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10 Startups with Great Careers Pages

A company’s careers page is an important yet often overlooked part of their website. Many companies just list their open roles and link to the online application. But that’s only part of what goes into a successful careers page. This section of your website should also summarize what it’s like to work for your company.…
25 January 2018

Beyond Salary: The Right Benefits and Perks for Attracting Talented Job Seekers

When a person sets out to find a new job, they often have a particular amount of money they hope to earn in mind. That’s why it’s so important to include compensation details in a job description. However, salary isn’t the end-all-be-all for many job seekers. Some people value other qualities in a job that…
18 January 2018

How to Hire the Right Accountant for Your Business

Keeping healthy financials is one of the most important responsibilities for any business. Every cent of revenue needs to be accounted for, bills and payroll have to be paid on time and tax responsibilities need to be met. These tasks fall on the shoulders of the company’s accountant – or chief financial officer (CFO) or…
11 January 2018

How to Prospect Passive Candidates When Hiring

Recruiters generally put candidates into two camps – active and passive. Active candidates are the people who have an updated resume, look at job boards on a regular basis, and apply for a variety of roles. They’re likely unemployed or making an effort to move on from their current job. Passive candidates, on the other…
04 January 2018

Creating an Employee Handbook: What HR Policies to Include

Having a comprehensive employee handbook is a must for any company. Outlining every organizational policy provides your team members with answers to common questions and lets them know how they’re expected to act while at work. From the company’s perspective, an employee handbook prevents problems from occurring, ensures everyone is treated in a consistent manner,…
02 January 2018

Hiring Lessons from Elon Musk

Elon Musk is revered as one of the greatest visionaries of our time. Most entrepreneurs strive to capitalize on small opportunities that exist in the world but Musk has grand ideas that can drastically change mankind. He has founded or been heavily involved in innovative companies like PayPal, Tesla, SpaceX, SolarCity, and Neuralink. According to…
21 December 2017

How Nonprofit Organizations (NPOs) Can Hire Great Employees

Hiring is always a challenge but nonprofit organizations face additional hurdles when searching for great employees. While it’s a fulfilling endeavor working for an NPO, NGO, or another type of 501(c)(3) organization, it’s a vastly different experience than being an employee of a for-profit business. However, hiring is a large part of the operations of…
14 December 2017

The Structure of a Quality Job Description: What to Include and Why It's Important

When hiring, your job description is the first impression you make with a potential future employee. It should outline not only the skills and experience you seek but also provide a glimpse into your company and the specifics of the position. It should answer any questions a job seeker has and entice the right ones…
07 December 2017

The Different Types of Organizational Charts and Why Each is Important

While technology influences every corner of our lives, it also affects the modern work landscape, the way we structure our businesses, and even the teams within those organizations. If your business is growing so fast that it’s hard to keep track of new employees, roles are changing often, or you have a lot of people…
29 November 2017

Recipe for Success: 5 Productivity Tools for Startups

Running a startup is a lot of work. It takes commitment, detailed planning and a great deal of time and effort. Since there’s so much to it, it’s important to use the right tools to accomplish each task correctly and on time. Any startup with a bright future should have a unique vision. However, there…
21 November 2017