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Human Resources & Personnel

Basic Human Resources Guide

This guide will help you decide when you need new employees, how to interview potential employees, and hire good candidates. You will learn how to train new employees and keep your staff motivated. It also covers firing employees who are not a good fit, and how to handle downsizing and resignations.
Source: Citigroup

The Interview Process: How to Select the "Right" Person

This guide is full of useful tips for conducting a successful interview with a potential employee. It explores what to do, and what not to do to ensure that you can make a sound decision on whether or not to hire that person.
Source: U.S. Small Business Administration

How to Manage Employees

These tips will help you learn how to manage employees effectively. For example, be professional and not too friendly, while still praising employees for doing a good job. Managing well will encourage your employees to work hard and improve your business.
Source: eHow

How to Manage Employees

This article offers some good tips to make your employees happy, such as encouragement and listening to your employees. While you want them to work hard, this article shows you how treating your workers well will also increase the level of work productivity.
Source: eHow

Hiring: Do You Know How to Pick Them?

This article has suggestions on places to look for effective employees. It also offers advice on interviewing candidates, including some useful questions to ask.
Source: SME Toolkit / American Express® OPEN Small Business Network

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