Developing a Leadership Style

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What comes to your mind when you hear the word “leader”? Each style of leadership is unique. And it is this uniqueness that can be both motivating and confusing as a manager takes on this role and tries to identify his or her leadership style. Different styles are appropriate for different employees and different scenarios…. Read more »

Understanding Candidate Expectations

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Candidates have high expectations. And that’s natural and to be expected, right? So what’s the issue? The important thing here is to be aware of what their expectations are. For the hiring manager knowledge is power. Here are three candidate expectations every hiring manager should be aware of. Candidates expect an easy application process. Well… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence

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Evaluating a candidate’s emotional intelligence is a vital part of the interview process. It allows you to assess and determine a candidate’s potential for success. Sure, candidates will often be nervous and may not put their true selves forward right away, but an adept hiring manager or recruiter can artfully work around those limitations to… Read more »

Why You Need to Banish One-Size-Fits-All Recruiting Strategies

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Your company is only as good as its team. Your hiring process is critical as you maintain your competitive edge. There is no cookie-cutter recruiting strategy that guarantees success for every hire. A force-fitted hire may work for a while, but ultimately, it will be rejected. The right approach to hiring for long-term business success… Read more »

Want to Hire Stellar Talent? Then Avoid a Long and Tedious Interview Process

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A-level candidates often can choose from at least two – and probably more – attractive job offers. This is especially true in high-demand industries like analytics and web marketing. What’s your strategy for landing the employee you want rather than losing them to the competition? The Candidate Experience Listed among the top complaints job seekers… Read more »

A Well-Planned Interview Process is Key to Successful Hiring

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Never underestimate the value of a well-planned and executed job interview. Outstanding leaders will remember the experience long after you extend an offer to your preferred candidate. A robust interview process will help ensure that you fill positions successfully the first time around. Deliver a Consistent Candidate Message If you treat all your job candidates… Read more »