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  • Time to Hire, the Secret Deal Killer

    It happens more frequently these days.  You do everything right.  You leverage your contacts, you target key players and you ultimately identify the perfect fit for the critical role you are trying to fill.  You even get as far as having this high quality candidate in for an interview or two.  Things are looking great.  All you have to do is work through a few more steps to get the offer out and you will ...

    Posted at April 25, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Time to Hire, the Secret Deal Killer
  • Two Way Street

    In last month's newsletter, we discussed the differences between “active” and “passive” candidates and how their motivations and attitudes vary.  As you will recall, active candidates are coming to you in search of a new position.  Passive candidates, on the other hand, are not actively looking but are willing to consider a new opportunity if there is a compelling reason to do so. The differences between these two candidates necessitate different interview styles.  Obviously with ...

    Posted at March 21, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Two Way Street
  • Closing The Deal With Top Talent

    Most managers recognize hiring top talent is critical to the ongoing success of an organization. Unfortunately, there is often a disconnect between the recruiting efforts that brought the candidate in the door and the interview process that will ultimately make or break the deal. Part of that breakdown is a lack of understanding of the difference between two different types of candidates: passive and active. Here is a summary of what those two types of ...

    Posted at February 15, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Closing The Deal With Top Talent
  • 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave

    In today’s competitive workplace, a considerable amount of time and effort is spent finding ways to attract top talent.  While that is incredibly important, another critical, and maybe more impactful part of the equation is keeping the talent you already have. A recent article by Dr. Travis Bradberry, “9 Things that Make Good Employees Leave” does an excellent job of highlighting some mistakes managers often make to the detriment of their team and the ...

    Posted at January 12, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave
  • Seeing the Forest Through the Trees

    Improve the interview experience with video. In the course of communication, it is said spoken words account for 7% of what is communicated. Another 38% is based on tone & variety in speech. Why is it then that employers rely on phone screens as one of the primary methods for narrowing down a candidate pool and determining who will advance to the next round of interviews? By initially screening via the phone, employers are basing their ...

    Posted at November 2, 2015 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Seeing the Forest Through the Trees