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Hire, Train, Retain: What Business Owners Should Understand About Millennials

Everything business owners need to know about millennials<p>Millennials are the subject of an ongoing national (even international) conversation in the business world. They make up a massive and growing segment of the workforce, and have character traits unique to a generation surrounded by technology …

7 Social Media Marketing Tools Recommended By the Experts

Social media is not just for communication anymore. It’s a great tool that is responsible for reshaping the future of businesses. While hosting to …

To Create a Great LinkedIn Profile, Put These Things Front and Center - Small Business Trends

Some people call LinkedIn the Facebook of the working world. While the platform definitely draws comparisons, employers don’t search it to be updated …

49 Underrated Books You Really Need To Read

Under-read, overlooked, and forgotten books that everyone will love.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.<p>Also: Just because you've read one of these doesn't mean everyone has. Stay classy. Yay books!

Books

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Popular life stories<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a …

Google Expects Different Answers From Men and Women on a Question Used to Predict Job Success

Google is well known for its confounding interview questions: How would you explain a database to your 8-year-old nephew? How many golf balls can fit …

Interview Questions You Should Know By Heart

I get so nervous before job interviews — sweaty palms, dry mouth, butterflies in my stomach. It’s really not fun. But once I’m sitting down with the …

Don't Leave A Job Interview Without Asking These 6 Questions

After hours spent meticulously fine-tuning your cover letter and résumé, you’ve finally scored an elusive interview with the employer of your …

Ask These 4 Interview Questions to Screen for Emotional Intelligence | LinkedIn Talent Blog

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is defined as having a balance of self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skill. And, according …

How the New Emotional Workplace Affects Hiring, Retention and Culture

Now more than ever to recruit top talent and keep your best employees motivated it's imperative to focus on personal relationships .<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you want to attract and retain top performers? It might be time to start looking more closely at how …

Emotional Intelligence

7 SEO Trends Every Small Business Needs To Know

Staying on top of emerging SEO trends is critical if you want to achieve and maintain high search rankings. While the fundamentals of SEO tend to remain relatively consistent, it’s important to be aware of any factors that can give you a competitive edge.<p>This post will look at 7 SEO trends that all …

SEO

This one question is the key to reading anyone's personality

If you're looking for a more holistic, research-backed approach, there are various tests of the so-called Big Five personality traits. Or you could always go with Myers Briggs, though be warned that despite its popularity in the business world, there's no evidence it beats astrology at …

Psychology

What Your Small Business Should Do To Look Like A Social Media Pro

As social media use continues to grow, so does the number of marketing opportunities for small businesses. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. adults now use social networking sites, according to Pew Research, up from just 7 percent in 2005.<p>“That’s just a remarkable adoption curve,” said Sean Miller, lead …

Social Media

Here's how marketers are using different mobile technologies to reach consumers

Mobile marketing is getting more spotlight these days. Revenue from mobile advertising accounted for 30% of total ad spend in the first half of 2015, according to the IAB, and it's on track to account for more than one-third in the second half of the year. Despite this growth, mobile ad spend still …

Data From 10,000 Articles Prove That Content Marketing Really Does Work

Content marketing articles are capturing attention and engagement at a far higher rate than the few seconds that readers generally engage with a standard display or social newsfeed advertisement, according to an analysis of NewsCred data on content published on hundreds of marketers websites in the …

Ideo: The 7 Most Important Hires For Creating A Culture Of Innovation

Sure, founders set a tone. But they aren’t the only ones who shape workplace culture, writes Ideo’s Mollie West.<p>We all fear the job that looks great on paper and is a nightmare in practice. What makes some companies great to work for and others a disaster? The answer: good workplace culture. It’s …

7 Insights From Psychology Known to Boost Workplace Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no longer practical for any organization to measure productivity simply with numbers or to hold everyone on the team to the same standard. Behavioral economics and psychology tell us that people react differently to situations and …

Employee Engagement

Social Media Is Too Important to Be Left to the Marketing Department

When customers need help, they expect companies to offer it quickly and through multiple social media channels — but most companies aren’t set up to do that. Some companies increase their social media staff to offer live responses during big events like the Super Bowl or the Grammys, but then they …

Your Resume Is Never Enough to Get the Job You Really Want

If you haven't started a business yet and there's a job you really want, relying on a resume is little better than wishing and hoping.<p>Maybe you haven't started a business yet. Maybe you're a serial entrepreneur in between startups. Or maybe you're trying to gain additional skills while you launch …

How Netflix Reinvented HR

Artwork: Freegums, Good Vibrations, 2011, acrylic on wood, 8′ x 15′<p>Sheryl Sandberg has called it one of the most important documents ever to come out of Silicon Valley. It’s been viewed more than 5 million times on the web. But when Reed Hastings and I (along with some colleagues) wrote a …

50 Books Every Woman Should Read

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

Books

This Is What It Takes To Inspire Your Employees

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

How to Pick the Right Candidate Much More Often, According to Science

More opinions make for better hires, says the latest research.<p>When it comes to multiple interviews for a prospective new hire is it a case of 'too many cooks spoil the broth or 'two heads are better than one'? Does an additional interviewer or two (or three) provide valuable insight or just muddy …

Five more job interview tips from an IT executive recruiter

A few months ago, I posted a list of tips on how to manage your next job interview. That blog received such positive feedback that I am at it again. …

Employment

The Foundation of Charismatic Interviewing

The most effective interviewees know how to engage a hiring manager or recruiter with candid, interesting conversation. There is a charisma and …

Employment

LinkedIn HR chief recommends 3 books to all new managers

As the head of HR for LinkedIn, the professional social network with more than 400 million active users around the world, Pat Wadors is constantly having conversations about what tools and resources managers and their employees need to succeed.<p>She says learned two fundamental truths about …

Self-improvement

Four Breakthrough Topics And Questions For A Job Interview

A stack of resumes sits in front of you. You’ve read them and sorted them into accept and reject piles. You think you’ve found candidates likely to fit in your company. You want the right people in your company and the on your team. But how can you decide among these applicants which are the …

Leadership

Entitled? Try Empowered: Why Millennials Work the Way They Do

What's the matter with "kids" today … at work? Across our great nation, grumpy middle managers, executives and owners alike are wondering who these …

Advertising Industry