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  • 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
  • Elizabeth Weber to Join Recruitment Team

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ag 1 Source & Career 1 Source Announce Elizabeth Weber to Join Recruiting Team Hesston, KS – October 13, 2015– Ag 1 Source and Career 1 Source today announced that Elizabeth Weber, based in Fort Collins, CO, will join the recruiting team focusing in the Manufacturing, Operations, and Engineering industries. “We are extremely excited to have Elizabeth join our recruiting team”, says Rick Rupp, Ag 1 Source COO-VP Equipment and Livestock. “Her proven ability to ...

    Posted at October 13, 2015 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Elizabeth Weber to Join Recruitment Team
  • Increasing the Odds. A better way to roll the dice when hiring.

    While there is no foolproof way to mitigate the risk of hiring the wrong candidate, there are certain tools that can be utilized to help increase the odds of hiring the right people for the right roles. For example, DISC, or other predictive index type assessments, can provide a good surface overview of a candidate.  Unfortunately, from our perspective, they still tend to miss a lot of key indicators related to how a candidate will actually ...

    Posted at October 6, 2015 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Increasing the Odds. A better way to roll the dice when hiring.
  • Deciding Between Equally Qualified Candidates

    Many times the choice is clear within a pool of candidates who your top choice will be to advance along to the offer stage, but every so often it’s not that clear.  You have multiple candidates who seem to fit the bill and bring the skill sets you’ve requested, have had solid successes in their careers and it becomes quite a deciding moment in determining who to move forward with.

    Posted at September 1, 2015 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Deciding Between Equally Qualified Candidates
  • Questions a Good Onboarding Program Should Answer

    The value of a formalized onboarding plan is essential in today’s competitive market place for talent.  Talent is at a premium and so when a company is fortunate enough to find this key asset, it becomes critical to make sure everything that can be done, is done, in order to integrate and retain that talent going forward.  It is not enough, however, to be casual with your onboarding process.  Ongoing evaluation must be done to ...

    Posted at July 6, 2015 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Questions a Good Onboarding Program Should Answer