Tuesday 21 December
Monday, December 20, 2010/
Do you plan to be a little less lonely in the workplace in 2011? If your start-up has battled its way to the stage where it can hire staff, you can rightly feel positive about the progress you’ve made.
However, both the broad brushstrokes and fine detail of recruitment is a challenge for many start-ups. Today, HR expert Sophie Macdonald explains how to make your first smart hire in the year ahead.
Elsewhere, we profile AdLand Jobs, a new start-up with ambitious plans, and mentor James Omond examines whether legal action is an option if a competitor badmouths your business.
Oliver Milman, editor
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An ‘opportunity-hunting’ generation: Here's what millennial workers need and want Karen Gately Corporate Dojo founder
Spilling the beans: Why inviting someone to 'grab a coffee' is disingenuous and unnecessary Sue Parker DARE Group founder
The 10 most unemployable job titles on LinkedIn Ian Whitworth Scene Change co-founder
How Emily McWaters manages her Sydney-based business from Kangaroo Island Emily McWaters The Hamper Emporium chief
Why 'Orwellian' performance monitoring is crucial to building an ethical company culture Michael Kodari Kodari Securities chief