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Hiring Generation Z: The Second Wave Millennials

Bruce Tulgan | Posted 05.26.2016 | 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 05.14.2016 | 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 05.12.2016 | 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 05.11.2016 | 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 05.07.2016 | 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- and...

Hiring Guru: Tim Hill, Breaking Bad Templates

David Jensen | Posted 05.05.2016 | 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 05.02.2016 | 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 05.02.2016 | 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 05.01.2016 | 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.

5 Rules for Recruiting Great Talent

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 06.17.2015 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

But recruiting and holding on to talent is not easy. Good employees are scarce in number but high in demand, which makes it necessary for companies to structure their business around talent and provide an environment that enables those employees to thrive. Here are five ways in which businesses can accomplish this.

The Hiring Guru: Interview with a Mentor, Phil Pustejovsky

David Jensen | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
David Jensen

Sometimes interviewing isn't just for "hiring" per se. Sometimes it's about choosing the right partner, vendor or even client. I've done countless Hiring Academy training sessions with companies who need to screen their clients first like agents, attorneys, bankers, etc.

The Hiring Guru: Joe Olujic Playing the Game of Gaming

David Jensen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
David Jensen

It's not always Billionaires and high-powered CEOs that I'm asking for their hiring habits and advice, it's everybody I encounter.

Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Mobile App Developer

Rahul Varshneya | Posted 06.09.2015 | Small Business
Rahul Varshneya

Armed with an idea, you're raring to create a mark in the app space. The excitement is understandable, and so are the challenges in that journey towards building a successful mobile app startup.

10 Questions Employers Can't Ask You In A Job Interview

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.09.2015 | Business

Know what to look out for.

Small Businesses Take Risks Not Following Employment Laws

Margaret Jacoby | Posted 05.31.2015 | Small Business
Margaret Jacoby

According to a recent report in Forbes, over 543,000 new businesses are started each month, but more shut down than start up. Seven out of ten new employer firms survive at least 2 years, half at least 5 years, one-third at least 10 years and 25% stay in business 15 years or more.

4 Tips for Attracting Top Talent

Mike Harden | Posted 05.27.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

Successful companies populate their teams with A-players. To do otherwise is a disservice to the company and its stakeholders. Unfortunately, most A-players aren't actively seeking new employment.

Veteran Unemployment Falls To 7-Year Low

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact

More and more Americans who've served in the armed forces are going back to work. The veteran unemployment rate dropped to 5.3 percent last year -...

3 Questions Every Company Should Be Asking Before Making a New Hire

Nando Rodriguez | Posted 05.17.2015 | Business
Nando Rodriguez

But how do you know if you're bringing someone on board ready to make lightning strike twice? One way to get you closer to finding out is asking these three questions during the interview.

How to Get Hired in Tech, With ironSource's Dana Primo

Daniel Etcovitch | Posted 05.17.2015 | Business
Daniel Etcovitch

Joining the constantly evolving tech sector workforce can be scary, and many recent graduates are having trouble figuring out the best way to get noticed by the tech world or choose the best way to build a career in the industry.

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?