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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.

The 5 Most Costly Hiring Mistakes (Which of Them Are You Guilty of Making?)

David Finkel | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
David Finkel

Considering that the true costs of a bad hirer can be in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, and the value of a strong hire can be the same or more -- each year -- your company needs you to avoid making these all too common hiring mistakes.

Hiring Guru: Doug Pitassi -- Problem Solved, With People

David Jensen | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Doug Pitassi is CEO of Pacific Office Automation, which he started in 1976 in Portland, Oregon, selling copy machines. Thirty-eight years later, they are a recognized leader in office management solutions, offering state-of-the-art technology and award-winning customer service.

It's Hiring Season: Get Ready for the Class of 2015

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Bruce Tulgan

On a macro level, Generation Z represents a tipping point in the post-Boomer generational shift transforming the workforce. With older (first-wave) Boomers now retiring in droves, they are taking with them the last vestiges of the old-fashioned work ethic.

BIG: Buy Local, Invest and Hire Local, Give Local

Henry A. J. Ramos | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics
Henry A. J. Ramos

Late last year, working with an impressive array of more than twenty institutional partners, the Insight Center for Community Economic Development launched an important new initiative.

From Athens To The U.S., This Greek Startup Wants to Make Hiring Easier

The Huffington Post Greece | Despina Trivoli | Posted 05.11.2015 | World

Nikos Moraitakis and Spyros Magiatis established Workable in October 2012. Their aim was to create a software that would relieve the burden small...

Hiring Guru: Tim Hill, Breaking Bad Templates

David Jensen | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
David Jensen

"We don't like mediocrity or people who want to work for us because it is 'close to home,' for example. Intelligence and attitude is everything. Skills can be taught."

How Successful Managers Hire the Best People

Brian de Haaff | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I seem to have struck a nerve on Tuesday when I wrote 3 Things Job Candidates Wish They Could Tell HR. I called out three frustrating aspects of hiring: forcing candidates to jump through too many hoops, inaccurate job descriptions, and poor communication.

Hiring Guru: Luke Weil, Putting Trust in Others

David Jensen | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
David Jensen

In my observation, Luke Weil is an unexpected story of those who don't have to work, but work anyway; and he works hard, to the benefit of others.

How to Hire Good Candidates

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Geri Spieler

Recruiting and staffing a company is time-consuming and complex. The pressure to fill an opening has as much pressure for the employer as it has for the candidate. In fact, there is more pressure for the employer as a bad hire is very expensive on may levels.

Women Scientists' Academic-Hiring Advantage is Unwelcome News for Some: Part 1

Wendy M. Williams | Posted 06.30.2015 | Science
Wendy M. Williams

Stephen J. Ceci and Wendy M. Williams Cornell University For a long time, two seemingly inconsistent phenomena coexisted, but few seemed to notice: F...

Onboarding Employees: Waste of Time or Strategic Process?

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 06.27.2015 | Small Business
Margaret Jacoby

Hiring and training a new employee is often just as stressful for managers as it is for the new hire. Preparing the necessary paperwork, outlining job responsibilities, and making sure the employee knows the ins and outs of your company are all important aspects that can quickly become overwhelming.

Why I Regretted Hiring the 'Perfect' Employee

Marc Lore | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
Marc Lore

On paper, he looked like the ideal hire. Ivy League education. Top-notch work experience. Strong referrals. Rationally, all signs suggested I should hire him. And yet, I felt what can only be described as a "tap on the shoulder" -- an intuitive, but impossible-to-pinpoint feeling that something was off.

The Hiring Guru: Eric Gonchar "Firm" Interviewing

David Jensen | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Like any respectable East Coaster, Eric Gonchar puts family first. And like a true Attorney, work is a close second. He does, however, have an abundance of hobbies including snow skiing, water skiing, tennis, bicycling, hiking, running, photography, fishing, guitar playing and music memorabilia.