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Jan 14, 2014 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Closing candidates in a tough market

Closing candidates in a tough market

Closing candidates in a tough market

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Jan 13, 2014 | Post by: Vikki Pachera 1 Comments

Is this the Best Hire?

Hiring is often a gut wrenching decision, one made under time pressures with too few hard facts. Assessing people—their character, their potential performance, their fit—isn’t easy in the best of circumstances. But there are techniques that can be applied in the interview process that will help create a better foundation

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Jan 11, 2014 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Championship Teams – The Secret’s in the Sauce!

Championship Teams – The Secret’s in the Sauce!

Many of my colleagues and I have had the fortune of being part of a magical team at one point or another in our careers.  Unfortunately, most of us did not know it at the time.  Only in looking back did we realize we were part of something special. Every

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Nov 10, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Tell Me About Yourself

Tell Me About Yourself

One of the most challenging and yet biggest opportunities for us in the business world is to have a compelling answer to ‘Tell me about yourself’.

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Sep 25, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on What Makes a Great Candidate?

What Makes a Great Candidate?

What makes a great candidate is someone who brings the right mix to the table. Someone who moves the needle forward and is able to adapt to changing conditions.

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Sep 25, 2013 | Post by: Vikki Pachera Comments Off on Going Toe to Toe for Talent against the Titans

Going Toe to Toe for Talent against the Titans

For decades, technology companies worried about internal equity, the idea that people of a certain grade with the same title should be paid nearly the same. Although no one ever said it, it also often meant that tenure was important, and that young or ‘junior’ employees couldn’t make a

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Sep 25, 2013 | Post by: Bill Firing Comments Off on Challenges in Recruiting the Millennial Generation

Challenges in Recruiting the Millennial Generation

Finding – and employing – talent is getting harder and harder. I suspect there are two things at play here:

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Sep 12, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #5 – The Phone Screening

Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #5 – The Phone Screening

Prepare to Engage! Do your homework and have a plan before the phone screen.

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Sep 06, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #4

Candidates: Phone Interview Tip #4

Silence is Golden! Taking calls in a noisy environment is a deal breaker.

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Aug 29, 2013 | Post by: Gwen Moore Comments Off on Hiring Managers: Phone Interview Tip #3

Hiring Managers: Phone Interview Tip #3

Goal Of The Phone Screen

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