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How to Spot a Fraud During Hiring

Written for EO by Lucy Grant, freelance content manager and writer. As an entrepreneur, your success is often dependent on the individuals you employ to bring your vision to life. Unfortunately, not all job applicants are as honest as we would like them to be. In fact, as many as 85% of employers declared that they have caught applicants lying… Read more »

4 Steps to Hiring a Rock Star COO (Plus, Why You Need a COO!)

Written by EO Germany member and CEO Feliks Eyser. A version of this article first appeared on Feliks’ Medium blog.  Building an amazing company requires more than vision. You’ve heard the saying that every success story is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration. You have to sweat and execute! Many people have good ideas, but few can execute and build a great… Read more »

What Solopreneurs Should Know About Hiring

Written for EO by Jessica Thiefels.   Being a solopreneur is difficult. Not only are you responsible for day-to-day operations and deliverables, but you also play the role of marketer, sales person, and human resource manager—among many others. That’s why even the most seasoned entrepreneurs hire experts to help run their business. If you’re an entrepreneur wearing many… Read more »

8 Common Hiring Mistakes

Hiring a new employee comes with risks. The right hire can drive your company forward to greater success. Invest in the wrong person, however, and you can cause real damage to company culture and productivity. Startup CEOs, in particular, should be wary of making common hiring mistakes. 1. Hiring constantly. A common misstep made by… Read more »

Hiring: What’s an “Ideal Fit”?

By Kristen Harris, EO Columbus member and Co-Founder of Portfolio Creative.  In hiring it’s important to remember people are not commodities, individuals are not interchangeable. Even with equal skills or experience, every person is unique, and so is every company and role. It’s important to find the right person for the right position—that’s an Ideal… Read more »