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Prepping Hiring Managers

A recent study conducted by CareerBuilder, a provider of human capital solutions, identifies 12 gaps in the candidate experience, and shows where companies sometimes struggle. The No. 2 item on the list, “not preparing hiring managers,” tends to get pushed aside in favor of more exciting solutions, but it deserves attention.

What Happens When Recruiters Get It Wrong?

One common challenge in finding and hiring the best talent is the disconnect between hiring managers and recruiters, which can lead to pricey errors. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates the cost of a bad hire at 30 percent of an employee’s first year earnings. With that type of money on the line, hiring managers […]

How to Determine Leadership Skills in Potential Candidates

Captain America was a leader from his early days as Steve Rogers. He possessed a moral center embodied by individualism and justice; he always stood up for his team, disliked the limelight, and adapted his strengths and weaknesses to delegate jobs appropriately. He had outstanding leadership skills.

5 Things Top Global Companies Do Differently When Recruiting

Employees are the lifeblood of any company. A company runs because its people bring its objectives forward and meet its goals. This fact puts recruitment as a very pivotal process for any organization. It is during the recruitment process that recruiters assess and select the right people who would fill in job positions and contribute […]

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How to Lose a Job Candidate in Three Interviews

A colleague recently interviewed for a position with a company known as a leader in its industry. Her experience serves as a wake-up call for employers that overlook the connection between communication and culture, and offers a reminder to all about interview style.