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Are Small Business Owners Ready to Hire?
current events, Home Page Blog, Human resources for Small Business

How are small business owners feeling about their companies’ success nearly halfway through 2013? More than half (60 percent) are satisfied with their businesses’ financial performance, according to a new TD Bank survey of more than 600 U.S. small business owners. However, small businesses still face some challenges as the economy recovers. The biggest challenges small business owners foresee for 2013 are growing their businesses (51 percent), dealing the economic environment (45 percent) and managing cash flow (34 percent). Read more…

How to Use Social Media to Find Job Candidates
Facebook/Social Media, Getting Advanced, Home Page Blog
How to Use Social Media to Find Job Candidates
24 May 2013

Are you searching for job candidates the old-fashioned way—by placing want ads on newspaper or job search websites? That’s all well and good, but you can boost your chances of finding the perfect hire by expanding your job candidate outreach to include social media. Social media is a natural way to search for job candidates, and has some great benefits. First, if you get recommendations for job candidates from people you know, the candidates are already vetted because there’s a connection. Read more…

Do You Need to Hire an IT Expert?
Business, Entrepreneurship, Getting Advanced
Do You Need to Hire an IT Expert?
15 May 2013

While there’s much debate about hiring trends in the U.S. and among small business right now, there’s no question about one area of hiring: IT employees are hot. A Monster. com poll of companies that hire IT workers found that a majority of them are planning to hire IT staff in the next 60 days. Read more…

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