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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Great Questions to Ask Your Candidate’s References

Checking candidates’ references is an essential but occasionally carelessly completed step in the hiring process. At the most basic level, you want to verify employment dates and the job title(s) associated with a reference. More importantly, getting feedback from past supervisors can be invaluable. Their input can support or contradict your impressions, in either case

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Phone Interview Tips for Effective Screening of Potential Candidates

A brief phone interview can make the hiring process quicker and easier. You can engage candidates without setting up time-consuming in-person interviews and eliminate those who are clearly unsuitable. In addition, you can contact more people and discover gems who you might have otherwise dismissed. A phone interview is also an excellent chance to ask

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Custom Benchmarking for our Assessment Tests

  Finding the right employee can be a challenge for any business, but the task is even more difficult for companies that require a special combination of talents. Perhaps your business, like many others, has hired employees in the past only to find them ill-suited to the job or work environment. At The Hire Talent,

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Why You Should Use Pre-Employment Personality Assessments

When it is time to hire a new employee, you may be well aware that personal attributes and people skills should be a factor in your decision. It is essential that employees are motivated, honest, and adept at social interaction. However, employers often have little opportunity to really engage with potential employees. Interviewees are often

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Statistics Show: Avoid Bad Hires Using Pre-Employment Assessments

Every business wants to find the right employees: the people who will fit in, become top performers, and contribute to the company’s success. The cost of a bad hire can range from 1 to 5 times the annual salary of that person, the use of multi measurement pre-employment assessments is designed to prevent these poor

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Skill Tests Prevent Key Hiring Mistakes

Determining if candidates truly have the skills required to perform their jobs effectively can be a difficult task. While some candidates may come highly recommended, others may be a mystery. Skill tests designed by The Hire Talent can give your business reliable insight into prospective employees’ aptitudes and abilities, with special focus on some of

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

How Using Sales Skill Testing Increases Business Revenue

Great sales numbers require a great sales team. While candidates for a sales position may appear to have the right experiences or personalities, it can be difficult to determine who has the potential to be a top performer. Sales Testing can improve your revenue significantly by giving you reliable insight into potential employees’ skills, abilities,

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Different Ways to Save Your Business Money on Recruiting Costs

  Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring a new employee can be stressful, but replacing a recent hire who did not quite work as you had hoped is even more costly. Recruiting the wrong candidate not only leads to lost time and money, but also disrupts the flow of your business and can affect other employees’ work

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

What is the Cost of a Bad Hire to Your Business?

  The overall cost of a bad hire, I have been told by those who research these things, can be as high as two times the annual salary of the employee, especially when they are entrenched. Therefore, the higher and more highbrow the position is—the greater the expense. If you examine some of the following

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Use Pre-Employment Testing to Narrow Your Choices

  With millions of people seeking work, your company may have attracted more applicants or heard more names suggested than you know what to do with. You find you must sort through a large pool of potential hires, or the trouble might be you only have a small group of candidates who seem very similar

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