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In part 1 of this blog post, we introduced talent management issues and the importance of a needs-assessment process. Accurate job descriptions and the need for a strong cultural fit were also examined. This week we’ll continue to uncover aspects of talent management you can incorporate into your retention efforts. Employer Brand A company’s “employer… Read more »

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How will you attract and retain the best executive talent? Ask a CEO about the number one issue that keeps him up at night, and you might be surprised by the answer. For many senior executives, the biggest cause for concern is talent management, not the competition. Upgrading Talent As the economy continues to gain… Read more »

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Part one of this blog post introduced the use of personality testing for evaluating new talent. It examined the goals of testing as well as the legal ramifications of using tests for this purpose. This post will continue this topic and explore different types of tests, as well as other factors to consider if you… Read more »

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Personality Testing in the Employment Process Like singles using dating services, many companies try to find their “perfect match” through the use of personality tests and other psychometric testing. It has been estimated that 30% of all companies have incorporated some sort of personality testing into their hiring process. The potential “cultural fit” of a… Read more »

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Last week’s blog post considered the many relocation issues candidates and hiring managers navigate during the hiring process. This week, the topic is continued and relocation solutions are explored. Relocation Solutions For executives who are unwilling to move due to family issues or community ties, a company must either “sell” these executives and their families… Read more »

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Doesn’t Anyone Just Relocate Anymore? In the not too distant past, the climb up the corporate ladder for many executives included a couple of strategic relocations. Most companies assumed that for the right position, executives would move their families wherever the job required. That assumption is no longer accurate. A variety of factors are contributing… Read more »