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She Got FOUR Job Offers!

Roger Wright | Posted 11.19.2015 | Impact
Roger Wright

Heather is an accomplished, mid-career Human Resources Executive. There really isn't much of anything she hasn't done in Human Resources. We were having a cup of tea at the Argo Tea store on Randolph Street in downtown Chicago. She was flying out west to start her new job, the one she picked from the four offers, tomorrow.

5 Handy Tips From A Millennial Entrepreneur On How To Jump Start Your Business

Savvy | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business

Back in 2013, I ventured to create my own label when I couldn't quite find the perfect wine to pair with a traditional East Coast Clambake--something I grew up eating with friends and family down at the Jersey Shore.

How To Attract The Best Team To Your Lean Startup

Adam Greenwald | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Adam Greenwald

Lean startups face many challenges, from securing seed funding to creating marketable products and services to developing sound marketing plans. For many startups, the number one challenge is recruiting and hiring top talent.

7 Steps on How to Find, Employ and Retain the Right Candidate

Thomas Buus Madsen | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Thomas Buus Madsen

Recruitment is much more complicated than you may think it is: it is not just about hiring the best applicant. First, the HR department needs to selec...

7 Tips for Finding the Best Digital Marketing Agency

Danny Wong | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business
Danny Wong

Image via Flickr Companies with a strong digital marketing presence in their industry tend to outperform their peers, according to research from Ca...

In Veteran Hiring, It's Culture -- Not Numbers -- That Makes the Difference

Chris Marvin | Posted 11.13.2015 | Business
Chris Marvin

In the wake of Veterans Day, we can take inventory of the pledges made by companies to hire more veterans.

Can Your Team Truly Stand the Test of Time?

Sarah Deane | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
Sarah Deane

While at an event the other night, I got talking about this challenge with an accomplished colleague of mine, Tiffany Liu, whom I have always admired for her leadership qualities. She had a lot of valuable insights from her experiences, and a unique take that was different to what I usually heard in leadership meetings or summits.

You Had Me At Hello: How Companies Deter Outstanding Potential Employees

Ellevate | Posted 11.09.2015 | Women

First impressions are lasting impressions, and this is very important in the hiring process. We are so focused on how we are going to assess a candidate in the interview that we lose sight that the most desirable and experienced candidates will also be making their own appraisal.

How to Encourage Loyalty in Your Team

Ellevate | Posted 11.05.2015 | Women

Few things are as stressful and frustrating as having disloyal direct reports. You're never confident whether they're giving you the right information, alerting you when there are problems, giving you the benefit of their expertise -- or really, doing their job at all.

How To Hire A Military Veteran. And Why You Should.

Ellevate | Posted 11.04.2015 | Women

Unless you expand your hiring scope, you're missing out on an opportunity to build a stronger, more competitive company culture. It's time to start thinking proactively about veterans every day of the year, and not just on Veterans Day.

Hiring Guru: Sterling Management on Purpose

David Jensen | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Almost 30 years ago, Kevin bought Sterling from its founder and soon after stepped into the CEO position. In the two years following his acquisition of the company, Kevin tripled its growth, twice landing the company on Inc. Magazine's list of the 500 fastest growing privately held companies in the US.

Can Technology Improve HR Results and Impact The Bottom Line?

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Many small businesses still manage human resources information manually--that is, paper records are kept either in file folders or in some cases, sc...

3 New Job Interviewing Techniques and How To Prepare For Them

Savvy | Posted 10.26.2015 | Women

CEO of Betterworks Kris Duggan says that that employees today are searching for environments that allow them to grow and learn but also move quickly and in an innovative manner; the flip side of that is that employers have been creating new interview processes to match.

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What They Mean to Your Job Search and the Weight They Carry With HR

Kristi Russo | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Kristi Russo

The difference between skills and traits is a distinction that many job seekers seem to miss and can be crucial when asserting your value. Both hold a place in your overall assessment as a candidate.

3 Studies Say an Increase in Job Training Decreases Resignation Letters

Mitch Causey | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
Mitch Causey

For the past year, at least 2.7 million people each month have said "I quit" to their employer (source). That's well over 3,500 every hour. Obviously, there are a lot of reasons why people quit, but one that I am particularly interested in is the lack of training.

5 Essential Personality Traits to Look for in Job Candidates

Danny Wong | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Danny Wong

When you are searching for the right new employee, it can be a little difficult to tell exactly who will be the perfect fit. After all, your shortlist of candidates will likely all have similar education and experience, and on paper look very alike.

Availability Is Not a Skill

Richard Moran | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Richard Moran

Cruel as it is, the playground rules provide a lesson about hiring. That lesson is: just because you are hanging around and available does not mean you will be picked.

5 Stages of the Human Resources Life Cycle in Need of Improvement

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Margaret Jacoby

Like many other areas of life and business, human resources has a unique life cycle. However, instead of focusing on the biological aspects of development, the HR life cycle involves the stages employees go through and the role HR takes on during those stages.

Hiring Guru: Peter Lik -- Artist Through a Lens

David Jensen | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
David Jensen

I'm honored to present you my interview with the wildly successful fine artist Peter Lik. Already a famous Master Photographer with a place secured in art history, last year Peter Lik Fine Art Photography sold the most expensive photograph ever, "Phantom" for world-record $6.5 million.

From Unbeliever to Hallelujah: Why uses Predictive Index to Make Better Hiring Decisions

Max Yoder | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Max Yoder

I am a believer in the Predictive Index; it's still the only one I have tried, so I can't comment on the rest, though I hear there are plenty others out there. I think the tool has made our business better and our people happier and more productive; since making these things happen is my job, I am grateful it exists.

Hiring Guru: Jason Greschuk - Booming From Brushes to Brands

David Jensen | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Jason Greschuk is an Award Winning Real Estate Investor, Public Speaker, Author, and Internationalist with business centers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Can...

Hiring Guru: Jon Price -- Seeking PHDs Who Minor in Sports

David Jensen | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
David Jensen

If you follow me here on Huff Post you know I love interviewing business owners on their successful hiring practices and you know I bring a wide diversity of industries to the table. Today is no different as the similarities and differences of systematic approach to hiring from Billionaires to betting is always intriguing and educational.

Hiring Guru: Frank Fernandez - Boston Lawyer

David Jensen | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
David Jensen

"I play the main role in all hiring decisions. Hiring the right team player is everything. The only way to know that a new hire is a team player that can be empowered to achieve the best results is to be the one that sets his expectations and goals during the hiring process."

5 Reasons Businesses Hesitate to Hire: the Good and the Bad

Marc Prosser | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business
Marc Prosser

Whether or not to make a hire can be a difficult decision for any business. This is especially tricky for small businesses, where budgets are often tight and the time needed to dedicate to the hiring process is scarce.

The New High School Essentials: LinkedIn, a Resumé, and a Digital Portfolio

Erica Swallow | Posted 09.11.2015 | Education
Erica Swallow

A digital presence is no longer a nice-to-have for high school students. Competition is high, and schools across the nation -- and world -- are preparing their scholars for a 21st Century workforce.