You Are Who You Hire (Part 2)

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Note: This blog was co-authored by Paul Pittman of The Human Well, and originally appears here. Read part one of this series here. Birds of a Feather: You attract what you tolerate Every manager wants to lead a high-performing, engaged team that shares a commitment to achieve superior outcomes but how many times in a career do they actually get … Read More

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence: The dawning of a new paradigm in business

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The odds are that Amazon knows more about your Significant Other’s preferences than you do. That doesn’t make you inattentive, regardless what he or she might say; it makes you human. Algorithms and machine learning (where computers observe your behavior and form a constantly evolving picture based on your activity and the decisions you make, and then make predictions about … 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

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

What does Recruitment Software do?

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Savvy employers recognize the importance of finding and hiring the best candidates. The big question is “how” to accomplish this along with the tons of other demands on the schedule. The simple answer is with recruitment software (alternative term is “Applicant Tracking Software”, ATS). While software can seem confusing, recruitment software provides enormous benefits to hiring managers, recruiters, and businesses of … Read More

Those Pesky Millennials and their Whiny Demands

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(NOTE: This post was originally posted on HiringSmart.com by Sue Edwards) This generation of Millennials has a laundry list of expectations about their new hire experience. They are looking to be “onboarded” thoroughly. They want to feel connected to their work. They are looking for meaning. They need constant coddling and feedback. Are you and your managers up for it? … Read More

Moneyball for Hiring? The same lessons play out every day, on the field and at work.

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I’m not a big fan of baseball, but in a fit of boredom and curiosity to see what my business partner keeps going on (and on) about, I finally relented and streamed Moneyball last week. What surprised me is that I’ve seen the very same heated, emotional discussions about player performance and potential that took place in the Oakland A’s back office, … Read More

Why Resumes Are Bad for Recruitment

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How effectively are résumés helping us match talent with opportunity? Let’s take a look: 80% of the workforce is in some stage of disengagement with their work…rendering an estimated 23% of payroll dollars non-productive. Only 14% of the workforce are in roles that draw from their strengths most of the time. In a recent survey, well over 90% of senior HR … Read More