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7 HR Mistakes That Will Make Your Employees Consider Quitting

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 9:20 am

There’s no denying that HR departments get a bad wrap. Whether it’s Toby on The Office or just your everyday workplace complaints, these employees have dedicated their time to making sure the office runs smoothly. Unfortunately, this kind of job can lead to a lot…

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Hiring Is Your Single Most Important Skill as a Founder

By | Oct 14, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The longer I’m involved in Codeship (the company I co-founded), the more other founders I mentor, the more I’m convinced that people and a great team is the lifeblood of a fast growing startup. I would even go so far as to say that people are…

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4 Ways Startups Can Structure Job Interviews to Avoid Bias

By | Jun 16, 2017 at 10:50 am

The job interview is a tricky task for any company, but it’s a sink or swim task for an early-stage startup. Keeping a company’s culture intact and healthy is essential, and when a company is just a handful of individuals, any new hire will…

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4 Forces Driving Workplace Change in 2017 and Beyond

By | Jun 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Workplaces are always changing, as anyone who’s seen an episode of Mad Men can attest. What’s in the future of the 2017 workspace? Well, for one thing, your workplace might not even be a single physical location anymore, thanks to the ever-more connected and…

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Phoenix

Retaining Talent at Your Startup Isn’t About the Foosball Table

By | Jun 1, 2017 at 10:50 am

Regardless of where you live, finding and retaining talent for your early-stage startup is a constant challenge. With more companies popping up within your ecosystem there is always the possibility of other startups luring your talent away with more money, perks or something other…

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Netflix Will Spend 10x More on New Employees Than Other Corporations

By | Apr 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm

The various corporations in the tech world survive on the strength of their employee talent. Naturally, it makes sense that the most successful businesses would pay the most to attract the best. There are plenty of other ways to attract or retain employees — a…

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What’s New in the Software Development Industry in 2017

By | Apr 6, 2017 at 11:20 am

Software developing company Coding Sans has just released a 2017 report, the State of Software Development, in order to take a look at the trends, challenges and tactics that the modern software developer is facing today. Here’s a quick summation of key points from the report, which…

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5 Perceptive Interview Questions to Ask Your Potential Hire

By | Mar 2, 2017 at 7:00 pm

When it comes to building your team, you can’t just go out there and hire anyone. A potential hire has to be the best fit for your company. They have to fit the culture of your business and have what it takes to get work…

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You Can Increase Cuѕtоmеr Loyalty By Trеаtіng Employees Bеttеr

By | Feb 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm

According to rеѕеаrсh ѕtudіеѕ, over 70 percent of сuѕtоmеrѕ wіll ѕtор dоіng buѕіnеѕѕ with уоu bесаuѕе оf hоw thеу wеrе treated. Thіѕ dоеѕ not mеаn they hаd аn іѕѕuе rеlаtеd tо quality or price; оnlу аbоut 20 percent tоtаl lеаvе fоr thоѕе rеаѕоnѕ. Thеу…

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Stop Employee Time Theft From Eating Away at Your Profits

By | Feb 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

Tіmе thеft іn thе wоrkрlасе соѕtѕ employers drоvеѕ оf dollars іn lost costs аnnuаllу, аnd getting a handle on thаt tіmе thеft саn save еmрlоуеrѕ between twо аnd fіvе реrсеnt оf their рауrоll costs. Dоn’t ѕіmрlу allow thеѕе lоѕt соѕtѕ іn уоur оwn оrgаnіzаtіоn….

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7 Common Hiring Mistakes You Might Be Making

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Almost every entrepreneur will tell you that your startup idea is no where near as important as your team. Having quality employees can make all the difference when it comes to success. And when hiring this team, be careful not to overlook a candidate’s…

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3 Out-of-the-Box Hiring Tips for Your Startup

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Hiring the right employee for your startup can be a challenging process. You want someone who is qualified, can get the job done, is a team player and fits in with your company’s culture. Here are a few hiring tips from three successful companies…

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This App Will Make Sure Your Social Media Presence Isn’t Embarrassing

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Looking for a job can be incredibly stressful. In addition to having to wear nice clothes, your personality, work history, and hobbies are being judged by between one and twenty different people. And to make matters worse, social media has made it easier than…

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9 Ways to Efficiently Onboard New Employees

By | Nov 5, 2016 at 10:30 am

Bringing on a new hire requires attention and training to get them up and running. To ensure they build good workflow habits and understand the productivity platforms, having a good process in place will help smooth out this transition with minimal disruption to your current…

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Firing Someone for the First Time: 5 Critical Steps

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 4:40 pm

As a new CEO, it is only a matter of time before you have to fire someone for the first time. Nobody starts a company to fire people, but the reality is that it is rare to run a company for any real length…

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3 Tips for Startups Seeking Employees

By | Aug 25, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Starting a new business is what being an entrepreneur is all about, but every successful entrepreneur knows they can’t do it alone! Often a team is needed long before finding financing and putting your product on the market. Your startups needs to start seeking employees. But…

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Recruiting Great Talent Nowadays Requires Great Storytelling

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 10:20 am

Recruiting is no longer a transactional field. It’s now a creative field. This shift runs deeper than the cosmetic rebrand to “talent acquisition”. As competition for top talent continues to increase, companies have to rethink how they can stand out to draw talent. This new…