The Ultimate Guide to Creating an Employee Handbook

Felicia Sullivan, Kelly Spors
So, you've just crossed the finish line in the hiring process and now you're ready to welcome your new employee into your small business. There are critical steps you need to take both to onboard and retain employees. A key link between... Continue

How to Recruit and Retain Employees

Kelly Spors, Tim Beyers
A small business may seem at a disadvantage at first compared with larger companies when it comes to hiring employees. Big companies, after all, have significant resources, not to mention name recognition, to lure and keep the best... Continue

New Employee Orientation Checklist

Allie Johnson, Stephen Robert Morse
Your new employee orientation checklist should have the proper paperwork needed for the employee to start working. This includes Federal and State Income Tax Withholding Documents, Federal Employment Eligibility Documents and an employee... Continue

How and When to Offer a Candidate a Job

Allie Johnson
Hiring is ultra competitive, so timing is key. You must know exactly when and how to hire the right candidate for the job. Why is bad timing a problem when hiring a new employee for a small business? Top candidates are interviewing with... Continue

Setting Compensation for Newly Hired Employees

Felicia Sullivan, Anne Shaw
For a small business owner, every new employee hire is a critical investment. After considering all your options, including virtual assistants and freelancers, you've decided you need to hire a new employee. Your next step is to determine... Continue

Interviewing Process and Tips

Allie Johnson
A job interview is a commitment of time and energy for you and for the job hunter, but planning ahead can make the process a snap. Why is it so important to plan the job interview process when hiring new employees for your small business?... Continue