The Hiring Process

All about recruitment, hiring and how to find employees.

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How to Write an Offer Letter
Knowing exactly how to write an offer letter when you formally extend a job offer to your top candidate can improve onboarding and prevent legal problems.
Hiring managers, sitting down at a computer, reviewing applications with the help of an applicant tracking system.
Applicant Tracking Systems for Small Businesses: Pros and Cons
Learn more about the pros and cons of using application tracking systems for small businesses and how they might fit into your hiring process.
Tech support professional helping her coworker with a problem.
Hiring Tech Support for Your Small Business
Just because you’re a small business doesn’t mean you don’t face big tech challenges. Learn how to solve them by hiring a capable tech support applicant.
How to Find Good Hourly Employees
It's not easy to find employees. Learn how your business can attract and recruit quality skilled and hourly employees and add value to your bottom line.
A supervisor is reprimanding an employee, but he may be liable for negligent hiring, given the multiple red flags that this person could endanger his coworkers.
How to Avoid Negligent Hiring for Your Business
Learn how to avoid negligent hiring claims, which allege that an employer knew or should have known that a candidate was not a safe hire.
Hiring manager interviewing a job candidate and looking at her hiring checklist.
What Every Hiring Checklist Must Include
The stakes are high for small business hires. Our hiring checklist breaks this crucial task down into simple steps to help you succeed at this crucial task.

All The Hiring Process Guides

When is it Time to Hire New Staff to Meet Business Needs?
Is it time to hire new employees? It’s crucial to understand the various signs that your business needs require the help of one or more new employees.
Tips for Hiring Your First Employee
Hiring your first employee always seems like a daunting task for small business owners, but following best practices will help the process go smoothly.
Affordable Small Business Benefits
Small employers must find creative ways to hire and retain top talent. Affordable small business benefits such as telecommuting and upskilling options can help.
How to Write a Startup Business Plan
Whether you're just launching your business or searching for investors, a good startup business plan is key to starting out right and staying focused.
How to Pay Employees in a Startup: Think Outside the Box
Figuring out how to pay employees in a startup is no small task since you're probably strapped for cash. Get some helpful ideas at
Why You Should Hire an Accountant for Your Startup
Often overlooked, it's a really good idea to hire an accountant for your startup, who can help you avoid tax problems and make the right financial moves.
Compensation Packages for Small Business: Which One is Right for You?
Choosing among compensation packages for small businesses can seem daunting, but it's worth the effort and certainly doesn't have to break the bank.
How to Hire More Employees and Build a Successful Onboarding Strategy
If you want to hire more employees who will take your company to the next level, you'll need to be strategic and also build a successful onboarding process.
Small Business Recruiting: How to Simplify the Process
Time spent on developing an effective small business recruiting process can pay off as your company expands, and save you the cost of a bad hire.
How to Conduct a Phone Interview: 5 Tips
Follow these five expert tips for how to conduct a phone interview that will help you properly assess your candidates and make the right hires.
Top Behavioral Interview Questions to Ask Candidates
Add the top behavioral interview questions to your hiring process and improve your chances of finding the best employees for your business.
How to Hire Interns: 7 Steps
Before you start your internship program, learn how to hire interns with these seven tips to ensure it's a worthwhile experience for all involved.
Hiring Tech Support for Your Small Business
Just because you’re a small business doesn’t mean you don’t face big tech challenges. Learn how to solve them by hiring a capable tech support applicant.
How to Start an HR Department
There are some key steps you need to take when learning how to start an HR department at your small business, beginning with a solid plan.
How to Use Small Business Technology for Hiring
Small business technology can drastically improve the speed and quality of your hiring process. Learn how to select the right fit for your small business.
10 Best Questions to Ask Interns in an Interview
If you need a great intern, you need to know the best questions ask interns during the interview, which will help you find the perfect match.