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You’re Screening Job Candidates Wrong

You’re Screening Job Candidates Wrong

3 strategies that will change the way you screen One day employees seem to be on the top of the world, firing on all cylinders. The next day their lives and careers implode.  Why does this happen? Why does this happen? A lack of emotional intelligence may provide the answer. Despite extensive research to the […]

Men Lie, Women Lie, Numbers Don’t. – Why We Need Better Hiring Data

Men Lie, Women Lie, Numbers Don’t. – Why We Need Better Hiring Data

9 out of 10 Hiring decisions are still based on “gut instinct.” This isn’t only a huge problem; it’s downright scary—and really expensive too. As recruiters and hiring managers we all make mistakes. That’s just human nature. Unintended bias just royally screws up our judgment.  As it turns out, humans are very good at specifying […]

Why It’s So Hard to Find “Good Employees”

Why It’s So Hard to Find “Good Employees”

Uncovering the reasons why it’s so hard to find “good” employees is a bit like watching the Presidential debates. Some of the information that we hear is politicized for the sole purpose of satisfying a personal agenda. When it’s not good old fashioned bull****, all you hear is a bunch of lame excuses and blame. […]

Personality Tests “Useless”: Is this really true?

Personality Tests “Useless”: Is this really true?

“Personality tests are useless at predicting future job performance,” if you believe self-confessed personality test hater Bob Corlett. Mr Corlett by the way is founding member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the HR Examiner. He feels personality testing is “just a way to shirk responsibility.” Except for that comment and his nuclear-like condemnation of […]