Don't Have HR to Back You Up?

Small Businesses have to struggle through some serious hardships on their road to success. This is especially true for the smallest of the small businesses due to their small staff, small budget, and their small margin for error. Oftentimes these tiny, tight-knit staffs have only themselves and the owner or manager to hold their actions, […]

7 Small Business Hiring Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

When you run a small business, you can’t afford to make mistakes. Every client interaction, product and invoice reflects on you and your company, and one bad experience can make or break your reputation. And that’s why, even though growing your business is a good thing, it’s natural to feel a lot of pressure when […]

Hiring for Small Business: The Best Tools & Strategies

Recruiting for a small business is a challenge. Owners often don't know much about hiring aside from what they learned as an employee of someone else's business-which may have been years ago, or never. They may lack experience handling HR tasks, they may be unfamiliar with the latest recruiting methods and tools, and as for […]

9 Essential Small Business Tools

There’s a common misperception that as a small business, you don’t have the resources to invest in the types of digital tools that large companies have at their disposal. But the truth is far from that — small business tools can help you save money and time, and allow you to focus on the important tasks […]

How to Hire Employees

If you’re interested in learning how to hire employees more efficiently and increase their retention, you're in luck — we wrote a guide to hiring new employees with all the info you need to accomplish these results! Adding a salaried or full-time employee to your payroll can be a large investment, especially for a senior […]

Why a Talent Acquisition Strategy Is Your Small Business's Secret Weapon

When it comes to hiring top talent, small businesses often feel at a disadvantage. Many small businesses think they lack the resources to put into recruiting tools and personnel. But it doesn't need to be that way.  Ultimately, talent acquisition is an investment for your business. While it may seem daunting to invest in new […]

How Glassdoor Can Help Your Small Business

If you own or operate a small business, you know it's no cakewalk. To keep things running smoothly - and hopefully, enjoy some time outside of work! - you need every break you can get. At Glassdoor, we understand this, so we try to do the heavy lifting when it comes to attracting the talent you […]

4 Things a Small Business Owner Needs to Know About Hiring

As a small business owner, making hiring decisions may be the hardest and most important thing you do. The people who represent your company can be the difference between success and failure. At a company that only has a few employees, it's harder to hide mistakes than it is at a bigger operation. That makes […]

How Small Companies Can Compete with Larger Companies' Employer Brands

The lure of a fully equipped gym or access to yoga classes can be strong for job seekers on the hunt for new company soil in which to plant their career flag. Other big-company benefits include opportunities for advancement, salary increases and better insurance options. Job seekers also may feel they can build a stronger […]

Spring Economic Outlook: Small Businesses are Planning to Hire

Is your small business planning to hire this spring? You’re not alone. According to PNC's Spring Economic Outlook survey of small to mid-size business owners, one in five plan to add full-time employees in the next six months, up 10 percent from last fall, and the highest percentage since 2012. Small businesses are hiring because […]

How Fast-Growing Companies Can Scale Their HR Processes

When business owners get a taste of success, they often want more — thus leading them to expand or scale operations. While growth is certainly better than the alternative, moving too quickly does present additional risks. One of the biggest hurdles that comes with scaling a successful business is developing a consistent and reliable human […]

How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage of Glassdoor for FREE

The big-business methods of finding and hiring talent—paying staffing firms or headhunters—can be way too expensive and time-consuming for small businesses. While the average cost to hire an employee is $4,129, trust us—you don’t have to spend that much to find someone great. The same way maintaining a social media presence can help customers discover your business, using […]