Bill Gates. Credit: Wikipedia Commons
When 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…Continue
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You don’t get to perch yourself on a park bench and eat ice cream with the likes of Paul McCartney by wingin’ it. Most employers don’t start a company because they’re good at doing the books, hiring or leading a team. People start companies because they’re passionate about a…Continue
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We’ve written a lot about great hires who turned fledgling organizations around with their talent and will. Our point was to show the impact a single hire can make, as one visionary can transform a company on the verge of bankruptcy into a massive success.
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Among Human Resources related positions, Recruiter was the second most in-demand, ranking behind HR Manager. Job listings for Recruiters increased 4.5% over the past 30 days when compared to the same time last year, according to data from WANTED Analytics. If companies are hiring Recruiters, it can signal that the industry or…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 26, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments
Companies have a problem today, particularly well-known ones: because the Internet keeps everyone connected and a lot of people want to work at these prestigious organizations, their HR teams are being overloaded with job applications.
So, many large corporations today rely…Continue
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Elon Musk was cited as the entrepreneur CEOs admire the most. Credit: Heisenberg Media
Inc. Magazine recently conducted its…Continue
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Google was not the first search engine. Amazon was not the first eCommerce site. Walmart was not the first big-box department store.
And yet all three are at the top of their respective industries. Why?
Execution. And that all comes down to hiring the right people.
The point is it…Continue
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With the economy recovering, the labor marketplace has shifted from employer-driven to candidate-driven, according to a MRI…Continue
Can somebody be both the best in the business and worst in the business at the exact same job?
Yes. Just look at Jerry Jones.
The Dallas Cowboys…Continue
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A recent LinkedIn survey of 18,000 full-time workers across the world revealed that a quarter of them are actively looking for a new job and 85 percent would at least be willing to talk to a recruiter.
Of the 18,000 workers surveyed, 25 percent said they are looking for…Continue
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To get into the University of Chicago, applicants have to write an essay based off promptsprovided by the…Continue
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Ban-the-Box laws seek to give convicts a better chance of getting hired. Credit: Pixbay
Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed the Opportunity to Compete Act …Continue
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At this year’s State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama made headlines by asking Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.
It was a bold move by the president, as minimum wage has always been a political hornets’ nest. Liberals have argued that workers need to earn a living wage, whereas hardcore conservatives question the need for minimum wage laws at all.
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By Paul Petrone and Bill Palifka
Hey recruiters and hiring managers – the right failure is okay.
In hiring, everyone is looking for that superstar,…Continue
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There is a misnomer floating around cyberspace that the job interview should be just as much about the hiring manager selling the job to the candidate as it is the candidate selling themselves to the hiring…Continue
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Computerworld featured the results of a study by Mondo, a company that recruits and places technology workers. Mondo recorded salaries earned by 4,000 of their placements in 2014 to determine top paying IT jobs. Below we listed the jobs they found to have the…Continue
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Warren Buffett puts a premium on collecting behavioral data while hiring. Credit: Pete Souza
When you analyze how we initially screen job applicants, something becomes obvious: it is all about what the applicants have done (or said they’ve done), instead of finding out who the people really are.
Think about it. Looking at a resume – 80 percent of which contain misleading statements, and 53…Continue
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Marvel’s Spiderman and DC’s Batman. Credit: DJKAYE, deviantart
DC and Marvel have been foes since the 1930s, when the two companies began printing comic books. Since, they…Continue
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Oprah Winfrey. Credit: Alan Light
If you want to learn the secret to hiring, there is no better lesson than Oprah Winfrey.
Winfrey is a bold, African American woman who wanted to talk about gays and feelings before it…Continue
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