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Why Hiring The Best Isn’t A Good Idea

It is about developing the best, not hiring the best. Credit: Paramount PicturesWhen hiring, it is sensible to hire the absolute best people, right? No matter what the cost, if you can get a star in the industry, it is worth it, right?Well, not really.A …See More
Monday
Maisha Cannon commented on Paul Petrone's blog post 'Gates Vs. Jobs: Who Hired Better?'
"Paul, Interesting comparison, thanks for sharing!"
Sep 12
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Gates Vs. Jobs: Who Hired Better?

Two giant successes, two different hiring processes. Credit: Magnus Manske, Wikipedia CommonsBill Gates and Steve Jobs.The two men are among the most successful entrepreneurs of the past fifty years. Gates grew richer, becoming the …See More
Sep 12
Anna Brekka liked Paul Petrone's blog post The Real Reason Companies Are Taking So Long To Hire
Sep 10
A blog post by Paul Petrone was featured

The Real Reason Companies Are Taking So Long To Hire

There was an interesting fact this week in the Wall Street Journal: it is taking companies 25 days to fill vacant positions, a 13-year high.This is shocking, considering the unemployment rate is still …See More
Sep 10
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2 blog posts by Paul Petrone were featured
Sep 5
Paul Petrone posted a blog post

Why Pay-For-Performance Plans Don’t Work

Doesn’t pay-for-performance just seem like a great idea?It is simple, basic behavioral psychology, right? A dog does what you want, you give them a bone. A person does what you want, you give them $100. Or some recognition, like Employee of the Month.But, believe it or not, there have been dozens of…See More
Sep 5
Nicholas Meyler commented on Paul Petrone's blog post 'Why It’s Time To Stop Underrating HR'
"Quit yer bitchin' about HR!  They are needed in the process of hiring, and they do great work, frankly.  I'm referring to my clients in that previous sentence."
Sep 5
Nicholas Meyler liked Paul Petrone's blog post Why It’s Time To Stop Underrating HR
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Anna Brekka liked Paul Petrone's blog post The Secret To Hiring Great People Is…
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A blog post by Paul Petrone was featured

The Secret To Hiring Great People Is…

Hiring the right people is crucial to any organization’s success.Photo Credit: Wikipedia CommonsWhat’s the most critical aspect of consistently hiring great people?It happens before the offer. Before the interview. Before the job posting. Even before the job description.The most critical aspect to hiring well is building a…See More
Sep 3
Anna Brekka liked Paul Petrone's blog post The Economic Benefits of Treating Job Applicants Like Humans
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The Economic Benefits of Treating Job Applicants Like Humans

Treating job applicants like humans, not machines, can be a huge advantage for your company. Credit: Wikipedia CommonsToday, if we are being honest, many companies aren’t treating most job applicants like humans.And it isn’t the fault of the companies. With the Internet connecting everyone, HR teams are receiving more resumes than…See More
Sep 2
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Great Hiring Quotes From The World’s Greatest CEOs

Bill Gates. Credit: Wikipedia CommonsWhen I was 9 years old and hoping to become the next great Mets pitcher, my father’s advice was pretty simple: watch Rich Wlodarczyk.Rich, who was 11, was the best pitcher on my little league team. So I watched him, did what he did and, largely through osmosis, became a pretty good pitcher…See More
Aug 29

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Name
Paul Petrone
Job Title
Communications Manager
Company
VoiceGlance
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Sourcing/Research
How many years have you been in the business?
< 1 year
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All Industries
How many employees in your company?
>50
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http://www.voiceglance.com
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http://news.voiceglance.com/
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Paul Petrone's Blog

Why Hiring The Best Isn’t A Good Idea

Posted on September 15, 2014 at 11:03am 0 Comments

It is about developing the best, not hiring the best. Credit: Paramount Pictures

When hiring, it is sensible to hire the absolute best people, right? No matter what the cost, if you can get a star in the industry, it is worth it,…

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Gates Vs. Jobs: Who Hired Better?

Posted on September 12, 2014 at 10:30am 1 Comment

Two giant successes, two different hiring processes. Credit: Magnus Manske, Wikipedia Commons

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.

The two men are among the most successful entrepreneurs of the past fifty years. Gates grew richer, becoming…

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The Real Reason Companies Are Taking So Long To Hire

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

There was an interesting fact this week in the Wall Street Journal: it is taking companies 25 days to fill vacant positions, a 13-year high.

This is shocking, considering the…

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Is The American Worker Getting Shortchanged?

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 8:33am 0 Comments

Each month, when the new jobs report is released, we are bombarded with news about the unemployment rate. And lately, the news has been mostly optimistic, with the unemployment rate slowly decreasing since its high of 10 percent in October of 2009.

But what’s not being talked about is what these new jobs are. Specifically, higher-paying jobs are being replaced with lower-paying jobs, and while American…

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