Why Hiring Accuracy is More Important than Hiring Efficiency.

I recently had a conversation with a Talent Acquisition Leader that left me shocked. While talking about how important it is to hire the right person, I sensed an alarming degree of indifference around hiring accuracy altogether. I understand this is not top of mind for everyone, but this was coming from the Director of Talent Acquisition for a Fortune 5,000 company.

Why Hiring Accuracy is More Important than Hiring Efficiency.

I recently had a conversation with a Talent Acquisition Leader that left me shocked. While talking about how important it is to hire the right person, I sensed an alarming degree of indifference around hiring accuracy altogether. I understand this is not top of mind for everyone, but this was coming from the Director of Talent Acquisition for a Fortune 5,000 company.

The Pros and Cons of Extroversion in the Workplace

Extroversion is one of the most widely talked about personality characteristics of all time. There have been books written about extroversion and introversion, TED Talks have been given, and there are dozens of online tests and opinions about this every present personality characteristic. It might be the most widely talked about personality characteristic because it makes a lot of sense and people can easily self-identify their own level of extroversion.

Increasing Gender Diversity Starts with the Hiring Process

Increasing Gender Diversity Starts with the Hiring Process

The Top 2 People Analytics Metrics Your Company Needs

Now more than ever, human resources teams are expected to create tangible value for the business—from hiring and retaining talent to performance management to leadership development and more. People analytics are key to helping HR teams meet the demands of today’s business landscape.

Hire for Conflict

Effectively hiring for constructive conflict in your organization.

How to Screen for Emotional Intelligence in Sales Candidates

Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, correctly interpret, and effectively use emotional signals or clues in a social situation. For sales professionals, one of the most important traits that they should develop is emotional intelligence. For example, sensing when a pitch is working, identifying a truly interested customer, or intuiting a better approach to inspire a potential client about a product.

5 Tips I've learned From Writing 300 Interview Questions

A great interview question can make all the difference when selecting the right person to hire, yet writing such a question can be a daunting process for anyone. After spending countless hours and writing over 300 questions, here are my top 5 tips to write great interview questions in less time.

Hiring for Culture Fit: Why Company Perks Are Not Culture

There seems to be a current trend among employers to offer more unique and diverse office perks in the hopes of attracting and retaining talent. While perks can be fun and bring momentary happiness, they do not meaningfully move the needle on employee satisfaction or retention. One such example was highlighted by Payscale’s list of employee tenure at Fortune 500 companies, which denotes that Google, a company that offers top-notch perks, has a median employee tenure of 1.1 years.

Are You Tracking The Results of The People You Hire?

"In my research, I have found that the highest impact action that a recruiting function can take is to shift to a data-driven mode." 

-Dr. John Sullivan, Dubbed the 'Michael Jordan of Hiring'

7 Signs Your Employee is Thinking About Turning Over

There are a lot of things that need to go right for a new hire to eventually become a top performer. In most cases, employees typically don’t check every single box you’re looking for, but there are a select few that come very close. Maybe even a handful that check all your boxes. Once you find those unicorns, it’s imperative that you hang on to them. Every company is different, but it might be awhile until you find another! 

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Why Hiring Accuracy is More Important than Hiring Efficiency.

I recently had a conversation with a Talent Acquisition Leader that left me shocked. While talking about how important it is to hire the right person,...

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The Pros and Cons of Extroversion in the Workplace

Extroversion is one of the most widely talked about personality characteristics of all time. There have been books written about extroversion and intr...

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Increasing Gender Diversity Starts with the Hiring Process

Increasing Gender Diversity Starts with the Hiring Process If you’re serious about increasing the diversity in your workforce, start with the hiring p...

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The Top 2 People Analytics Metrics Your Company Needs

Now more than ever, human resources teams are expected to create tangible value for the business—from hiring and retaining talent to performance manag...

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