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Traditional Job Descriptions Don’t Attract Top Talent: Define Success for Qualified Candidates

By Brad Remillard A recent research study identified the ten biggest mistakes companies make when hiring. The study included over 130 companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 to mid-size privately held organizations, a wide variety of industries, and more than 250 job openings. The number one hiring mistake made was rather surprising and one […]

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Skills and Experiences Are Irrelevant When Hiring

By Brad Remillard A candidate’s ability to apply their skills is what counts Just to clarify, the word is “irrelevant.”  It doesn’t read “not important.” There is a difference between something being relevant and being important. Of course, having the right skills and experiences are important to performing the job, just not relevant when hiring. […]

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Six Ways to Motivate Top Talent in De-Motivating Times

By Brad Remillard To retain your top talent it is absolutely critical to ensure they are motivated. In difficult times this is often not high on the priority list of managers or CEOs. Most people are working long hours and doing the job of two people, stress is at an all time high, fear of […]

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Two Reasons Interviewing Fails So Often: The Five Questions to Ask in an Interview

By Brad Remillard Do you have other people in your organization interview candidates that will end up working directly for you? Just about everyone answers “Yes” to this question. The follow up question to that is, “Have you ever sat in the interviews with these co-workers and assessed whether or not they are competent interviewers?”  […]