How startups can maximize their recruiting budgets

As a new company in the early stages, you may not have an excess budget for recruiting and hiring employees.Yet, like any other company, you want the best talent. So, how do you compete for the most competent new hires without a big budget?Let's look at how startups can maximize their recruiting budgets so they can compete with established, larger companies.Focus on the webIt's a given that before anyone submits a resume to work for your startup, they've done a bit of internet research.They can ...
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How startups can use social media to recruit talent

Did you know that job seekers rank social media networks as the most useful resource for jobs when compared to job boards and ads, recruiting agencies, employee referrals, and recruiting events?This is worth noting because the recruiting process has changed for many companies over the last several years. Like many things, social media has solidified its place as somewhere your business needs to be.When you use social media to attract candidates, you are easily able to narrow your target market w...
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5 ways startups can attract great talent in a competitive market

As the owner of a startup, you understand that money is often a challenge when it comes to hiring.This makes it extra hard to compete for the best talent, especially when the economy is hot, and the jobless rate is low.So, the question is out there, "How do you hire a top-notch team when you are competing against the big guys?"Take a look at these five ways startups can attract great talent in a competitive market.#1: Create an employer brandYou are probably well-versed in how to create a brand ...
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6 things smart leaders do when hiring people smarter than they are

Talent acquisition is an important aspect of your role as a leader. A company is only as good as its people and for the business to succeed, you have to attract, hire and retain successful employees. If you get your hiring process right, you'll have the best team to drive the growth of the business. "And if you get it wrong, it is literally the difference between success and failure," writes founder, CEO and author Alexa von Tobel. Finding and hiring talent is a skill you have to develop, s...
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