Tag Archives: hiring

What do Potential Employees Value Most in a Company?

How to Hire Only the Best Talent for Your Startup

Five tips for attracting talent that will support your vision

Hiring the right talent is one of the most important aspects of building a thriving…

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How to Stop Employees From Quitting

Keeping your staff in the dark or failing to meet their aspirations are sure ways to lead to their unhappiness

People want to believe they’re doing something meaningful and making a difference.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Small Business Hiring Increased in February, Owners Still Cautious

Numbers show some improvement in the labor market

A survey of small business owners show signs of growth in the small business labor…

By C. Daniel Baker

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Lowe’s Hiring 50,000 New Workers for Spring

Some of the positions will be permanent

Home improvement retailer Lowe’s announces a major hiring initiative

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Ford Motor Company to Add 2,200 New Jobs This Year

This will be Ford's biggest addition of white-collar workers in over a decade

Ford Motor Company announces they will be hiring over 2000 new white-collar workers this year

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Delta Airlines Hiring 400 New Flight Attendants

Applications are pouring in for Delta's open flight attendant positions

Delta airlines is hiring flight attendants

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Hiring an Ex-con could be right for your business

Hiring an Ex-Con Could be Right for Your Business

Why hiring an ex offender might be beneficial for your business.

Why hiring an ex offender might be beneficial for your business.

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Talent Hunt

Companies still struggle to find the best employees

Jobs are scarce, competition is high, unemployment is staggering—all of these factors should contribute to…

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How to Hide Stuff From Your Timeline

Timeline gives friends the ability to view your entire Facebook history. For this reason, we imagine the first thing most people will want to do is to "sanitize" their Timeline. The good news is, it's simple to hide what you don't want showing. When you see a post you'd like to nix, just hit the pencil icon at the top of the post and select "Hide from Timeline." This doesn't delete the content from your account, but it will keep it safe from prying eyes.

Why Asking For A Job Applicant’s Facebook Password Is Fair Game

Depending on the job, access to the social media communications of a potential hire may be in your company's best interest

Employers asking prospective hires for their Facebook password is a hot button topic but it’s…

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4 Assets Senior Professionals Bring to the Workplace

Workers over 50 offer valuable skills developed by experience

Workers over 50 offer valuable skills developed by experience

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So you've made it through the undergraduate experience and you're headed into the job market. You've done your internships, volunteered and built up a pretty nice professional and social network. As part of <a title="our Back-to-School coverage" href="http://www.blackenterprise.com/backtoschool/"><strong>our Back-to-School coverage</strong></a>, BlackEnterprise.com offers this step-by-step guide to finding career success, from the search, to the interview, to salary and benefits negotiations to keeping the job. <i> --- Janell Hazelwood </i>

From College Graduation to Career Success: Your Step-by-Step Guide

How to successfully transition from college student to working professional

Here’s a step-by-step guide for college graduates to finding career sucesss, from job search to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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3 Ways to Overcome Past Mistakes to Land the Job Today

How to explain criminal history and termination with honesty and dignity

How to explain criminal history and termination with honesty and dignity

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Secure your computers.  It’s vital that you keep your computer with you and lock it down during a move. You don’t want to give your computer to the movers because your desktop or laptops likely contain a treasure-trove of important data for identity thieves.

5 Steps to Getting Started as a Freelancer

Here's how to begin and maintain a living as an independent worker

Freelancer-turned-entrepreneur Cameron Moore, of Random Order NYC, gives 5 steps to beginning a successful career…

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In the News: Obama Moves Forward with Debt Talks; Small Business Hiring Is at a Standstill and More

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See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the web

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Cool Jobs: 10 Professions That Make the Daily Grind Worth It

The Atlanta Post highlights 10 cool jobs where the perks match the work.

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Downturn’s the Right Time for Expansion

Four reasons small business owners should hire now

Dana Smith-Rogers, owner of Spiritual Essence Yoga in Maryland, has seen the effects of the…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Recruiting the Recruiter

Things to know before choosing an executive search firm

Small business owners often find themselves wearing many different hats. But when it comes time…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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College Students Wanted

Sodexos recruitment efforts for recent grads bring a competitive edge to its bottom line

Angelique Nelson is a recent college graduate with a job. She was hired as a…

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Could this Be a Good Year for New Graduates?

The economy may be dismal but your job search doesnt have to be. There are still jobs availableheres how you can land one

For nearly a year, Alex Easley, 22, researched, pursued, and interviewed with companies such as…

By Simone Richards

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Rules of Engagement

These days, to gain an increase in productivity and profitability, ? entrepreneurs must boost employee morale

“It was very difficult for me to fire people because we are like a ­family…

By Ayana Dixon

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Didn’t Get the Job? Don’t Worry, Stay Focused

How to effectively rebound after a rejection

The feelings of frustration and sometimes failure that accompany rejection are only natural. Although this…

By Shenelle Wallace

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Manners Are Important

How to properly follow up after an interview

In an era where e-mail, text messaging, and social networking have encouraged quick hits and…

By Alana Wyche

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Wrapping Up a Great Performance

How to close the deal and land the job

The culminating moments of your interview can be your last chance to solidify in the…

By Benice Atufunwa

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Acing the Interview

Best ways to prepare for the big day

With thousands of Americans looking for work these days, knowing how to prepare for a…

By Benice Atufunwa

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How the Recovery Act Encourages Small Businesses to Increase Hiring

Incentives include additional funding, fee reduction

The recently passed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act promises to help small businesses increase their…

By Margarette Burnette

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Virtual Reality in Tough Times

With economic crunch, virtual staffing might be a viable, attractive option

Tiffanie Tillman’s phone is ringing off the hook these days with business owners looking to…

By Bridget McCrea

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Top 10 Hiring Mistakes

Build a successful team by avoiding pitfalls

Good hiring is a delicate company function of finding candidates with the right skills, abilities,…

By Wendy Harris

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Getting To A More Productive Team

On top of the filing shelf above his desk, Daryl Wayne Wilkerson, vice president…

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