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Interview Tips for Employers

An interview offers an opportunity to evaluate and know about a prospective employee. It helps to explore a potential candidate’s motivation level, ability to work in a team, and other personal traits.

Every business should know what it wants from a prospective employee and conduct interviews accordingly. I would suggest a few points here which must always be kept in mind.

It is a good idea to be prepared before interviewing any shortlisted employee. Keeping the interviews on the same day is a good idea as it saves lot of time and effort.

New Year Resolutions for Entrepreneurs

New Year is a great time to start afresh, and as an entrepreneur, it is vital to set goals and make resolutions for the year ahead.

Since the responsibility of business falls on you, the entrepreneur, I would suggest starting the year by creating and refining goals. Also, reminding yourself of the existing business goals and objectives constantly is a good way to align your thoughts and actions.

Nestle mislabeled its products, FDA finds

Vevey, Switzerland, December 26 -- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has chastised Nestle for labeling its juice boxes for kids as ‘medical foods’ in advertisements earlier this month.

Twitter becomes location savvy, acquires Mixer Labs

San Francisco, California, December 24: Twitter has acquired Mixer Labs, the company that manufactured GeoAPI, an application that provides geolocation services for mobile applications and is all set to provide the users with navigation services on their mobile phones while tweeting with friends.

Cash for Clunkers Boosts Q3 GDP Growth

The third quarter GDP result is out, and even though figures are not that impressive, they are definitely positive compared to the previous four negative quarters.

GDP growth in the third quarter stands at 2.2 percent, to which the maximum contribution came from the Cash for Clunkers program.

Also known as the Car Allowance Rebate System, the Cash for Clunkers is a $3 billion federal program given to the U.S. residents for purchase of new and efficient vehicles.

5 Mistakes Businesses Make During Holiday Season

Holiday seasons are thought to be the best times of the year business-wise. But businessmen forget clients and customers during this time, as they give more importance to family. One should make a conscious marketing effort to attract new customers and increase customer loyalty during this time.

5 Mistakes Startups Make

Every start-up business makes mistakes frequently. Quite a few of these are common mistakes from which every business must learn.

Reducing Business' Expenses: Points to Ponder

Cost reduction increases efficiency and profits, especially in troubled financial times like the present. However, some businesses compromise on quality of products and services to achieve this. This is not the right approach. One must understand how and when to cut costs.

Handy Hints on Building Credit

Building good credit has always been very important. The business’ future with banks and clients is dependent on its creditworthiness.

5 Ways To Impress Clients

When you meet new people for business networking, it is essential to make a good first impression as it influences the entire time period of the relationship.