Leadership Qualities

The stakes are high when hiring for many high-level executive positions. These are people who lead your company and guide its development and growth. They are also usually some of the most highly-paid individuals in your organization, and a failure to hire appropriately means a higher cost for turnover. Thus, when hiring for upper management…

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ROI of Talent Management

One of the biggest hurdles of talent management – more so than many other departments – is justification. Sales teams have easy sales reports and conversion data to share. Marketing can easily report their spend versus revenue. Talent management? Well, measuring and showcasing their return on investment is a bit more complicated. Measuring your return…

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Pre-Employment Tests

A critical part of the hiring process is testing your candidates to make sure they will fit in with the company. This means testing several different aspects of a candidate; their ethics, their personality, their skills, and so on. Hiring the wrong people can seriously hurt your company morale, culture, happiness, and productivity. There’s a…

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Minimizing Employee Turnover

Employees come and go. It’s simply a fact of running a business that, sooner or later, even your most dedicated employee may move on, whether it’s to a new career or retirement. Sometimes it’s on good terms, and sometimes it’s not. Sometimes there’s plenty of notice, sometimes there’s not. There’s only one constant: you will…

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Were Hiring

A common piece of advice for job seekers is to make your resume stand out. So why shouldn’t the same be true of hiring managers? When you’re offering a new position, whether it’s to your careers portal, a job aggregator, through a recruiter, or anything in between, you want to stand out from the rest…

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Hiring Out of State

Modern telecommunications allow companies to hire employees from pretty much anywhere in the world. Hiring foreign workers can be difficult due to language barriers, visa requirements, and other issues, but hiring out-of-state candidates within the United States is much easier. It still presents some unique challenges, however, and navigating those challenges is critical to making…

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Engineer Benefits

The modern workplace is a very different environment than it was even ten years ago, let alone in the 70s or 80s. Back then, job perks like retirement benefits, healthcare, and the near-guarantee of a long-term career were all it took to attract top candidates. These days, you need to offer more tangible job perks…

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We’ve written a lot about how to hire the perfect candidate for any given role in your company. A lot of that process involves starting with a large pool, narrowing it down through progressively steeper requirements, and then finally arriving at your chosen candidate. What happens to those who make it most of the way…

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Phamaceutical Recruiting

Every company needs to hire eventually, and not all of them have the organization, the manpower, or the training to handle recruitment themselves. This is true in just about every industry but can be especially true in the pharmaceutical industry in particular. Big pharmaceutical companies – the giants like Pfizer, Novartis, and Merck – typically…

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Sales VP Illustration

One of the most important decisions you can make as a CEO is hiring your executive team. Among the many critical positions on that team, perhaps none is as important as your Vice President of Sales. Your VP of Sales is the person responsible for your sales teams, strategies, promotion, and training. Their job has…

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