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3 Tips for Using Video Interviews to Hire Great Teachers

Josh Tolan | Posted 07.16.2014 | Education
Josh Tolan

The problem isn't drought, it's a flood. Yet, you know it takes more to excel at your school than just the right credentials. Cultural fit is extremely important for any teacher, whether they're a recent grad or a seasoned pro.

A Rooney Rule for Corporate Boardrooms

Shelley Bird | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business
Shelley Bird

The Rooney Rule doesn't require owners to hire black head coaches or managers just because a candidate is black, but simply make sure that all qualified candidates are given equal access and a fair review. It ensures a level playing field.

What Type of Tech Job Applicants Offer the Best Performance

Jason Grill | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology
Jason Grill

As the tech job sector continues to grow in the United States there is a constant competition going on between employers to get the best talent available. However, there is a true disconnect between many businesses looking to hire talent and what the high tech worker really wants from a job.

How to Win by Throwing out the Traditional Hiring Playbook

Sean McNamara | Posted 07.11.2014 | Business
Sean McNamara

How can the next generation of industry leaders apply this misfit math to a unique business model, structure, and culture?

Stop Working on Your Resume, Says Research

Steve Dalton | Posted 06.27.2014 | Business
Steve Dalton

TheLadders asked recruiters to review a stack of resumes while connected to eye tracking software. Their data showed that recruiters spent just six seconds per resume before making a pass/fail decision. However, what they paid attention to was far more informative than their attention spans.

Hire Slowly

Nora T. Akins | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Nora T. Akins

Take time to evaluate the need for the position whether it's a newly created position or a replacement. Align the need to the business purpose.

3 Keys to Hiring Rockstar Interns for Your Startup

Scarlett Sieber | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Scarlett Sieber

At my startup, interns are invaluable. We are running on a skeleton crew and interns play an integral role in daily activities. Over the last year-and-a-half, I have hired interns from a variety of fields from marketing to analytics to web development. Below are my key takeaways for hiring interns.

Green Building -- The Path to High-Road Jobs

Denise Fairchild | Posted 06.19.2014 | Impact
Denise Fairchild

The American Society of Civil Engineers' 2013 Report Card for America's Infrastructure defined energy efficiency/renewable energy as the "sweet spot" for immediate job creation. Multiple other studies foresee millions of new jobs in those sectors.

Four Ways to Attract 1,000 Amazing Applicants for 1 Job

Derek Handley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Impact
Derek Handley

What more and more people are seeking is the potential to make a positive impact on people and our planet, while building their career and making money at the same time.

The litany of woes for government HR

Tom Fox | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

The federal HR community faces a litany of woes: limits placed on new hiring, inflexible hiring procedures that often discourage or rule out high-qual...

Marketers: Hiring Subcontractors? Here Are 7 Things You Need to Know

Scott MacFarland | Posted 06.06.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

In the marketing world, whether you work for an agency or for a company, hiring talented subcontractors to provide bench strength is common. This can provide valuable skills needed to pull off a project assignment.

The Hiring Guru: Eco PACT's Partners 'Cast in Aluminum'

David Jensen | Posted 06.05.2014 | Business
David Jensen

Peter Johnson is an on-the-rise entrepreneur as President of Eco PACT. I met him the same way he met his business partner and many of his employees, through word-of-mouth referral of a friend, in this case at a barbecue.

Why You Should Hire a Vet

Bill Marriott | Posted 07.27.2014 | Impact
Bill Marriott

I had the privilege and honor to serve in the Navy shortly after graduating from the University of Utah in 1954.

Why You Should Hire for Zest

Frank Niles, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2014 | Small Business
Frank Niles, Ph.D.

The verdict is in. Americans are bored with their jobs. The numbers are staggering. Seventy percent of employees report being not engaged or actively disengaged from their work and it's costing U.S. companies $550 billion each year in lost productivity.

Hiring For Small Business –- Overcoming Challenges And Tips For Success

Jason Whitman | Posted 05.14.2014 | Small Business
Jason Whitman

It's clear that not having the right person in an open role can make or break the future success of your small business. But hiring that perfect talent for an opening is not always something that small businesses feel well-equipped to tackle.

Interviewing Do's and Disasters

Jack Garson | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Jack Garson

One of the first critical steps in building your business is hiring employees. Yet interviewing job candidates is often ineffective and, worse, presents abundant potential for costly mistakes and missed opportunities. Interviewing itself is far from foolproof.

The Road To Bad Hiring

Roger Wright | Posted 07.08.2014 | Business
Roger Wright

The Road to Bad Hiring is the sick and twisted system we use to connect the right person with the right job. On this road, no one really wins. Instead, we waste time.

How to Get Your Recruitment Process Ready for Summer

Val Matta | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Val Matta

While you may already implement some of the most popular recruiting trends, amp them up this summer! Doing so ensures the right employees for your organization, creating awesome results now and in the future.

The Hiring Guru: Robert Duggan Billionaire

David Jensen | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
David Jensen

With my constant thirst for more understanding, I decided to begin studying really successful entrepreneurs, like billionaires, and discover their hiring habits, which built such powerful teams and sharing those idiosyncratic advices.

Can Apps Gauge Emotional Intelligence? Maybe

Daniel Goleman | Posted 06.17.2014 | Business
Daniel Goleman

Some claim the new phone app MEIT (mobile emotional intelligence test), which shows photos of people's faces and asks you to identify a person's emotions, can tell how emotionally intelligent you are. Maybe, but I'm dubious.

The Most Valuable Business Degree Doesn't Exist

Adam Grant | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

In medicine, physicians are trained to review evidence and base their practices on the latest scientific discoveries. In business schools, we have a chasm between two types of degrees.

Why Does Equal Pay Really Matter?

Dana Theus | Posted 06.07.2014 | Impact
Dana Theus

There is no question that women and minorities are not at salary parity with white males in our business culture. But the prevailing myth that this is an evil plot to oppress us doesn't fly with me, because things get much more complex.

The Adult Student as Your Prospective Employee

Dr. Mika Nash | Posted 06.07.2014 | Education
Dr. Mika Nash

Not having the luxury to devote one's entire focus toward school forces a heightened sense of time management and organization. It creates a motivation to compartmentalize wherever possible as a way of feeling productive at the end of a day.

How to compete with the private sector for young workers

Tom Fox | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

Employees younger than 30 represent just 8.5 percent of all federal workers, compared with 23.2 percent of the total U.S. workforce. That's a sign tha...

The Staffing Question

Michael Drew | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Michael Drew

How did that person ever get promoted? If you've ever worked in a corporation. you've probably asked yourself that question more than a few times. N...