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Employers Are Still 'in the Driver's Seat' on Pay and Benefits

August 19, 2010
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An entrepreneur might want to hire more employees but would rather not incur the expense of additional salaries. That seems like an either/or proposition, but some are finding that they can have it both ways thanks to an unlikely ally—the recession.
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For Startups, Often the Only Option in a Recession Is to Keep on Hiring

August 9, 2010
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Hiring a team can be a perilous process for recent startups because they don't have a track record to rely on in projecting either the revenue needed to pay new employees or the business demand that the additional hires would help meet.
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Hiring an All-Star Employee Can Involve Tightening Your Own Belt

July 16, 2010
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With unemployment still high, the job market is loaded with candidates, including plenty of blue-chip prospects, to tempt CEOs who may or may not be able to afford them.
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Small Businesses Are Being Touted as the New Job-Growth Engine

July 16, 2010
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Those who sense opportunity in the marketplace now also realize that there will be intense competition to capitalize on it. This is good news for job seekers, because some small businesses are beginning to hire again.
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Best Defense in a Downturn May Be to Increase Your Sales and Marketing Staff

July 1, 2010
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The incentives for sales staff may vary, but the incentives for entrepreneurs are clear: Investing in sales and marketing can boost revenue and help a small business survive the downturn, even if the decision to hire more staff is painful.
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