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Hiring Tip #23: Before you need them

Send to Kindle   Do you, or your hiring managers, have time to develop relationships with people with the talent that you will need before you need them? [..]

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Hiring Tip #22: Are you using LinkedIn effectively?

Send to Kindle Are you using your personal LinkedIn Profile to attract and interact with potential employees?  Are you keeping your company’s LinkedIn page up-top-date and attractive?  Candidates are [..]

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Hiring Tip #19: What fills 70-85 percent of all jobs?

Send to Kindle Do you track how your open positions are filled? Have you found that 70-85 percent are filled by referrals or recommendations from current managers or employees? Like [..]

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Hiring Tip #15: What are the selling points for each job?

Send to Kindle Do you know the selling points for the job you need to fill?  For the company as a whole? Why should an excellent candidate join [..]

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Hiring Tip #9: Job descriptions can’t be boiler plate

Send to Kindle A job descriptions that you post or make public are advertisements.  You wouldn’t use some other company’s ad for your product, why use them for [..]

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Hiring Tip #8: Do you have a checklist?

Send to Kindle   Consistency is important for many reasons and a checklist will help you make sure that you don’t skip steps. Like this:Like Loading…

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Avoid Emergency Hires

Send to Kindle Do some of your hires feel like emergencies? Since no company would spend the time and resources to hire unless they have a problem to [..]

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Hiring Tip #5 – Hiring for Problems

Send to Kindle   It makes no sense to hire unless it is part of a strategic plan.  Hiring for a foreseen situation is much better than hiring after [..]

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Epic Fail: Why you may be missing the right people

Conversation with John Rose Are you getting the right people for your open positions?  Do you know why not?  What do you need to do to [..]

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[Video] How many applicants should be interviewed?

Send to Kindle  So you have posted the position and gotten 500 applicants.  Of these 490 are from people who could not possibly have read the position description [..]

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