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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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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Monday, I spent the day looking through career pages to find the best ones on the web. And while I saw many fantastic pages - including Bonobos, …Continue
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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So what’s the most expensive problem facing American organizations today?
Employees who don’t want to be there.…Continue
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There are a few things that can kill a business. Some bad publicity. A defective part. A lawsuit.
And the unstructured job interview.
There have been several in-depth studies on unstructured job interviews, and most of them say the same thing: they are bad predictors…Continue
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Despite the Becky Hammon hire, the glass ceiling still exists. Credit: Robert Douglass
Tuesday, Becky Hammon, a WNBA legend, …Continue
There are thousands of ways companies hire. Some have exceptionally-structured processes where everything is tracked and recorded and others have people come in and a hiring manager will “trust their gut.”
Interested, we wanted to find some of the most unique hiring processes at some of the largest companies in America.
The following five companies are all among…Continue
At VoiceGlance, we believe the key to any organization’s success is hiring right people. To honor that belief, we created a series that recognizes some of the greatest American hires of the past 100 years. The following article is part of that series.
Indra Nooyi, PepsiCo’s CEO and one of the best hires of the last hundred years, has a pretty simple recipe for success.
“Focus on the job that you’re doing,” Nooyi said at the …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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In 2008, Marvel was on the ropes, or at least the movie-making part of the business was.
Just look at the last eight movies featuring Marvel characters released before April 2008:Blade Trinity, Elektra, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four, X-Men: The…Continue
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Hiring Eisenhower as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe might have been FDR’s greatest move. Credit: Wikipedia
At VoiceGlance, we believe the key to any organization’s success is hiring the right people. To honor that belief, we…Continue
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There are a few things you need to become a franchisee operator of a Chick-fil-A.
A commitment to the company. A strong belief in “wholesome values”. A willingness to endure a year-long vetting process. And it helps…Continue
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