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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.

Memo to Employers: Great People Won't Grovel

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

When we can't honestly ask and answer the question "Why should a person with career options desire a job with our organization?" then we have no choice but to keep blaming our recruiters for our own blindness, or deluding ourselves in other ways.

Who's Hiring?

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 06.09.2012 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Friday's jobs report showed that fewer-than-expected positions were added in March. But several industries that have driven a lot of the hiring over the last year continued to add workers last month. Who's been hiring, and which industries have the kind of business fundamentals that could pave the way for adding more jobs?