The Playbook

Why You Need to Improve Your Interview Process

If you want candidates to feel passionate about your brand, the interview should be an exciting, positive experience.

Trust Is the Key to Work-Life Integration

Enable your employees to do their best by letting them find time for their personal lives.

Everyone Wins in a More Democratic Workplace

Both employees and employers benefit from the innovation that comes with valuing team democracy.

Why Acqui-Hiring Goes Wrong

In order for acqui-hiring to work well, there must be philosophical and cultural alignment.

Managing Multiple Offices? Invest More in Alignment

When you have offices in different time zones, it's important to spend time and money keeping everyone on the same page.

Benefits of a Virtual Workforce

Successfully managing remote employees can be good for your business in ways you might not expect.

How to Motivate Your Managers

Inspire greatness in your management team by asking them to evaluate themselves and each other every quarter.

Get Creative to Recruit Millennials

When you're recruiting, you need to go to where the candidates are. HireVue founder Mark Newman talks about the best places to find millennials for hire.

Zen and the Art of Decision-Making

To make good decisions, you must first clarify that everyone understands the same reality. Clarizen founder Avinoam Nowogrodski explains.

Make a Splash With Your Early Hires

If you strategically hire people who are highly respected in the industry, others will be eager to join the team.

3 Key Traits of Great Startup Hires

HireVue founder Mark Newman explains what you need to look for in startup employees: the ability to handle ambiguity, a commitment to working hard, and passion for your business.

How to Take Calculated Risks

Rather than going all in, create a system for testing new ideas in a limited way.

One Thing Every Manager Needs to Do

To be a great manager, you have to really care about your people.

How Gary Vaynerchuk Chooses Angel Investments

Gary Vaynerchuk explains his two investment prerequisites. (Note: He backed Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Uber.)

You Don't Need to Go Viral to Make the Most of Video

Making quality videos is less expensive than ever, but you need to decide whether it's the right tool for your business.

3 Essentials for Scaling Your Business

LearnVest founder Alexa von Tobel explains why you need to focus on people, communication systems, and finances in order to scale.

Anyone Can Use Humor to Make an Impact (Even You!)

You don't have to be a improv genius to create a funny and memorable moment, as long as you understand your audience.

How to Get Investors to Move Faster

If you want investors to move more quickly, you need to identify--and then meet--their specific criteria.

Where to Find the Right Mentors

Before you search for a mentor, focus on exactly what you need in terms of advice and information.

3 Ways to Solve the Recruiting Problem

According to HireVue founder Mark Newman, you need to create an interesting environment, provide great benefits, and spend time reaching out to the surrounding community.