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Dear Adecco: Small Business Owner Tips #4 – E-Recruitment Programs

Call it what you will, “e-recruitment”, “online recruitment”, or “virtual recruitment”, using software that allows you to effectively collect, screen and reach out to potential candidates is a cost-effective way for any small business owner to bring aboard new staff. In this, our fourth installment of Dear Adecco, we take a look at what every small business owner should look for in an e-recruitment program.

Remember: Even though the exchanges in this series are contrived, they address very real concerns that many a small business owner and supervisor thinks about every day.

Also, for more information on e-recruitment, particularly its advantages and disadvantages, please read our previous article on the topic. Read more

Dear Adecco: Small Business Owner Tips #3 – Total Compensation

If you’re a small business owner, you know how costly it can be to offer your best staff members the kind of total compensation they deserve. But all is not lost. Even for the smallest of businesses, there are other forms of compensation far less costly – and more effective – than cash that can help you retain your top performers, and we explore these alternatives in our third installment of Dear Adecco.

Remember: Even though the exchanges in this series are contrived, they address very real concerns that many a small business owner and supervisor think about every day. Read more

Dear Adecco: Small Business Owner Tips #2 – Dealing with Difficult Employees

Our second installment of Dear Adecco offers advice on how a small business owner or supervisor can effectively confront, talk to, and if necessary, discipline difficult employees – a situation that can be particularly awkward considering the inherently more intimate inner workings of a small team in close quarters.

Remember: Even though the exchanges in this series are contrived, they address very real concerns that many a small business owner and supervisor think about every day. Read more

Dear Adecco: Small Business Owner Tips #1 – When to Hire Your First Staff

In the spirit of the immortal Dear Abby, we’re kicking off Dear Adecco: a series of articles filled with advice for any small business owner because we understand the complexities of managing employees at a smaller organization where the quarters are often very close. Although the exchanges are fake, they address very real concerns that many a small business owner or supervisor think about every day. Read more