Small Business Articles

  • 3 Insights Small Business Recruiters Should Share to Get C-Suite Support

    November 29, 2016

    In our 2017 Small to Mid-Sized Business Recruiting Trends report, 53% of talent leaders reported that they expect their recruiting budget to stay the same next year. At the same time, 57% of them say that their hiring volume will increase. In other words, SMB recruiters work loads will increase, but their resources will not (a trend we are seeing at larger...

  • 6 Mistakes Small Businesses Make When Hiring Salespeople (and How to Avoid Them)

    November 7, 2016

    In large companies, recruiting salespeople has become more scientific. Armed with the latest statistics, personality profiling, time-tested orientation programs and effective use of LinkedIn, large companies with deep pockets can usually locate and hire successful candidates. For small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), not so much. While they do have tools like...

  • Recruiter for One of the Top VC firms Shares Her Tips on Finding Talent for Startups

    August 1, 2016

    Finding talent is hard enough. Finding talent when you're a small startup that no one's ever heard of is even harder.  "The whole recruiting process introduces a lot of different challenges," says Tammy Han of First Round Capital, a seed-stage investment firm, which helped fund past startups like Uber, TaskRabbit, Warby Parker, Square, Looker, and Planet Labs....

  • Here is What the Day of a Successful Full Life Cycle...

    July 19, 2016

    Full life cycle recruiters are pro hypertaskers. They handle everything from scoping to sourcing, budget to interviews, closing...

  • 3 of America’s Best Small Companies Share Their Hiring...

    June 28, 2016

    Being small doesn’t mean you can’t be mighty. Forbes’ annual America’s Best Small Companies list looks at small but very successful...

  • 3 Real-life Examples of Job Descriptions That Stand Out

    June 14, 2016

    When done right, job descriptions do more than just communicate an opening at your company. They attract the right candidates to apply...