How Your Small Business Can Attract & Retain Top Talent, Part 3In part two of this series, we took a look at some of the employment law issues that you need to consider before you make a hire. In this last installment, we’ll review some of the ways to recognize your top talent so you can work as hard to retain them as they work to help you grow your small business.
Chances are if you attract the best and brightest employees – and retain them – that you won’t have to worry about the types of legal li... Read more
Small Businesses Benefit from ‘All in the Family’ HiringWho would you rather hire? Your brother in need or a complete stranger?
A Hiscox study answers the question for you. Well, sort of. The small-to mid-sized business insurer conducted a survey of 1,000 small business owners to track family hiring practices. The results: 21 percent employ a family member. Of that group, 43 percent cited the downturn as a reason for recruiting a relative.
Nearly a third (30 percent) of family-run bu... Read more
Three Keys to Successful Small Business Hiring
Confidence. That’s the vibe from the small business community in early 2011. Small businesses are hiring—and raising prices. What does this mean for your small business? Time to think about recruiting.
The just-released National Federation of Independent Businesses Small Business Optimism Index shows a gain of 0.4 points in February. Although weak sales are still among the top small business concerns, hiring and future plans to hire are ...