Category: Startup Insider

5 Ways to Make Your Company's Hiring Process More Fair

Discrimination in the workplace is a hot topic. It is still prevalent and can be very costly to a company. What's more, the consequences of discrimination on the job can include fines and litigation costs, not to mention bad publicity. Related: When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination The answer to avoiding discrimination in the workplace? Hiring. Your…

Twitter's User Growth Stalls, Revenue Comes Up Short

Twitter's said average monthly active users stalled in the fourth quarter — the first flat quarter sequentially since the company listed in 2013. Twitter shares fell 6.6 percent at $13.99 in after-hours trading, after the social media company's revenue forecast for the current quarter missed analysts' expectations. The weak results will stoke investor concerns over…

Marc Andreessen Apologizes for Tweets About India

Marc Andreessen Marc Andreessen, a prominent venture capitalist and Facebook Inc. board director, apologized on Wednesday for tweets that condemned the Indian government for banning the social media company's free Internet service. India introduced rules on Monday preventing Internet service providers from having different pricing policies for accessing different parts of the Web, effectively dismantling…

Burger King Is Starting to Sell Hot Dogs

Burger King is about to change up its menu in a big way. That’s what Alex Macedo, Burger King’s president of North American operations, said as he introduced the chain’s newest product—Grilled Dogs. “It’s so obvious,” he said. “I don’t know why we didn’t do this before.” The company worked for a year and a…

5 Tips for Giving a Killer Sales Presentation

Join us in a city near you at Entrepreneur’s Accelerate Your Business event series kicking off Feb 23. View cities and dates » A killer sales presentation is absolutely essential to closing deals. It plays an outsized role in attracting customer mindshare, conveying the solution’s value proposition and convincing them to buy. But a  nice-looking…