How to Get a New Employee Up to Speed

Set expectations early on.

The Right Way to Check a Reference

Do a thorough job, and you'll never have to fire someone again.

Should You Hire an Overqualified Candidate?

As politicians and economists puzzle over America’s jobless recovery, managers who have started to hire again face another problem: how to handle all the overqualified candidates coming through their doors.

How to Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee

Keeping out bad apples matters more than wooing stars.

How to Assess a Job Candidate Who Doesn’t Fit the Mold

Never miss another great hire.

How to Hire for Emotional Intelligence

A standard interview won't test for it.