There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance. Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57. We could make the…Continue
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United Arab Emirates, which has the world’s seventh largest oil reserves in the world, is the job seeker’s paradise these days. The country which will play host to the Dubai Expo in 2020 at the cost of around $2-3 billion will be inviting employment opportunities in various industries such as construction, hospitality, retail, transport and commercial sector. However, there is more good news on the employment front for the differently…Continue
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The philosophy of recruiting is changing today. Yes, this sphere is not what it used to be several years ago, because today recruiters have to deal with totally different kinds of candidates – Millennials.
Hiring Millennials differs…Continue
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Leaving your child into the hands of a tutor to take care of his/her academic needs is never an easy decision for parents. What if the tutor is not patient with the child? What if the teacher turns out to have a violent streak? What if the tutor fails to give the necessary guidance, you expect him/her to give? Similar such questions frequent your minds as parents, when you seek a tutor. These concerns often lead to a…Continue
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You may have all the right degrees that can get you through a job interview, if the interviewer decides to stay to the questions that relate job and how well you think you can perform it. But it has been noticed that employers like Apple, Yahoo! and more try to judge a person through some weird and tricky questions.…Continue
If you are hoping to land a job or want to keep your current job, you have to realize that your personal brand will affect a company. A wrong step could leave a company a lot of clean-up—your picture gets placed in the paper for something illegal; you guest post a controversial article; a joke on Twitter gets…Continue
Baby boomers, those born between Jan 1, 1946 and Dec 31st, 1964, have started to retire a couple of years ago. Sounds crazy? Well just add 65 to 1946 and presto…it’s 2011. Everyday more than 10,000 baby boomers will…Continue
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There have been two articles these past few weeks which prompted this post; one came into our email from Imriel Morgan at Talent Puzzle, referring to the fact that “Recruitment agencies can actually save you money!”(yes,…
Small and medium sized organizations are David up against large Goliath companies in the war for talent. They can definitely win, say Hirefly, but they need the right approach.…Continue
Added by Luz Iglesias on October 21, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Rich Peterson knows there are loads of articles about how the metrics behind recruiting drive the hiring process.
Recruiting metrics provide us an opportunity to take a analytical approach to hiring by allowing us to quantify the hiring process. Tracking day-to-day details provide us a look at the big picture.
Almost all HR metrics record history. It has little value in the fast-changing business world where any of your numbers, positive or…Continue
I know this might seem like a strange one especially if you have no idea who Igor Ansoff is. Let me explain more. I am lucky enough to be doing a job I love and getting paid for it. What is even better is I get asked to train people on marketing and sales. A couple of weeks ago I was running two days’ training on marketing aligned to business growth. We also had a lecture where the speaker shared the top two marketing tools that had come out of a recent high level event!…Continue
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Having to tell my son, Ben, his dog had to be euthanized this past Tuesday is now on my top ten list of life’s crappy moments. Seeing him cry as he said goodbye to Max, yep, that’s on the list as well. That same day, a girl with whom he was starting a relationship suddenly ended their friendship by text. As Ben put it, “this day can’t get any worse.”
As a Dad, I want to shield Ben from these hurts in life. But I can’t, which really pisses me off at times! So I did the next best…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on October 3, 2013 at 10:37am — No Comments
2) ability to listen and obey
3)ability to make choice's and live'n up to the occassion
4)Given an opportunity will you work, how long will your, are you bothered by the nature of work to be done?
5)why are you seeking to work? ...what work business can you generate for us?
6)to what extent can you go…Continue
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Having adequate insurance is a necessity for many baby boomers; and it seems that AARP is the best carrier for Plan F Medicaid coverage. Anyone who has worked and paid into the system is eligible for Medicaid Plan F benefits once they reach the age of 65. In fact, most Americans opt for AARP as their carrier for a plethora of reasons.
What is AARP?
AARP stands for…Continue
Added by Simon Hopes on August 26, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Recruitment is Broken
Many people will know Greg Savage through his blog, The Savage Truth, or indeed his…Continue
Cans work well for beans and vegetables but fail miserably in sales. Yet, many sales organizations mandate that salespeople memorize or read specific soundbites designed for specific situations. Would you want to be on the receiving end of one of these impersonal, canned statements? This type of sales practice is just one of many reasons why people dislike hearing a sales pitch.
In Sales Yoga, we practice the art of Integrative Questioning to build rapport, develop…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on May 30, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments
Training for recruitment consultants in your team is vital. They need to have the skills and attributes of super sales people and the unique ability to bring in both candidates and clients. This is so different to many other industries. The rewards are there for the top performers, provided they know what activities to prioritise and when.
The saying goes that you can always make more money though you can't manufacture…
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