• Why Business Leaders Need a Plan for Hiring Decisions

    Sep 26, 2017
    Business leaders try to convince themselves that they do not need a plan when making hiring decisions. They’ll simply rely on their gut instincts and cursory review of a resume to find the right person. Or, they don’t have time to come up with a plan. Do not allow yourself to think that way. Read the importance of having a plan for hiring decisions to find alignment for your available job openings and how to hire the best individual to reduce turnover risk and increase ROI.
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  • Hiring Insight: Using Emotional Intelligence to Generate ROI

    Sep 19, 2017
    Most companies do not think about generative ROI from their human capital. After all, ROI is limited to inventory, real property, and other tangible goods and services, right? Actually, companies that understand how to unlock emotional intelligence to align employees with the best role will generate a positive ROI. Read how this works and examples of how the process had a transformative effect on real companies.
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  • Misaligned Employees: When to Reassign or Release from the Company?

    Sep 12, 2017
    Business owners need to be aware of when an employee is not aligned with the overall company or team. There are obvious signs, but then what do you do when you see these signs? Once you determine the best course of action, do you reassign this employee or release from the company? Follow this path to understand what your action should be with a misaligned employee.
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  • The Talent War: Reduce Risk in Hiring by Discovering the Best Candidate

    Sep 05, 2017
    There is currently a talent war to reduce risk when hiring and find the best candidate for job openings. Good companies that understand how to identify talent and fit are leading the way in this battle. How are they leading? This blog details the process of determining the competencies that match the role you are hiring for, conducting a proper behavioral interview, assessing your company culture, and then making an informed hiring decision.
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  • Hiring for Customer Service: How to Find the Best Fit for Your Job Opening

    Aug 22, 2017
    Companies that are looking to hire customer service agents during a growth stage need to understand how to make the best hiring decision. The two keys are understanding the core competencies of various customer service roles and which questions to ask during a behavioral interview to unlock past behavior as an indicator of how each candidate will perform in your company. Read how to obtain this information to make more informed hiring decisions.
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  • Employee Loyalty: The Equation to Assess Whether a Candidate will be Loyal When Hired

    Aug 15, 2017
    Before making a hiring decision, companies need to assess loyalty in candidates. How is this accomplished? Read this formula on how to assess each candidate by understanding the core competencies tied to loyalty, plus the best behavioral interview questions that help determine whether a candidate is a good fit for your organization and the role you are hiring for.
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  • Using Interview Questions to Uncover Sales Ability

    Aug 08, 2017
    Salespeople are good at selling, including selling themselves on your next job opening. However, the appearance of being a good fit is not reliable. To make the best hiring decision, you need to know which questions to ask during a behavioral interview to assess a salesperson’s actual sales ability related to their core competencies. This will ensure productivity is maintained and you reduce the risk of turnover.
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  • How to Assess Work Ethic when Interviewing and Hiring

    Aug 01, 2017
    The process of assessing work ethic in job candidates requires an objective measurement of each candidate. This is achieved by understanding how to ask behavioral interview questions during the interview. If you need to hire an individual with the specific trait of a strong work ethic, make sure your team is trained on how to ask these important questions that tap into a candidate’s work ethic to determine the best fit for a job opening.
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  • How to Discover If an Inexperienced Candidate is Actually the Best Candidate

    Jul 25, 2017
    The traditional thinking when hiring is that a candidate with the most experience is the best person to hire. However, this blind spot often leads to overlooking an inexperienced candidate who is actually the best fit. Follow this process to look past a lack of experience to evaluate whether an inexperienced candidate is actually the best fit for your job opening.
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  • Avoid Blind Spots When Hiring: Why You Should Be Asking Behavioral Interview Questions

    Jul 18, 2017
    The next step for companies that experience high or regular turnover is conducting a behavioral interview. This requires understanding how to ask behavioral interview questions that unlock past behavior of each candidate, as opposed to traditional interview questions that are based on hypothetical or subjective opinions. Read why it is important for your hiring managers to understand how to ask behavioral interview questions to objectively measure candidates, reducing the risk of turnover.
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