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The Right Way to Reject a Job Candidate Most small businesses today know about the importance of online reputation and the power of social media to help or hurt that reputation. Dozens of websites and rating services, from the majors such as Yelp, Twitter and Facebook to those serving specific business sectors such as travel, are open... View
Summertime Fun is Good for Business Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, gives tip for injecting some fun into your small business this summer. View
Getting Help for Your Business Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, gives option for bringing in additional resources for your small business. View
HOW TO: 4 Simple Ideas for a More Productive Company When I was in college, I spent one summer interning at a very successful insurance and financial planning brokerage. After getting a tour of the company, which spanned two entire floors in Midtown, I met the general agent (essentially the CEO and owner of the firm). I said to him, “Wow. You... View
Staying Afloat in the Sea of Employment Regulations Managing a business - and keeping track of numerous employment laws - is a major challenge in today's sea of regulations. According to the report, "Small Business Problems & Priorities", compiled by the National Federation of Independent Businesses Research Foundation., the... View
A Guide To Employment Contracts An employment agreement is a legal contract between employer and employee that covers the terms and conditions of employment. Though it does not have to be in writing, it often should be because there are so many different things that need to be considered and specified. View
Podcast: HR for Small Biz The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast features interviews with the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, financing, marketing, human resources, SEO, social media and more. Listen to this podcast to hear Johnathan Pyle discuss... View
Work With Me, People! Statistics on Small Business Human Resource Trends Did you know that 50% of workers in the U.S. work in a small business? Small business success is tied to employee success. However, employees cost time & money. Recruitment & management are going mobile. View
Interview Do’s and Don’ts It’s understandable that when you’re hiring someone, you want to make sure you choose exactly the right person for your business. It’s natural to want to get your questions answered, but there are some questions you cannot legally ask a job applicant. View
You Can’t Ignore the 46 Percent: Here’s How to Engage Them Before It’s Too Late How much do you really know about Millennials? The stereotype surrounding the latest generation of workers is not particularly positive, but this image has persisted because many people simply don’t understand how Millennials’ development — including early exposure to team... View