Category Archives: Hiring Matters

Interns: Are Small Businesses Flirting with Disaster?

  Unpaid internships used to be all about “the experience”–an opportunity for young students to break into a new field,…

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Employees and Freelancers and Independent Contractors–Oh My!

“Aw, c’mon,” you cry, “so what if I have my friend’s daughter coming into handle my bookkeeping and I just…

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To Compete or Not to Compete? That Is the Question

“Can I get my employees to sign a non-compete?” I’m often asked. Unless you’ve thought through this special kind of…

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From 1 to 150: Scale up your business with employees

  The dining room was a sea of Post-It® notes. All over the table. They flowed out into the foyer,…

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Independent Contractors are Raising Red Flags

It’s no secret that governments (Federal, state and local) are strapped for cash. One of the ways they’re seeking to…

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What’s an IDEAL hiring process?

If you look up the definition of “control freak” in the dictionary, you’ll see a picture of a business owner.…

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Moonlighting: Legal for Business Owners?

Q: If a person is a 50 percent owner in an LLC corporation, is it illegal for that person who…

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Are you one of the happiest entrepreneurs in the U.S.?

Nancy and I were sitting on a chic white leather couch at Pranna, one of NYC’s newer Indo-Asian-fusion restaurants. Having…

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Hold On … Loosely

Listen to the Episode Below: Ever catch an episode of Undercover Boss?  Like them, we often watch our business grow…

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Avoid the Roadblocks to Smart Hiring

Listen to the Episode Below: I used to get nauseous every time I thought about hiring. How about you? We’re…

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