Hiring Candidates that Fit Your Company Culture

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While you need to hire candidates that are skilled and knowledgeable in their area of expertise, it’s also important to pay attention to their interpersonal skills. Candidates that are hardworking and experienced may not necessarily work well with other team members and may have a hard time fitting in with your company culture. You should… Read more »

How to “Reel-In” Your Top Candidate

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After months of searching for the perfect candidate, you couldn’t believe your eyes when the ideal person finally came through the door. The only problem is, you’re not the only company vying to get them on your team. Now that the pressure is on, you need to bring your best game to get this incredibly… Read more »

The Cost of a Bad Hire Versus the Cost of No Hire

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You’ve got a HR situation: You have a job opening to fill soon and no suitable candidate in sight. In fact, you only have a couple of prospects that sort-of meet the requirements of this job. It can be tempting to hire someone because he or she seems okay, but every instinct is sending up… Read more »

How to Tell a Candidate They Didn’t Get the Job

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Getting Out of a Job Search Rut

Your company reputation depends on effective communication with clients, suppliers, and job applicants. A positive outcome from any interaction is ideal; however, all job interviewees are not going to be selected or receive good news. How, then, can an employer reject a candidate without sullying its reputation in the eyes of the candidate. Liz Ryan,… Read more »

How to Begin Hiring (to Replace an Employee) Discreetly

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Companies may be tempted to discretely find a replacement for an existing employee. Concerns that the position will remain empty and work will not get done are valid. However, the way that a company recruits is a reflection of organizational culture, its integrity, and the quality of its staff. Only best practices should be followed… Read more »