This is Prime Time for Top Managers to attract Top Talent for their teams! In his book, “Topgrading: How Leading Companies Win By Hiring, Coaching, and Keeping The Best People”, the author Bradford D. Smart, Ph.D. distinguishes the top 10% of company performers as “A Players”. At the end of October 2020, according to the…

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I would be a very wealthy individual if I were given only $10 every time an HR person told me – 1. “We don’t DO Reference Checks!” 2. “Corporate Counsel advised us Against conducting Reference Checks.” 3. “Reference Checks are a Waste of Time!” They are advising me that they are not interested in determining…

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How important is it to Train Managers on how to effectively interview?  If a Hiring Manager has not been trained to effectively interview, they certainly have not been trained on how to select the best-qualified candidate. This week, we discuss the 8 different ways to structure interview questions.  *Do not write questions and candidate responses…

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As an expert professional recruiter with 39 years of Talent Attraction experience (not to mention being known as RecruiterGuy since 1993), I have an important secret for Every Person searching for a job. In my communications with thousands of Managers over the years, there is 1 constant.  Every one of those Hiring Managers wants you…

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Consider – if a Hiring Manager has not been trained to effectively interview candidates, they certainly have not been trained to select the best-qualified candidate. How does an untrained Hiring Manager typically determine the best of the interviewed candidates?  They review their own successful experience.  Then they try to find someone whose successful experience matches…

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