How to hire right, and reward right (for little or no money)

birthdaycakeIn these two guest posts for Big Ideas and Doostang, Brad Farris covers a good chunk of the employee life cycle, from hiring the right people to rewarding and motivating them after you’ve hired them so they’ll stay and do a great job for you and your company.

For the Big Ideas blog, he shared the insights of other business owners about what they look for in candidates and how they can spot those things during the hiring process. Read Brad’s post for the Big Ideas blog here.

For the Doostang blog, he gathered some ideas for no-cost or low-cost perks (like a simple birthday cake!) that can help motivate and reward employees. Read Brad’s post for Doostang blog here.

Bridget

Bridget Ingebrigtsen owns Write On Command, a company that provides writing and editing services to businesses and not-for-profits. Bridget describes her six-year stint as Anchor Advisors' writer/editor as being "mutually beneficial" -- she helps Anchor Advisors keep their written projects on track and Anchor Advisors helps her keep her business on track. When she's not running her business, Bridget is running after her four children, two dogs and the latest in entertainment news. Connect with Bridget on Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn.