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Competencies

“Competencies” is another word for ‘skills and abilities’, and usually also involves personal attributes (e.g. good with people). Those that are absolutely needed for success are called ‘critical competencies’. Competencies, especially critical ones, must be included in a job description … Continue reading

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Interviewing

Since hiring the right candidate is the most important role of a boss, good interviewing skills are critical. Unfortunately, many bosses do not possess these skills. There is a natural tendency to want to hire in ones’ own likeness. A … Continue reading

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Job Postings

In order to use a job board (e.g. Monster or LinkedIn), a job description needs to be created for posting. Recruiting is like ‘fishing’ and job postings can be considered the bait – you need to use the right enticement to get a response … Continue reading

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