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Recruiting (General)

Hiring the right talent is probably the most important role of a boss. Hiring wrong wastes money (salary, training, recruiting time & fees, etc.) and can damage team dynamics and morale. If there is one critical piece of advice on … Continue reading

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Recruiting (Process)

The recruiting process can easily be outsourced (there are approximately 40,000 recruiting agencies in the U.S. alone). If done in-house, it is best to have one dedicated individual to be the point person. This person needs to be a real … Continue reading

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Recruiting (Job Boards)

There are dozens of websites available for posting jobs but the market is still dominated by a few (Monster and CareerBuilder).  Newspaper classified ads are not usually cost-effective. Trade publications provide a more targeted approach, but they’re dependent on publication … 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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Job Descriptions

A job description is a critical tool for recruiting and interviewing, and important for the employee to understand the role’s responsibilities and expectations. Job descriptions need to be constantly updated as the roles evolve and aligned with performance management tools. … Continue reading

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