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Why Misunderstanding Startup Metrics Can Cost You Your Business

Both Sides of the Table

CAC is often measured incorrectly and doesn’t often doesn’t capture the true costs of acquisition. Customer acquisition cost.

[Infographic] The Financial Cost Of A Bad Hire

YoungUpstarts

The best recruiters know this fact: always hire the best talent one can afford. Infographic credit: AccountingSchoolGuide.com ].

The Real Cost of Hiring the Wrong Employee

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

ended up hiring her on the spot, a gut reaction. liked Sue, but the cost of hiring, training, and replacing her was quite high.

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Tony Hsieh: 'Hiring Mistakes Cost Zappos $100 Million'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Tony Hsieh describes exactly how he set up Zappos.com's hiring process to avoid bad hiring decisions

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Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Virtual Assistants

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Hiring a virtual assistant is easy, but some startups tend to make mistakes that affect the pace at which they are growing.

3 Reasons Not Hiring a Coach is Costing You Money

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

There is certainly a cost associated with a coach, however they can offer up time savings and experience that will super charge your success.

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The What & Why of Hiring a Great Startup COO

View from Seed

Many startup CEOs hire COOs or launch companies with a co-founder carrying the title. When should founders hire one? Should I learn them?

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Opportunity Cost

StartupCFO

While they differ in many ways from experience to risk tolerance, etc, you can boil them all down to one element – opportunity cost.

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The Cost of Maximizing Quality of Hire Is Free

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Maximizing quality of hire starts by defining it before you ever hire anyone. Even better, it''s free

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The Psychology of Hiring Great People

crowdSPRING Blog

Each person we hire contributes to not only the development of the product, but also to the productivity of the team and overall company culture.

Hiring Employees? First, Create A Recruitment Plan

YFS Magazine

Grow Human Capital company culture employee recruitment hiring employees HR human capital human resources recruiting

Is It Time to Hire an Employee?

Up and Running

It could be time to hire some help. Disadvantages of hiring a new employee: An employee costs you money. Overwhelmed?

Here Is the Exact Cost of a Toxic Employee

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Firing your worst employee is worth more than twice as much as hiring a superstar, claims new Harvard research

How To Hire Rock Star Employees

YoungUpstarts

Hiring someone who will be “highly admired” in the workplace is the ultimate goal when filling any type of position. Rock Star Recruitment.

Learn From The Mistakes Of Others – Hire The Right People.

YoungUpstarts

If you make  common mistakes , like not hiring the right people, you’re heading for trouble. Cost of Hiring Bad Employees.

The True Cost Of Poor Leadership

YoungUpstarts

While poor management has a financial cost, it also has a wider detrimental cost to a business, as well as individuals. Missed deadlines.

How Much Employee Turnover Really Costs You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The costs may be hidden, but they are still there. And it''s true--the costs are largely hidden. Training costs. Costly.

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The True Cost of a B-Player

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The one that struck me most wasn't about innovation (which is one thing Vator is all about) it was about hiring. Don't let it happen to you.

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Here's How Much Your Bad Employees Are Costing You

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Why firing - or never hiring in the first place - is a virtue

Top Small Business Mistakes (and potential financial cost!)

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

There’s the branding, the staff hiring and training, fit-out of the business premises, setup or marketing systems, building an online presence, delivering the product or service and of course, many other crucial components to implement and maintain. The post Top Small Business Mistakes (and potential financial cost!) Take a look!

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Keeping Startup Costs Low: Three Ways To Manage It

YoungUpstarts

However, it’s often difficult to keep costs low whilst still being able to deliver a quality service to your customers and clients.

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Financial Freedom Is Costing You Your Life

Mike Michalowicz

Entrepreneur Strategies Mindset Money Strategies american tourist and mexican fisherman cost of life financial freedom trade offHeck, we all do!

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4 Extreme Hiring Tactics

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Bad hiring has a nasty ripple effect. It can cost a company time and money, and kill morale and productivity. Vote Early; Vote Often.

5 Things To Do To Make Sure Your First Hire Is A Good One

YoungUpstarts

Perhaps almost as exciting as starting a new business is making your first hire. Don’t hire someone who lives far away. Do your homework.

5 Recruiting Hacks to Help Startups Hire Top Talent

Up and Running

First, take a few minutes to jump on Glassdoor and find out what people who work in the position you’re hiring for complain about. think so.

4 Creative Ways to Reduce Small Business Startup Costs

Up and Running

Hire contract professionals. Hiring contract professionals such as accountants is a good money-saving strategy for small businesses.

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Onboarding: How to Get Your New Hires Up to Speed Fast, at Almost No Cost

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Onboarding, the process of getting new employees up and running after they are hired, is a critical component of how companies engage with their new employees and set them up for future success

What Social Media Actually Costs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

That's like hiring a publicist to get you "free PR" -- did your publicist work for nothing? So how much did all this "free" social media cost?

7 Ways to Cut Your Turnover Costs and Boost Morale

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Here''s how to hire right the first time. Then hire that way. Perhaps you should hire eight employees instead of the 10 you wanted.

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6 Ways For Startups And Small Businesses To Help Reduce Cost

YoungUpstarts

Another way is to decrease cost. Here are some tips for startups to cut costs in order to expand their bottom line: Take advantage of the cloud.

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5 Mistakes That Can Cost You On Small Business Saturday

YoungUpstarts

To make sure your cash flow keeps flowing, look into additional financing to balance the extra upfront inventory costs. Bye bye Black Friday.

The Value of Hiring a Ghost Blogger

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

It can be costly to hire dedicated staff for this role, and can take time away from other business priorities. This makes sense.

9 Surprising Reasons Why You Won't Get Hired

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Avoid these things at all costs

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Use the ROI of Great Hires to Break Free from Outdated Hiring Habits

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

In most companies the cost of hiring people is more important than the impact these people can make. The puts a lid on the quality of every person seen and hired

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How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup

Up and Running

You’ll probably have limited resources —and you may have limited experience—which means it’s crucial to make each hire count. Then Lead Them. 5.

3 Considerations Before Deciding To Hire Or Outsource

YoungUpstarts

Those costs don’t go away. The decision on whether to hire or outsource will depend on the growth rate and specific needs of your business.

The Real Reason Entrepreneurs Don’t Hire Their First Employee

Mike Michalowicz

The excuses all sound so legit.  I don’t have the money to hire someone!  The real reason you keep putting off that first (or next) hire is that you will have to completely change your job. If you continue to put off your first hire you are doing out of fear of your own growth.  I want to challenge you.

How much does it cost to build the world’s hottest startups?

The Next Web

Here are their breakdowns of the costs and time investments to create 10 of the world’s hottest startups. 1) Twitter. million to develop.”.

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5 Things to Consider When Hiring Friends and Family

Up and Running

Before you go about hiring friends and family, it’s necessary to answer some tough questions as to whether or not they will contribute to your business. This isn’t to say you should automatically fear hiring (or firing) a close family member or friend. Did you hire him or her for the right reasons? Not always.

Best Free and Low Cost Resources for Small Business Owners

NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Blog

Mailchimp is the most cost-effective, user-friendly marketing manager.  I have experience using iContact, Constant Contact and Vertical Response.

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