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Making Good People Quit!

Here is the biggest understatement of all time: “If you want your best people to stay, you need to think carefully about how you treat them.” This is a quote from an article that Dr. Travis Bradberry contributed to the

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Misleading and Misguided Job Descriptions … or BS?

Tell the truth! Do job descriptions really help you to hire the right candidates? I pose this question, because during my career, I made it a habit to visit with the “hiring manager” to review the job description before beginning

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Interview Completed … now it’s your turn

Let’s approach this situation as if you have sought and obtained an interview for either a job change or a promotion within your present organization. You have carefully detailed your qualifications, experience and objectives. Now, the interviewer asks, “Do you

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Is Your Organization Overlooking A Rich Talent Pool?

The talent pool that I am referencing is the one that is over 55. A number of corporate expatriates took early retirement at this age because many large corporations made them some attractive offers. Imagine this: The children have probably

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Job Descriptions … 3 missing skills!

Being successful in our careers is a normal and natural expectation. All of us agree that the opportunity to succeed in our career or position requires a combination of technical skills and soft skills. Irrespective of your industry or position soft

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GET READY … for your summer interns!

One of the best reasons for hiring interns is that it helps your organization to develop a talent pipeline. With the summer intern season coming up soon, now is the perfect time to review your organizational process and make the

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Your Online Resume

Here is a SHOCKING fact! If you have posted an online resume, it has been sorted and categorized by a computer algorithm. What does that mean? It means that the computerized systems sort through thousands resumes each day and most

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