Time to Fill Your Jobs Faster

It’s taking a lot of you a very long time to fill your jobs. 23 days in fact – up from 13 days back in 2010.

Part of the reason it seems some of you take so long to pull the trigger on an applicant is you have this laborious selection process as...

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What’s Your Bias?

It’s a natural thing for us humans to be biased. It’s all fine and good to be biased about your college football team being the best ever, or state your kids are angels. But when it comes to hiring and interviewing, being biased is not a good...

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3 Steps to Your Hiring Bulls-eye

The world of hiring is changing constantly but the basic tenets still apply.

You want to grow your company

You need to hire people

You need the ‘right’ people not just a body to fill a role

What I see happening is most of you are still using...

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Hiring Talent Outside Your Box

A recent talent magazine article encourages the reader to ‘Find Talent Outside the Box’ It goes on to state that because of the talent shortage companies are starting to be open to hiring talent without specific industry experience.


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What’s Your Attraction?

Just like you, I know a lot of great companies. Some seem more interesting than others for varying reasons. Google is known for things such as innovation of new technologies, collaborative office spaces and free food. Zappos is known for hiring...

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Does the Job Fit?

Your company has an open position. You have interviewed many people and had several rounds of vetting their skills. You think you are ready to make an offer to one of these candidates.

Stop and ask yourself: Does the person fit the job?

The only...

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Your People Are Your Business

I shared this information via a talk at  the Cobb Chamber Business University.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that every year 1.5 billion businesses are started by people that expect to be successful. Within five years, over half of...

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