Naperville Business Law Attorney Talks About Good Hiring Practices for Your Small Business

Large, multinational companies always seem to be hiring. Proof of this can be seen in a typical Walmart where touchscreen application kiosks have replaced resumes and cover letters. Of course, a large company like Walmart may have a constant need for new employees, but it is also better insulated against hiring mistakes. As a small […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Talks About Hiring Help for the Winter Holiday Season

Now that summer is over and the kids are back to school, most people who celebrate the “typical” holidays are preparing for Halloween. While retailers’ shelves are full of orange and black decorations, spooky costumes, and sweet treats, you might have started to see the first signs of Christmas merchandise as well. For the average […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Common Hiring Mistakes

As business law attorney and a small business owner, I understand the importance of hiring the right people. A business can only be successful when its team of employees are all pulling in the same direction. Hiring employees, however, is a complex process, and it can be full of missteps and legal obstacles. Knowing how […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Offers Tips on Hiring Teens for Summer Help

In a few short weeks, another school year will be in the books. For young children, this means that the freedom of summer will be waiting. For high school and college students, the next step may be a summer job. While it is certainly true that fewer teens and young adults are interested in or […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses Questions Employers Should Never Ask During an Interview

One of the responsibilities I have had as a business law attorney and a small business owner is hiring new employees. There are many things one must be aware of during the interview process. Interviewers must simultaneously ask questions and actively listen to answers all the while making internal assessments about the candidate’s fit for […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Hiring Seasonal Employees

Thanksgiving has come and gone which means that the Christmas shopping season has officially begun. For many companies—especially those in the retail sector—it is nearly impossible to keep up with customer demands without hiring additional staff. As a business law attorney and a business owner, I know how difficult it can be to find and […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the Impact of Legal Marijuana on Job Growth

Since our country was founded, our elected officials have been tasked with creating and enforcing laws as well as promoting the financial health of the nation. Over the last 40 years or so, countless legislative measures and public awareness campaigns have been focused on reducing and eliminating the problems created by illegal drug use and […]

Resume Red Flags and Green Flags for Choosing the Right Employee

A well-crafted resume offers an employer a glimpse into the professional life of a potential new hire. A small business is only as good as the individuals it employs, and all small business owners must be careful to choose the right new employee. Our small business law attorneys at the The Gierach Law Firm have […]

Interviewing Tips for Avoiding Sensitive Legal Issues

Small businesses have recently seen an increase in the hiring of new employees. In fact small business hiring is at the highest level it has reached in eight years. Hiring new employees allows small businesses to help the U.S. economy grow, and also lowers the national unemployment rate. However, small business owners must be careful […]