to bolster an already existing company is a fast, efficient way of achieving business growth almost overnight – that is, if it’s done correctly. And of course, given that a large proportion of acquisitions are undertaken due to there…

Legal

Ripped Off by Ripoff Report: Dealing with Online Defamation

By | Jun 28, 2015 at 8:00 am

Why do small business owners sometimes recoil at the mention of Ripoff Report? Nine times out of ten, entrepreneurs’ animosity is rooted in the site’s “no removal” policy. To be clear: Ripoff Report is not opposed to redacting certain information in specific situations. However,…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips to Produce Great Blog Content

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 10:00 pm

It is already well-known how important the production of interesting content really is, in order to attract new visitors or keep old ones constantly returning to a site. Needless to say, great content is also highly important for the overall digital marketing strategy. If…

Productivity

Successfully Adapt Your Company for the Sharing Economy

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm

 There’s a reason the media can’t stop talking about sharing economy and logistics companies. The sharing economy generates $15 billion in global revenue, and it’s on track to reach $335 billion by 2025. The sharing economy is about more than getting a cheap place…

Marketing

How to Grab the Attention of Influencers in Any Niche

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

With so much clutter online going on, it can be a bit of a struggle to get the attention of influencers in your niche. Whether you are looking to promote a product, highlight a service to an existing captivate audience, or secure a guest…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways to Keep Your Website up on Current Trends

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 10:00 am

When it comes to website owners, adaptability determines success. To succeed in the ever-changing digital landscape webmasters should keep an eye on new tendencies in content development, SEO, and monetization techniques. With this in mind, you need to follow the four tips outlined further…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways To Ruin Your Corporate Video

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 9:00 pm

With YouTube awash with awful how-not-to examples, making your first corporate video can be a daunting prospect. While it may seem like a choice between an over-priced video production company and becoming a viral laughing stock with a low-budget DIY video, the effectiveness of…