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Dear White Men: Five Pieces of Advice for 91 Percent of Fortune 500 CEOs

Laura Mather | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business
Laura Mather

Need inspiration? Consider this: Fortune 500 companies that value diversity -- that elevate talent and ability above all -- have stronger teams, make smarter business moves and ultimately deliver a higher return for employees, executives and shareholders.

Putting Your Best Foot Forward to Attract the Right Job Candidates

Erin Daruszka | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Erin Daruszka

Often getting through the first step of the job application process is so cumbersome that you lose viable candidates right out of the gate. Here are some remedies for common first impression issues.

HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: Blind Auditions Are Leveling The Playing Field For Job Applicants

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 07.31.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

Hiring Guru: Jody Rookstool - Pointing the Way to Start-up Profitability

David Jensen | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business
David Jensen

As a young entrepreneur during the dot com boom, Jody Rookstool successfully guided two technology start-ups. The first, Serus was sold to Netopia for over $7,000,000 in 1998 and the second, PointClick reached over 130 employees and $1,000,000 per month in revenue.

The Tech Industry is Only Successful Because it Mastered Hiring

Imriel Morgan | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business
Imriel Morgan

Tech has managed to make major strides in attracting and retaining some of the best talent. The industry offers autonomy and accountability which are powerful motivators for accepting a role. Why are larger and more established companies failing to replicate this and attract the best themselves?

Exit Interviews: Useful or Waste of Time for Small Business Owners?

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Over the last three years, John has been an integral part of your small business, helping grow it from a tiny number of people working from home to a moderately successful corporation just starting to really get noticed.

Hiring Guru: Blu By The Sea - Addiction Treatment

David Jensen | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
David Jensen

I was initially intrigued by the hiring process of a drug rehabilitation facility, due to the obvious standards of care it would take to be qualified. But in asking for a "typical" story I was caught off guard.

8 Tips to Control Your Staffing Costs

David Finkel | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Most service and administrative departments can be cut by 1 in 4 with no impact on quality of work. Many can handle 1 in 3 cut with no significant negative impact. Remember, work expands to fill the time, and not all this expanded work creates value.

Two Cool Questions To Ask When Hiring

Emma Isaacs | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
Emma Isaacs

I love hiring new people. It's a joy to be able to give someone a great new opportunity that they'll love, and a joy to think of the value they'll bring to the business. Here are two cool questions that have helped me improve my hiring.

Humanizing Hiring

Roger Wright | Posted 07.19.2015 | 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?

Hiring Guru: Lamar Hunt Jr. -- A Humble Maverick

David Jensen | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
David Jensen

In addition to being a member of the founding family of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and operators of the MLS's FC Dallas, his education and devotion to his Catholic religion guide his vast philanthropic activities. Two of his passions in life are classical music and promoting healthy family relationships in the community.

6 Questions Great Leaders Should Ask at Every Interview

Kenny Kline | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Kenny Kline

Hiring and firing decisions are critical to a company's reputation and success. (Just ask anyone at reddit HQ right now.) Whether you're on-boarding a rockstar or giving someone the boot, it all traces back to the initial interview.

Mission Transition: Much Accomplished, But More to Do

Dakota Meyer | Posted 07.06.2015 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

It was an honor to present at last week's Mission Transition summit in Washington, D.C., alongside President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush. I joined decision-makers from every sector and industry to discuss the transition process for post-9/11 veterans and military families. And I have to say, I am encouraged by what I saw.

Why the Lack of Women in Educational Leadership Matters

JP Fugler | Posted 07.02.2015 | Education
JP Fugler

More than three-quarters of public school teachers are female while only 30% of educational administrators are. Put simply, women are doing the work while men are making the decisions. If we want to change society, we have to change the way we teach them.

Hiring Guru: Nationwide Debt Direct Hires for Service

David Jensen | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Jeffrey DeLage is Chief Operating Officer of Nationwide Debt Direct. They start the process of caring for consumers with the hiring process.

Hiring Guru: 42nd Street Photo Hiring for Over 50 Years

David Jensen | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Right off, its owner Elliot Braha proudly told me the storied history of 42nd Street Photo.

Hiring Guru: Luis Namnum of Occidental Vacation Club Reviews Hiring for Service

David Jensen | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Luis Namnum serves as President of Occidental Vacation Club, a division of Occidental Hotels & Resorts and is an active member of the Board of America...

3 Tools to Reduce Employee Turnover for Your Small Business

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

While some turnover is to be expected, implementing the HR solutions mentioned here is a simple, effective way to reduce turnover before it becomes a problem.

What the Best Executives REALLY Want in a Job

Mark Wayman | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Mark Wayman

My name is Mark Wayman, and for the last eleven years I have owned an Executive Recruiting firm focused on gaming and high tech. Reviewed 20,000 resumes, represented 1,500 candidates, and successfully placed 600+.

What the NBA's MVP can Teach Us About Continuing Education

David Bradford | Posted 06.15.2015 | Education
David Bradford

During the 2011 NBA lockout, many players headed overseas to play with foreign teams and keep their skills fresh. Stephen Curry, the star of the Golden State Warriors, took a different approach.

Hiring Guru: Tim DeCapua - Wealth Building Real Estate

David Jensen | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Tim DeCapua is President of Wealth Building Real Estate, helping create turnkey opportunities for the inexperienced investor, and we cut right to the chase. I asked:

Hiring Guru: Neil Moore's Simply Music Gateway

David Jensen | Posted 06.10.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Being a "hiring guy'" and entrepreneur, for me, has brought one very unexpected gift that continues to drive me ever so happily along my path. It's the people I meet, their vast abilities, their stories and their unique approach to life and the serving of others.

Why Do Employers Rarely Offer Explanations to Rejected Candidates?

Quora | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Quora

Think about the last time you and your friends debated where to go to dinner. What was the reason you didn't go to that one Chinese place? Sometimes there's a clear reason -- Bob got food poisoning last time -- but often it's not.

When Hiring the Best: Follow Your Gut or At least the Trail of Police Reports

Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Dr. Tiffany D. Sanders

Any decent HR consultant would tell you there are many candidates who interview and present well, but end up being poor employees, and Ray McDonald is no exception.

Hiring Generation Z: The Second Wave Millennials

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

The whole point of crafting a compelling recruiting message is to attract a sufficiently large applicant pool from which you can choose selectively. The biggest mistake hiring managers make is continuing the "attraction campaign" until the job candidate has accepted the job and sometimes until the new employee is already at work.