Human Resources

Human resources can be a messy area of any small business -- managing, hiring and firing employees is no easy task! Gain from our expert knowledge, tips and advice on human resources for small business from our collection of blog posts, small business tools and more!

Why we need to break rules at work sometimes

Our team at Anchor Advisors has gone through a bit of a rough patch lately. One of my employees has been dealing with some bigger health

Why small business dominates the employee engagement game

If March Madness was about creating jobs, instead of scoring hoops, then small business would be the little NAIA school with a few hundred

Top 5 interview questions you should be asking when hiring

Small business owners and entrepreneurs don't have a whole lot of practice hiring and interviewing. Let's be honest -- many of us wing it,

Getting feedback: What to do when… everyone is telling you what you want to hear

One of the dangers of being "the boss" is that people suck-up to you. Even if you don't have Eddie Haskell level suck-ups, your team is

How to Keep the Good Ones

Finding good employees can be a challenge. Not because there aren’t enough qualified candidates out there, there are plenty. However,

7 things you really need to look for when hiring millennials

Everyone has certain things they look for when hiring a new employee. But I would argue that there are different things to look for when

Top employee problems business owners deal with [SlideShare]

You started your business solo. You were really good at what you did, and you started seeing more and more clients. Your client base outgrew

8 tips for firing an employee without fireworks

One of the many challenges of running a successful small business is the occasional need to let somebody go. After all, regardless of how

Best personality tests and how to use them in your small business

Personality profiles, personality types, and personality tests are all instruments that can be used to predict how a person might act or

How to Hire a High-Class Employee on a Low-Class Budget

For small businesses, hires are crucial. The cost of one bad hire is far more detrimental to a smaller company than a Fortune 100