Monthly Archive: October 2011

The Future of Hiring New Employees

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com. Technology and data are changing the ways companies do business but perhaps more interestingly is the way they are influencing how companies are hiring, and could be hiring, new employees. In many organizations the human resource department is considered the most important part of the organization. And rightfully so. A company is nothing more than the people within it so it should …

9 Reasons You Should Blog

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com. I think everyone should blog, especially entrepreneurs, so here are my top 9 reasons why you should be blogging if you aren’t already. 1. It’s your new resume. I had a recruiter call me once out of the blue. She said, “Hi Dan, this is Emily from a recruiting firm. I just finished reading your blog and I don’t really have any questions …

How To Start A Company

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com. Starting a company is a daunting task and taking the first step sometimes seems impossible. I’ve encountered a number of people with the dilemma of “I know what I want to do but I don’t know how to start.” And rightfully so. Taking an abstract idea from thought to fruition is one of the hardest things to do. It’s why the failure …