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Why Hiring Job Hoppers May Be Your Best Decision

Josh Tolan | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
Josh Tolan

Mary feels a rush of adrenaline after reading the perfect candidate's qualifications. You know the feeling -- realizing your expensive, time-consuming...

Hire The Workforce That Works For You

David B. Nast | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

I placed 523 CEOs in my career. I've hired and trained 43 recruiters. As a Certified Interview Architect, I've designed countless interviews and sel...

The Truth About Hiring Friends in Your Small Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Melinda Emerson

Hiring friends must be done with care to be successful. Small business ideas are often mulled over by friends long before you take the plunge and say...

Here's The Most Important Skill One Top Executive Says You Need

Business Insider | Dana Oliver | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact

Professional-services-firm Accenture has made Fortune magazine's list of the 100 best companies to work for seven years in a row. So as one can imagin...

Should You Hire People That Are Smarter Than You?

Lisa Froelings | Posted 09.08.2016 | Business
Lisa Froelings

Like most people who are just starting their own business, I heeded to Bill Gate's advice which is to hire people that are smarter than you.

Humanizing Hiring

Roger Wright | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Roger Wright

What if computers did your hiring? Think of the cost savings! Ridiculous? Or is that where we're headed if we forget about humanizing hiring?

The Jenga World of Hiring

Mona Patel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Mona Patel

The incentives to act quickly are there, but is hiring a replacement to fulfill that vacant position really the right move? It's hard to see what you need when you're in recovery mode.

The Reason Why Your Business Is Still In The Technician Stage

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 05.16.2015 | Small Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

What prevents small business owners from operating as visionary entrepreneurs who hire the right people and implement processes so their company can run like a well-oiled machine?

The 4 Crucial Rs to Hire With Intention and Build a Team You'll Love

Alex Charfen | Posted 03.19.2015 | Small Business
Alex Charfen

The challenge for small businesses and new entrepreneurs is that during the early stages, the hiring process tends to look like this: You hire a friend. Or, someone recommends someone to you, and you say great, let's bring them in!

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?

Controlling Overhead: Finding an Unpaid Nonprofit CEO

George Weiner | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
George Weiner

An organization that avoids overhead by paying employees nothing, avoids program evaluations and spends close to zero in technical infrastructure can't possibly be the best social investment.

The '3 Hiring Tests'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business

Robert Reffkin bases his management style on three actions that start with the letter L: Listen, learn, lead. When it comes to hiring new employees, l...

The Last Question You Must Ask Before Hiring Someone

Ian Mills | Posted 11.19.2013 | Small Business
Ian Mills

After the candidate has ticked all the boxes of what you need for the role and for the business, you need to step back, neutrally put your own interests aside, and ask yourself: "Is this job the next best step for this person in their life?"

Paul Tudor Jones Should Stop Romanticizing Breastfeeding

Carla Escoda | Posted 08.03.2013 | Business
Carla Escoda

Paul Tudor Jones' fatuous comments expose his lazy, retrograde thinking. With his superior intellect, he could easily solve the breastfeeding dilemma -- in fact, a few modern companies have already done so.

Finding Good Hires Means Measuring Social Impact

Patrick Richard | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business
Patrick Richard

Job candidates who already demonstrate social impact in their field can drive future recruitment, rev up engagement within the company, and act as a driving force in promoting the company brand.

How Do You Know if You're Hiring a Sales Superstar?

Ian Altman | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Ian Altman

I often get called upon by my clients to interview potential sales representatives for their teams. It is easy to be swayed by their engaging personality, smooth style, or polished appearance. However, there are two things that I always seek.

4 Tips to Hire Fast

Sajjad Masud | Posted 02.12.2013 | Small Business
Sajjad Masud

In the race to find top talent, speed might just be the name of the game. Whether your startup company is pre- or post-funding, getting the right people on board as quickly as possible is the best way to ensure success.

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...

Rod Kurtz

What Is Your Best Job Interview Question? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 06.14.2012 | Small Business

Congratulations, graduates! All those early-morning classes and late-night cramming sessions and what's your reward? A lousy job market. Sure, we've s...

How Much Does It Cost To Hire Right?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.24.2012 | Small Business

Employees are the lifeblood of almost any company. They’re the group of people that work collectively -- often behind the scenes -- to ensure that e...

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.

Nate C. Hindman

What Happens When The Boss Is A Kid? | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.06.2012 | Small Business

Eric Grosse's rite of passage at TaskRabbit, a San Francisco-based web startup, came late last year at the company's annual holiday party. It was just...

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.

Hiring 101: Developing a True Nose for Talent

Rob Asghar | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
Rob Asghar

Even if an organization is able to reorganize in a way that eases out its under-performers, most managers still lack solid hiring skills, and few have a well-developed nose for talent that makes a difference. Here are a few counter-intuitive rules for finding the best talent.