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tips for first-time hiring managers

Tips for first-time hiring managers

Here's a scenario: You've just been promoted to a managerial position and, in preparation for aggressive growth in 2020, you’ve ...

5 qualities of a good employee and candidate and how to evaluate them in an interview

There’s tons of advice on how to evaluate soft skills at each stage of the hiring process. But, let’s take a step back for a mom...

Wondering what to look for in a resume? Not these 5 things

Duped investors are the obvious victims of the corporate scam allegedly devised by Theranos CEO, Elizabeth Holmes – a story now ...

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There’s much to learn when candidates include hobbies in a resume

When you see a candidate include hobbies in a resume, your first thought as a recruiter or hiring manager might be: “That’s cute...

non-traditional candidates

Why you should consider non-traditional candidates

For some professions, career paths are sort of a given, almost pre-defined. For example, if you want to be a doctor, you’ll go t...

Why passion shouldn’t be a job requirement

Are you passionate about your job? Do you absolutely love what you do? Does every single one of your work responsibilities make ...

How to find good employees: hire for skills, not talent

Talent is a feel-good word for describing good job candidates. But, framing talent as the main recruiting and retention issue fo...

Group interview activities, tips and ideas for success

Group interviews can be huge time-savers. Instead of spending 10 hours interviewing 10 candidates individually, you could spend ...

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The problems with employee integrity tests

Henry Ford used to send committees to his employees’ houses to check their behavior. Good employees would avoid excessive alcoho...

Pre-employment testing: pros and cons

It’s been more than 50 years since companies started using pre-employment testing. Despite some indication that personality...

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Addressing interview red flags

Malcolm Gladwell famously wrote in his bestselling book, ‘Blink,’ that “the key to good decision making is not knowled...

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How to read candidate body language in an interview

Often, interviewers think candidates who slouch are bored or arrogant and decide to turn them down. But, how much should we ...

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