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Best Practices: Screening & Assessing Candidates

Screening candidates is often one of the most labor-intensive parts of your hiring process. Following a structured plan can help you work through this screening phase quickly and efficiently. Factoring in the use of pre-employment assessments in your hiring process already puts you light years ahead of other companies who aren’t assessing their candidates in

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Finding Top Quality Candidates

Are Emotions Keeping You From Making Great Hires?

Hiring is kind of like meeting a new guy or girl you like for the first time. This person walks into your office and the two of you make a perfect connection right off the bat. You like the other person’s vibe, how the person looks, and he or she seems to fit all your

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[Infographic] The 6 Signs of a Good Resume

How do you know you’re viewing a good resume? Besides the relevance of the candidate’s experience to your job, what makes for a good looking resume? Check out our infographic for six things to look out for.

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What is Your Process for Using Assessments?

How and when you use assessments is perhaps just as important as the types of assessments you use. The placement of where assessments fit into your hiring process depends on your goals and objectives. Many clients decide to use assessments after they’ve screened a candidate’s resume and had some kind of conversation with the candidate.

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Three Considerations For Your Candidate Selection Strategy

You have great candidate lined up for your open Project Manager role that you’re really excited about. In fact, you’ve even interviewed her, had her complete your pre-employment assessments, and are ready to move on to reference checks when your top-performer salesperson announces that his friend, an established Project Management professional has just relocated from

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The Assessment Testing Process: Unplugged

Did you know that nearly 70% of US companies use pre-employment assessment tools to test their candidates? So if you’re already using or thinking of using assessments in your hiring process, you’re definitely not alone. All the cool companies are doing it! We constantly tout that using assessments is so easy, and the best decision

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Optimizing Your Job Ads

It wasn’t long ago that an employer would simply place a want-ad in the local newspaper to fill a vacancy in his company. Some employers still post signs in the window when they’re hiring. What better candidates to consider than loyal customers? Mostly though these days, the world of hiring has a whole new set

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Should You Post A Salary Range in Your Job Ads?

The question of when and how to set salary expectations can trip up even experienced employers and interviewers. Should you advertise salary outright? Should you wait until you’ve chosen the candidate? Are ranges better than a specific amount? Do you need a salary history? As with any employment issue, there are both pros and cons

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

How to Choose Between 2 Great Candidates

Hire both! Just kidding. Unless that’s feasible, then stop reading here. If you were hoping to glean insight into how to narrow down a two-person candidate pool, read on. You have great candidate lined up for your open Project Manager role that you’re really excited about. In fact, you’ve even interviewed her, had her complete

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6 Ways to Spot a Great Resume

How You Know You’re Looking at a Stellar Resume? Resumes are fun to read, aren’t they? But what makes a resume good? What makes a resume so good that you want to contact that person out of the sea of other resumes from eager and hopeful candidates? Quantified Effort Sure, you led a team and

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