Time to Focus on Talent Management Part 2

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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 »

Time to Focus on Talent Management Part 1

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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 »

Evaluating New Talent – Corporate Matchmaking Part 2

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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 »

Personality Testing in the Employment Process – Corporate Matchmaking Part 1

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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 »

Why Hire a Recruiter?

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At some point in your life you may have worked in an organization that had a higher than desired turnover rate – even in the executive level roles. You may have wondered – what are they doing wrong? Why are there so many positions sitting empty? You probably noticed that the HR department and internal… Read more »

Three Tips To Improve Your Hiring Skills

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You may be a great hiring manager, but as in most circumstances, there is always room for improvement. As long as you have positions to fill, a team to build, and a company to grow, then you can always stand to improve your hiring skills. Competition is high and companies are upping their game to… Read more »