Great Resources for Your SMB This Holiday Season

Posted by Proven on December 1, 2015

The Holiday season can be difficult to navigate.  Just as you’re removing your Halloween makeup late night on October 31, you notice the resurgence of twinkling lights, green garlands and jolly old men outfitted in red suits.  It's time to get to work! 

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9 Mistakes Hiring Managers Make (& How to Avoid Them)

Posted by Proven on November 30, 2015

Hiring can be an exhaustive process.  We have compiled a list of mistakes hiring managers make. These mistakes either cost them a great hire or leave them with the wrong  employee they need to replace within a few months' time! Follow our helpful advice to avoid making these mistakes. 

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25 Great Social Media Tools

Posted by Proven on November 24, 2015

We compiled this list of great social media tools to help you to either get started or to amplify your social media strategy!  Check them out and see which ones work best for your social media and marketing efforts!

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Holiday Gift Guide for a Job Seeker!

Posted by Proven on November 23, 2015

Know someone who is looking for a job this holiday season?  Finding a new job is not only stressful, but it is time-consuming and it can be costly!  An applicant needs to look good, to be organized and to be constantly traveling to interviews and meetings.  This holiday season, help your favorite job seeker out with this gift guide!


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Holiday Hiring: The Numbers

Posted by Proven on November 19, 2015

The holiday are quickly approaching!  57 percent of people who celebrate the holidays have already begun shopping by the beginning of November!  Due to the earlier "start" of the season, retailers and delivery corporations start their hiring in late September. Take a look at these holiday hiring statistics for some big box companies! 

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The Best Niche Job Boards

Posted by Proven on November 17, 2015

Job Boards are a great tool on both sides of the hiring front.  For an applicant, job boards are a  great place to start your search.  For employers, job boards allow an extensive reach to a wide audience of possible applicants.  We have explained some of the big job boards like Craigslist and Indeed in our post, How Job Board Fees Work.  

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WEBINAR: 3 Ways to Put Your Business' Online Presence to Work for You!

Posted by Proven on November 13, 2015

Join us Wednesday, November 18th at 11AM PST | 2PM EST for a Webinar with Mopro!

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Questions to Ask A Reference Before Hiring

Posted by Proven on November 12, 2015

Once an interview is done, a hiring manager still has work to do!  One of the most important tasks is contacting an applicant’s references.  An applicant may have a shining resume and they may have interviewed beautifully.  Even if that is so, it is important NOT to skip following up on references!  References can provide valuable  insight into a candidate’s work style, attitude and successes/failures in the past. Checking in with a reference is a crucial part in vetting a candidate for employment.  

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The Interview: A Step-by-Step Guide for Employers

Posted by Proven on November 11, 2015

Be prepared to interview your next candidate with these 7 steps!

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Mark Chase on Restaurant Real Estate

Posted by Proven on November 10, 2015

 Mark Chase is the President of Restaurant Real Estate Advisors, Mark provides site selection and real estate advice to restaurateurs.  Mark has hundreds of lease and sale transactions under his belt, and more than 20 years of experience and relationships with the largest shopping center owners, top brokers and leading architects and contractors.

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