by the Rocket Lawyer Editorial Team

Hiring a new employee is a big step for any company. A great new hire can make all the difference between a successful quarter and a bad one, while a bad hire results in frustration, hours of performance reviews, and, eventually, starting the whole process over again.

Only you know what kind of person is right for the job and the culture at your business. But when it comes to knowing what’s legal, we can help. In this guide, we’ll discuss best hiring and recruiting practices, background checks, employee personnel files, benefits packages, employment laws, exit interviews, and more. We’ll help you hire smart, hire legally, and set your company up for success.

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