Small Business Articles

  • Making Your First Hires: 7 Steps Every Startup Should Follow

    November 14, 2018

    Starting anything from scratch is challenging. It requires planning, strategy and a whole lot of hustle. Heck – writing a blog post is no walk in the park ;). But if you’re reading this, it means you’re likely thinking about starting a company – or are part of a young company. And, building a company is a little more complicated than a blog post.  For a new...

  • Here’s Why People Choose to Work at Small Businesses Over Big Companies

    September 20, 2018

    When you’re a small business looking to hire top talent, competing against big enterprises can feel like a David-and-Goliath struggle. But while you might not be able to offer the same perks as an enterprise, that doesn’t mean you’re at a disadvantage. Playing up your strengths as a small or medium-sized business (SMB) and appealing to what SMB employees care...

  • The Top Startups of 2018: 50 U.S. Companies That Are Becoming Talent Magnets

    September 6, 2018

    Who doesn’t love the romantic tale of an innovative startup company—the breathtaking vision, the pioneering courage, the all-or-nothing gamble? Today, we’re excited to celebrate 50 such stories as we unveil our ranking of the 2018 LinkedIn Top Startups—the young U.S. companies that are generating excitement in the marketplace and, particularly, the workforce. To...

  • Diversity has been a hot topic for most organizations in recent years, and rightfully so: The more research and studies we do, the...

  • Building Company Culture: 7 Steps for Every Small Business

    June 25, 2018

    Right now, candidates have more options for employment than at any point in recent history. In other words, it’s a candidate’s world...

  • Small Businesses Now Have an Easier Way to Find the Right...

    June 21, 2018

    Hiring the right people is tough for small business owners and managers. You don't have dedicated recruiters like big companies. And,...