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The Great Million Dollar Candidate: Part 2

Mark Wayman | Posted 04.03.2015 | Business
Mark Wayman

This is Part 2 in my series about what makes a great million dollar candidate. It's funny how so many candidates say, "Oh, I don't need that. I'm a great candidate." My response is, "No disrespect, then why are you unemployed?"

The Great Million-Dollar Candidate: Part 1

Mark Wayman | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Mark Wayman

A question that comes up frequently is, "What makes a great million dollar candidate?" So here are three attributes that hiring companies and Executive Recruiters look for in "A" (the best) candidates.

Risk versus Reward of Using Online Searches to Screen Potential Employees

John Rampton | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
John Rampton

With everything happening online, you can find thousands of examples of people getting fired because of posts they put up on social media. But how many businesses use online searches before hiring?

What Do Interns Mean to Your Company?

Ashley Mosley | Posted 12.21.2013 | Business
Ashley Mosley

What exactly is an intern? Well, they're not an administrative superstar or an expert coffee fetcher. If the first thing that comes to mind is cheap or free labor, then it's time to send your definition back to the drawing board.

The True Cost Of Hiring (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 06.04.2012 | Small Business

When it comes to the cost of hiring new employees, many companies jump straight to salary and benefit calculations. However, the actual cost of hiring...

7 Kinds of Smart You Need to Look for When Hiring

Ted Harro | Posted 06.17.2012 | Money
Ted Harro

It's easy to be imprecise about what kind of "smart" we are looking for when hiring. Asking, "is someone smart" is a simple way to screen a candidate. Just be sure that you're not going from being simple to being simplistic. Know what you need and where you need it.

About Leadership: Searching for Stars

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 03.20.2012 | Business
Bernie Bulkin

Can you find your stars through assessment centers? Yes, but first you have to have a very good idea of what sort of competencies a star in your corporation will have.