Why You Should Treat Every Job Candidate as a C-Suite Candidate

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Resumes are still one of the most commonly used tools by HR departments to screen candidates for an entry- or mid-level position. However, this is practice is outdated and inefficient. More often than not, what’s written on a resume cannot accurately portray an individual’s knowledge and capabilities in a working environment. Perhaps that’s why recruiters never rely on a resume … Read More

19 Interview Questions to Help Hire Managers for “Fit First”

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interview questions for managers

These days, job candidates have become very good at telling you what you want to hear when you ask them behavioural interview questions. So when it comes to hiring management candidates, how do you know if you’re getting someone who will be good at the job, as opposed to someone who’s just good at answering interview questions? The answer lies … Read More

10 Interview Questions to Ask Job Candidates About Leadership

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In choosing leaders to fill open management positions, many organizations are guilty of placing too much weight on a candidate’s pedigree: where did they go to school; what companies have they worked for, and in what roles; what projects or initiatives have they led; what skills and networks of relationships have they picked up along the way, etc. Those are … Read More

10 Interview Questions to Ensure Fit with Manager

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  This is another set of interview questions as part of our “hiring for fit” series. Check out previous posts including interview questions to ask to ensure fit with company, fit with job, as well as questions designed specifically when hiring sales managers. This week we focus our attention on interview questions you want to ask candidates to help ensure fit … Read More

You Are Who You Hire (Part 1)

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Note: This blog was co-authored by Paul Pittman of The Human Well, and originally appears here. Anyone involved in management knows the cost of a bad hire; The Harvard Business Review calculates that up to 80% of turnover is due to poor hiring, The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) believes up to five times annual salary or more dependent … Read More

70 Interview Questions You Can Ask When Hiring Sales Managers

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70 interview questions for sales managers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Recruiting and hiring sales people can be difficult. Hiring people to lead your sales team can even be more challenging. You need someone who is a great salesperson, but also a people person who can manage and build successful sales teams. Getting all those qualities in a single sales manager isn’t going to be easy. To help, we’ve got a … Read More

Amplify Your Hiring: Five Essential Guides for Recruiting, Hiring, and Onboarding

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Hiring quality, productive employees is one of the biggest boosts an organization gives itself, and the results are priceless. Hire wrong, and the same organization can suffer huge financial losses, a tarnished reputation, and even be subject to negligent hiring lawsuits. How can you keep the right people, and avoid those who are unqualified, or just not a cultural fit? … Read More