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Temp, FTE or “Permanent”?

Send to Kindle Think very carefully about what sort of contract you want to offer.  Do you do temp to perm?  Probationary period? Short-term contract? or Full Time Employee/”permanent” [..]

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Cultural generation

Send to Kindle What is your company generational culture? Are you interviewing Millennials differently than Boomers?  Gen X? What is your company culture and how does it mesh with [..]

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Training? Mentoring?

Send to Kindle The lack of training and mentoring can cause an employee to leave or a candidate to decline an offer.  What do you need to do to [..]

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Do you have a dedicated recruiting team?

Companies go through a number of stages as they grow and start recruiting: Start-up and hiring only their friends and school buddies – no HR team [..]

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What learning opportunities do you offer?

Send to Kindle Do you provide learning opportunities to your employees? This is a very important part of a job for creatives. Many people who leave a job tell [..]

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Hiring Tip #42: What is “Fit”?

Send to Kindle How do you determine “fit”?  Most people are disqualified because of it.  But “fit” takes time and effort on both sides.  Are you expecting miracles?  Have [..]

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Hiring Tip #41: Your job, their goals

Send to Kindle Do you know what the candidate’s (and each employee’s) goals are?  Will this job further their goals?  Or are you interviewing for a job that they [..]

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Hiring Tip #40: Daily…

Send to Kindle How do you “motivate” your new hires?  What does that even mean?  Respect and the right tools combined with an intriguing project seem to work best [..]

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Tools for the job

Send to Kindle Do you have the tools this candidate will need to be successful in this job?  Can you introduce them to the colleagues who can help?  Can [..]

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What has changed in recruiting in the last 3 years?

Remember when the unemployment rate was over 7%?  And it was still hard to find the right people? Now it is even harder! U.S. Labor Market [..]

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