Category: Leadership

For the recruiting executive.

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Why Good Team Management Is Important for Start-up Businesses

When we talk about start-ups and start-up culture, many imagine a collection of smart and driven individuals fulfilling business goals. What’s missing from this picture is the team management ensuring that it all runs like a smoothly oiled machine. Without good team management, the future and success of a start-up can be short-lived if no one is […]

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How to Find Future Entrepreneurs

Perhaps your organization is looking for someone with the entrepreneurial spirit? You probably have an idea of what that candidate might look like. However, things are not always as they seem. A new investigation by Hiscox explores the true source of entrepreneurs, so you can better spot them when they are sitting in the candidate […]

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5 Critical Traits to Look for When Hiring Executives

The digital age is upon us! Almost everything we come into contact with has some digital competent associated with it, and because of this, you’ll want to make sure the leadership in your company possesses the same digital savviness as your youngest employee (arguably, your youngest employee may also be the most digital-savvy).

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5 Ways to Identify Future Leaders in Entry-Level Candidates

People know a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask 10 people to describe the characteristics of a strong leader, you’ll probably get 10 different answers. True leadership is an evolutionary process in which successes and occasional failures have helped develop leadership abilities in equal measure. No two leaders have the exact […]

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Women Remain Underrepresented in CEO Positions

Workplace diversity and pay disparity, between men and women, continues to remain a hot button issue for many employers. When it comes to leadership positions, sadly, men still take the cake with only 24% of women holding chief executive officers (CEO) positions. However, there is a silver lining for women looking to pursue CEO roles, […]

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How to Identify a Leader in the Recruitment Process (Part 2)

Continuing on from part one, the other factor in identifying a leader in the recruitment process is the brain’s “ambiguity relief” process, which identifies the process of how people interpret information and get clarity.

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Does GPA Matter When It Comes to Hiring?

Getting good grades in high school helps you get into a good college, but does getting good grades in college help you land a good job? Do companies even look at grade point averages (GPAs) when reviewing candidates’ résumés? If you’re like the 12% of C-Suite executives who say grades matter in the hiring process, […]