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The Most Important Interview Question

While it’s helpful to ask a job candidate to elaborate on his or her skills and attributes, and to share past challenges as well as successes, there is one question that will provide special insight—and you want to make sure you ask it.

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The Basics of College Recruiting

Yesterday we looked into how college degrees might be the new high school diploma when it comes to hiring. Today we’ll look at some basics of recruiting college students.

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Holiday Hiring Forecast

Despite upheaval in the retail industry that has resulted in thousands of store closures, price cuts on merchandise, and consolidation, there may be high demand for seasonal jobs this year, according to a forecast from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

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Infographic: Get Better ROI with In-Person Meetings

Yesterday we began to look at some research from the Meetings Mean Business coalition about the connection between in-person interviews and improved ROI. Today we’ll provide a detailed infographic that goes over the most compelling results of its survey. If you cannot view the infographic, please click here.

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Be Sure Your People Know “Why” They’re Important

Viktor Frankl was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. His experiences in the German concentration camps gave him a unique perspective on the importance of purpose in a person’s life.

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Cubs Make it to World Series—And Teach Valuable Lessons Along the Way

Let me apologize in advance, but today I’m going to write about the Chicago Cubs. On Saturday night, the Cubs clinched a trip to the World Series by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0. It’s the first World Series trip for the Chicago baseball franchise since 1945. The 71-year drought had been the longest current […]

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