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  • 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
  • Mid-Year Checkup

    By the time you read this, we will be just a few weeks away from the half-way mark for 2015! Are you ahead of your goals? Or, do you find yourself re-strategizing to improve the second half of the year? Regardless of where you are, this is a time to evaluate your year-to-date accomplishments with a checkup to determine if you are on track for your goals, if your goals are the right things to ...

    Posted at May 29, 2015 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Mid-Year Checkup
  • How to Build Employee Trust with Honest Career Conversations

    There’s a dishonest conversation happening at work.  And, it’s holding managers and employees back.  Companies don’t foster open career conversations with employees – they presume lifelong loyalty.  And, employees hide their true career aspirations, all too often jumping ship in search of a better opportunity to reach their goals.  Ignoring these realities limits everyone’s potential.  It’s time that we rebuild the employer-employee ...

    Posted at April 24, 2015 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on How to Build Employee Trust with Honest Career Conversations