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Avoid These 10 Public Service Loan Forgiveness Mistakes – Zack Friedman

It's no secret that student loan forgiveness is a hot topic. When it comes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness, in particular, the requirements can be tricky. That's why it's critical to ensure you know the details and are not headed down the wrong path. Here are the 10 most common public service loan forgiveness mistakes … Continue reading Avoid These 10 Public Service Loan Forgiveness Mistakes – Zack Friedman

Resumes Don’t Tell the Whole Story: How a Job Application Fills in the Gaps for Smarter Hiring – Small Business Trends

According to a recent HRdirect Small Business Hiring Practices Survey, only 21% of small businesses require applicants to complete forms to get hired. Not having this essential part of your screening and hiring processes can be a tremendous shortcoming that hinders your success. Here’s why: Slick resumes may immediately grab your attention, but these may … Continue reading Resumes Don’t Tell the Whole Story: How a Job Application Fills in the Gaps for Smarter Hiring – Small Business Trends

Why Freelancers Are Good For Your Company – Irene Corchado Resmella

More and more companies are hiring freelance writers nowadays. Some companies need to increase their content production and their current team can’t cope with the workload. Others are expanding into new markets and struggle to find writers in other languages willing to relocate. Likewise, many start-ups rely on freelance writers during the early stages of … Continue reading Why Freelancers Are Good For Your Company – Irene Corchado Resmella

How To Avoid Hiring Toxic Employees – Tom Taulli

In the early stages of a company, hiring can be a make-or-break decision. Just one wrong hire can ultimately derail the venture. Unfortunately, hiring is extremely complicated and fraught with risk. This is especially the case with founders who may not have much experience with the process. So what to do? Well, I recently reached … Continue reading How To Avoid Hiring Toxic Employees – Tom Taulli

71% of Millennial Small Business Owners Use Tech to Keep Employees Safe – Michael Guta

When it comes to safety and the many regulatory compliance companies have to abide by, it can be challenging, especially for small businesses. The Nationwide fourth annual Business Owner Survey, reveals 71% of millennial small business owners are using connected technology to keep their employees safe. Technology to Keep Employees Safe The rate at which … Continue reading 71% of Millennial Small Business Owners Use Tech to Keep Employees Safe – Michael Guta

What Employers And Employees Need To Know Today About Raises – Kathy Caprino

During my 18-year corporate career in marketing, research and product management, I felt that raises were an important way that the leadership at my organizations demonstrated their recognition for what I contributed in my role and in the enterprise as a whole. Interestingly, the conversations that took place leading up to the actual raise or … Continue reading What Employers And Employees Need To Know Today About Raises – Kathy Caprino

5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring Remote Employees – Jessica Thiefels

Remote employees are no longer an anomaly. In a recent survey by Gallup, 43 percent of surveyed Americans said that they spent some time working remotely, a 4 percent increase from 2012. What’s more, the benefits of hiring remote workers are difficult to ignore, including decreased overhead costs and increased productivity. Benefits aside, remote workers … Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring Remote Employees – Jessica Thiefels

How to Classify Your Employees Right from the Start – Dottie Chong

Herd mentality is almost never a good thing. As social creatures, perhaps it’s only human to want to be included and be part of something bigger. When applied to business, the herd mentality often leads to less stellar decisions, against better judgment, because “everyone else is doing it,” so why not? For many startups, the … Continue reading How to Classify Your Employees Right from the Start – Dottie Chong

Dealing with a Difficult Employee? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I manage a large team of graphic artists for a popular online magazine. A few of my people are employees who do other tasks for the magazine, but most of my artists are independent contractors. On the whole, they are professional and easy to work with—but a couple are simply a pain in […] … Continue reading Dealing with a Difficult Employee? Ask Madeleine

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