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5 Surprising Traits to Look for When Hiring

Hiring_the_right_candidateHiring someone is a big commitment but sometimes, looking for these 5 “surprising” qualities can help ensure your decision is a good one.


Hiring good, reliable, and highly skilled people is one of the most important elements for your business’ success. It can also be the most difficult if you can’t find the right candidates immediately. Often, business owners turn to either hiring an expert to help them find the right candidate or to a hiring software that weeds out candidates based on keyword searches. However, most business owners don’t hire experts since it’s too costly, while relying only on software eliminates the human element needed to ensure you have the right person.

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7 Tips for Conducting a Successful (and Painfree!) Exit Interview

Exit_InterviewsExit interviews can be a little uncomfortable but are extremely important for improving business success. Start mining useful information from exit interviews by following these 7 tips.


If you’re a business owner, you’re probably not fully utilizing one of the simplest and most valuable tools to make your business stronger: the exit interview. It’s more than just an awkward goodbye (even though it doesn’t have to be painful). An exit interview is a discovery tool that uncovers patterns you may be too close to see.

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5 Tools that Build Team Collaboration

Team_CollaborationDo you feel confident your business is using the right tools to effectively manage team collaboration? Learn more to find out if these 5 common collaboration tools will work for your teams. 
Did you know employees that work collaboratively stay on task 64% longer than employees who work alone? Most business owners know that encouraging collaboration requires a change in mindset but it’s also helpful to make sure your employees have tools that make it easy to collaborate. This is especially important to have these tools available as workplaces shift to distributed workforce

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How to Use Onboarding to Make Your Business Better

Onboarding new employeesUnderstand why onboarding is so important to your business and take these 9 steps for success.
I’ve appreciated everything I’ve learned during my short time here but I just don’t think that I’m a good fit for your company. 

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Is Coworking Really Good for Your Business?

iStock-537275212Coworking is a growing trend among business owners. Before you decide on renting coworking space, understand these 5 advantages and disadvantages.

Coworking seems like a relatively new phenomenon but that’s because it’s only gone mainstream fairly recently. In fact, small businesses, entrepreneurs, and tech startups have long been renting coworking spaces. However, in popular perception, it was often viewed as a “bootstrap” type of choice dictated by limited funding. However, in recent years, as Fortune 500 and large corporations have leveraged coworking to attract better talent and expand their footprints, there’s been a realization that non-traditional offices can be a strategic business decision.  

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