Wed.Feb 19, 2020

Hiring Your First Employees: Making the Move from Small Business to Employer

Ms. Career Girl

Watching the business that you’ve worked so hard to build grow larger is a highly rewarding experience, but it does have its challenges. With success comes the need to keep up with increased demand, and there’s only so much that one person can do. At some point, it will be time to hire employees.

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How can you improve your leadership skills easily?

Professional Resume Services

(The following post is a guest post from Alma Causey.) “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.”

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Meetings Can Be a Waste of Time and Money, but Skipping them Isn’t Free

Evil HR Lady

When I managed a team, we had a team meeting every other week. At the beginning of the year, I booked the conference room for the entire year’s worth of meetings. It won’t surprise you that not all of those meetings happened.

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HR Capitalist Definitions: "Bespoke" (as Used in Corporate America)

HR Capitalist

I'll start you off with the regular definition, which is what you know: . --. be·spoke. /b??sp?k/. k/. . made for a particular customer or user. "a a bespoke suit". . making or selling bespoke goods, especially clothing. bespoke tailors" --. . Sounds awesome, right?

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I ask candidates their salary expectations and don’t feel bad about it

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: You regularly talk about how inappropriate it is for employers to ask candidates about their salary expectations without giving any salary information out themselves. Well, I am a medical professional, and, along with my partners, employ two staff in our small office.

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8 Jobs That Don’t Need a Resume

The Corporate Con/noisseur

8 Jobs That Don’t Need a Resume. It’s a Catch-22 that we’ve discussed here frequently. In order to secure a good paying job, you need previous experience. However, in order to secure that previous experience, you need to have a job.

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interviewer asked what was the worst thing that’s ever happened to me

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I just had an odd interview and wanted to hear your thoughts. I’m currently teaching full-time but am interviewing for some part-time adjunct work I can do over the summer.

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More Trending

what to do about a chronically late employee

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: Time is of the essence with our business and so we emphasize punctuality. We have a low-performing employee who is under performance review and is habitually late, as well as a few other late employees who are otherwise stellar performers.

2020 58

employer wants me to block sites on my personal laptop, helping an employee who stutters, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My employer sent me software for my personal laptop that blocks adult sites. I have recently taken on an almost full-time job with a client I used to freelance for.

2020 57

if you want new clothes for spring, do it this way

Ask A Manager

And now a word from a sponsor… . Here’s a stat that has made me think differently about clothes shopping: We trash 26 billion pounds of clothes a year, and textile waste is expected to increase 60% by 2030. There are enough awesome clothes on this planet – let’s wear them!

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