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“How do I get my employees to do things the right way?” This is one of the most common questions we get from business owners. And the simplest answer is this: You need to show them what the right way—your way—is. With strong management, you design the systems your business needs to grow a high-performance team, on...

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The 6 do’s and don’ts of hiring

Have you ever brought on a new employee only to later find they’re a bad fit? They didn’t match the company culture, or they dragged down the productivity of everyone around them. When this happens, it’s usually a result of moving too quickly or hiring for the wrong reasons—and whatever time and resources you migh...

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5 tips for hiring during a talent shortage

As the pandemic recedes and the economy slowly reopens, small business owners are facing a perhaps familiar question within a particularly unique context: How can I hire the right people during a labor shortage? As a business owner, you may be experiencing firsthand the difficulty of finding great job candidates i...

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Hiring Employees

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Start employees off strong with a stellar onboarding process

When you’re a small business owner, you know all too well that the only constant is change. And chances are, you’ve had to make some major shifts in your company in response to the pandemic. One of the biggest areas of change universally has been adapting how we build, train and manage teams—all remotely. And that...

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Hiring and keeping rockstar employees

Finding the right employees can feel like a constant struggle. The hires you’re not crazy about end up staying while the great ones always seem to leave, causing you to wonder again and again, “Am I missing something or is this just the way it is to manage people?”

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Kirstin Fulton

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You CAN build a team that does things your way

How many times have you wished your employees would do things your way? The way you treat customers, the way you make sales, the way you deliver your product or service, the way you solve problems, and, if we’re going to be honest, the way you think? If you’re like most business owners who want to create a self-su...

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Ilene Frahm

Hiring your first employee

Hiring your first employee is one of the most exciting decisions any entrepreneur will make. It can also be one of the scariest. Think about it: that first employee doubles the head count of your company! In many ways this makes it the most important hire you'll ever make. Every year thousands of business owners m...

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5 common hiring mistakes (and how to avoid them)

Your hiring process, like other systems in your business, is about creating consistent, predictable results. Whether you're a two-person business, or a company with 300 employees, a hiring process will take the guesswork out of finding the right person for the job.

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Tips on hiring salespeople

Hiring new employees is always challenging; but recruiting and hiring salespeople is even more challenging. The process is rife with great rewards along with potential pitfalls. What follows is both an introduction to the process involved in hiring high performing sales staff, but also a leaping off point for you ...

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