Creative Ways to Win the War for Talent

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The job market is the hottest that it’s been in decades, especially in the fields of Digital Marketing & eCommerce, leaving companies searching for the most creative and innovative ways to land the best candidates. Unemployment is the lowest that it’s been in many years causing a growing demand for some of the most talented… Read more »

Identifying Top Traits for Success

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Candidates often answer interview questions about personality traits based on their idealized self instead of their true self. For instance, if you asked a candidate if they view themselves as entrepreneurial, they will likely say yes, since that is a trait most people admire. Yet, not every role requires an entrepreneur. It’s important to accurately… Read more »

Winning the War for Talent

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The war for talent is back in full swing and the level of competition is high. The challenge now for hiring managers is to make a conscious effort to evaluate and improve their recruiting platform and attraction strategy. Here are some tips to improve your hiring process. Track Effectiveness of Current Methods Of the hires… Read more »

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 »