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12 Questions Job Candidates Will Ask You

In today’s fierce recruiting environment, expect to be asked penetrating questions about your company, its culture, and the career development employees may expect. If you are not asked questions by a candidate, it’s a red flag as to their interest…

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Experience does not predict the success of new hires. Here are better methods…

Empirical researchers have long pointed out that more than five years of previous experience did not predict great job performance for new hires.[i] A new review of 81 studies looking at the correlation between prior job experience and performance in…

0 comments on “Do you trust your gut too much when hiring?”

Do you trust your gut too much when hiring?

Highly regarded CEOs such as Steve Jobs, Larry Page, and Jack Welch have said the most critical decisions made by leaders is whom they hire. Should you leave such important decisions to your gut? Unfortunately, too many leaders do, and…

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Going short and long to attract job candidates

In an economy of full employment, you must lure workers away from their existing jobs with something new or substantially more. A survey released on July 25, 2018, by Harris Poll (in collaboration with Glassdoor), identifies the priorities job seekers…

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It is full employment. Time to change recruiting strategies.

The US government announced a 3.8% unemployment rate on Friday, June 1, the lowest unemployment rate since 1969.[i] It is virtually full employment. As a result, to attract new hires, you need to recruit passive job candidates who already have…

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The number of lies on resumes is increasing. Who is telling the truth and who is lying?

The number of lies on resumes is increasing and could be as high as 85%. An Office Team survey found that 46% of workers said they know someone who lied on a resume — a 25-point increase from its 2011…