Managing Employees

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

Behavior Tests for Job Candidates

Stephen Robert Morse
When you're hiring new employees, there is only so much that a resume and interview can tell you about your new employee's working behaviors. For example, it is very difficult to be able to analyze someone's emotional intelligence until... Continue

How to Advertise Your Job Opening

Kelly Spors, Allie Johnson
Don't just rely on one recruitment website if you want to advertise a job opening at your business. Be sure to get the word out on multiple platforms. And don't forget word of mouth. That's one of the best ways to find top candidates when... Continue

How to Write a Job Posting

Steven Robert Morse
Writing a job posting is the first step to hiring the right employees. You want to start by introducing your company. Talk about the awesome projects your business works on. Who your business works with and what the benefits are for... Continue

When To Hire an Employee

Kelly Spors, Alexander Huls, Julie Bawden-Davis, Kathy Simpson
For most small business owners, the decision to hire more employees is not a quick or easy one. In fact, while the labor market has made a huge comeback in recent years, many business owners struggle to find qualified employees or are... Continue

Create Work Processes for New Employees

Stephen Robert Morse
As the old adage goes, "You never get a second chance to make a first impression." Yet the hiring process for new employees is just the beginning of what you, as a small business owner, hope will be long and fruitful relationships with... Continue

How to Hire Employees

Anne Shaw and Sarita Harbour
Hiring the right employees at the right time has a huge impact on whether a growing business can make it in the long run, but many small business owners have little to no hiring experience. The first person they'll ask to work for their... Continue