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The Most Overlooked Hiring Factor

Think you already know the critical attribute you’re looking for in a candidate? Think again.
Maybe it’s qualifications. Or experience. Or hard skills. Or soft skills.  Or work ethic, or leadership ability, or cultural fit. Or maybe it’s a combination… but depending on the job, when you’re selecting the right person to hire or promote, one [...]


How to Hire for Results, Not Pedigree

Most job descriptions are incredibly inefficient — even counterproductive — talent-screening tools. Here’s a better way to make hiring decisions based on results, not resume.
Consider this: A typical job description lists a catalog of required skills, experiences, academic degrees, and personality traits. A typical job, on the other hand, boils down to five or six [...]

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Why Companies Aren’t Getting the Employees They Need

Everybody’s heard the complaints about recruiting lately.
Even with unemployment hovering around 9%, companies are grousing that they can’t find skilled workers, and filling a job can take months of hunting.
Employers are quick to lay blame. Schools aren’t giving kids the right kind of training. The government isn’t letting in enough high-skill immigrants. The list goes [...]

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10 Ways to Avoid a Huge Hiring Mistake

Entrepreneur Vanessa Merit Nornberg developed a clear-cut roadmap that makes recruiting more predictable from the start.
Entrepreneur Vanessa Merit Nornberg knows the incredible importance of strong salespeople.
The founder of New York-based Metal Mafia, a wholesale line of body jewelry, sells over the phone 7,000 products like eyebrow and belly rings that cost just 2 cents to [...]

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5 Tricks for Working With Millennials

Your youngest employees are creative, bright…and a complete disaster to manage. Here’s how to turn the mess around.
Just before a recent staff meeting, I overheard one of my Millennial employees ask another, “How crazy is Kim Jong-un?” Her peer looked puzzled and replied, “Who’s that, one of your friends?”
Another time, I was copied on an [...]

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Employers: How to Make the Hiring Process Less Painful (Infographic)

The hiring process is often a long and arduous one, for both companies and candidates. Often business owners are so concerned about finding top talent, that they can discourage good candidates in the process. 
From job postings that don’t accurately reflect your brand to not following up with potential hires, there are several key opportunities to [...]

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