All Blog Posts Tagged 'Hiring' (247)

Great Hiring Quotes From The World’s Greatest CEOs

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 29, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

WWBD: What Would Buffett Do?

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…


Added by Raj Sheth on August 29, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Five of the Worst Hires of the 21st Century

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.



Added by Paul Petrone on August 27, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

What Type of Recruiters Are Most In-Demand?

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…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 26, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

Death To The Resume Scanner!

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 26, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Survey Reveals Surprising Top Challenge Facing America’s CEOs

Elon Musk was cited as the entrepreneur CEOs admire the most. Credit: Heisenberg Media

Inc. Magazine recently conducted its…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 25, 2014 at 12:34pm — No Comments

The Only Competitive Edge That Matters In Business

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 21, 2014 at 11:54am — No Comments

What to Do When There's a Shrinking Candidate Supply

With the economy recovering, the labor marketplace has shifted from employer-driven to candidate-driven, according to a MRI…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 21, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Why The Dallas Cowboys Are Both Great And Awful At Hiring

Jerry Jones is both the best and worst owner in the NFL. Credit: Themeplus

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 21, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments

Survey: 1 In 4 Workers Searching For A New Job

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 20, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Smart Way to Ask Stupid Interview Questions

Google used to ask brainteasers, but have since moved away from them. Credit: Pixabay

To get into the University of Chicago, applicants have to write an essay based off promptsprovided by the…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 19, 2014 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Are ‘Ban-The-Box’ Hiring Laws A Good Idea?

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 …


Added by Paul Petrone on August 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Four Prominent Views On America’s Minimum Wage

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.



Added by Paul Petrone on August 18, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments

Why I Don’t Rule Out Failures While Hiring

Credit: geralt,

By Paul Petrone and Bill Palifka

Hey recruiters and hiring managers – the right failure is okay.

In hiring, everyone is looking for that superstar,…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 14, 2014 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Why The Job Interview Shouldn’t Be About Selling The Job

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 13, 2014 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Had An Amazing Interview? Don't Ruin Your Chances By Making These Mistakes

One of my best friends is in the interviewing process with several hospitals seeking a new nursing position. While…

Added by Emily Davis on August 12, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

How Hard-to-Fill Are the Top Paying IT Jobs?

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…


Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 12, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

The Critical Hiring Data You’re Not Collecting

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 12, 2014 at 8:42am — No Comments

Marvel and DC: Similar Companies; Very Different Job Descriptions

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on August 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

What Oprah Taught The World About Hiring

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…


Added by Paul Petrone on July 31, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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