Tag Archives: Hiring

Skill and Personality: Integrating Factors in Hiring Decisions

  Can a personality assessment be of use in a heavily skills-based industry? Absolutely. The perfect job candidate is not always made up of one skill or trait. Like many
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What Can We Learn from the Chicago Cubs about Building a Winning Team?

After 108 long years, the Chicago Cubs have won the World Series Title. Can we sit and assess exactly why the long drought? Actually, yes, we can. For most of
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What’s your Employer Brand? Part 1

“Employer Brand” is not a new term by any stretch of the imagination, but it has become a bit buzzwordy in the last few years. Maybe not for HR professionals
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Plum and 80-20 Growth Corporation Announce a Partnership Focused on Transforming the Sales Hiring Process!

In North America, there is a growing gap in sales skills. Combined with the 89% turnover rate due to culture fit, we are at risk for a detrimental business issue.
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Predict Your Employee’s Job Performance Before You Commit

Commitment can be a scary thing. How do you know that the time and energy you put into a person will give you what you are looking for in the
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Free and Inexpensive Ways to Get More People to Apply to Your Jobs

In order to get more applicants to your job postings without breaking the bank, you can apply multiple free or inexpensive strategies: 1.      Optimize Your Job Postings Don’t make your
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What The Voice can teach us about the hiring process

The best in the business looking for the next best! Each week millions of viewers invest an hour of their evenings in watching as potential candidates are given the opportunity
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3 Key Traits To Look For When Hiring An Accountant

When building your accounting practice, hiring an accountant can be a daunting task. An accountant is a crucial role that helps people and businesses make important financial  decisions. When it
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Open Letter Response To “Silicon Valley V.C. Firm Can’t Find Any Women”

Dear Sir Michael Moritz, Thank you for your updated statement to VF.com clarifying that “I know there are many remarkable women who would flourish in the venture business. We’re working
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4 Things To Look Out For When Using A Personality Assessment

What’s Wrong With Using A Personality Assessment?     The great news is that use of a personality assessment in the hiring process is growing in adoption. They are useful in identifying
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