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Buying Into These Myths Can Make for Bad Hiring Decisions

Every company can point to a hire or two -- or several -- gone wrong

Your people are your biggest asset, but when it comes to your recruitment and hiring processes, you may be suffering from a case of “once bitten, twice shy.” Maybe you took a chance on an inexperienced candidate, and it ended up being ...

by Rashan Dixon  | May 20, 2019 06:00:00
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"If Someone Doesn't Send a Thank-You Email, Don't Hire Them"

The executive managing editor of Insider Inc. has hired hundreds of people over 10 years

Making someone an offer to join your company is always risky.The truth is, the hiring process can uncover only so much. You're often basing your decision on a small sample of data that you collected during a few hours of speaking with ...

by Jessica Liebman  | April 12, 2019 06:00:00
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5 Signs a Candidate Is Lying or Exaggerating

Bad actors sometimes exaggerate or even lie about their experience in order to get the job they want

For most recruiters, taking candidates at face value is second nature. With multiple, urgent roles to fill, tons of resumes to go through and dozens of interviews to schedule, you don’t always have the time to dig into a candidate’s background as thoroughly as ...

by Emily Moore for Glassdoor  | November 01, 2018 08:00:00
News and Events

(Infographic) 18 Tips to Help Your Resume Stand Out From the Rest

These quick tips can help you get your foot in the door at the company of your dreams

If you have your eye on a specific job listing, run the listing through a cloud generator, which will pull out the most prominent words that you should include on your resume. These words can help act as a guide for tailoring ...

by Rose Leadem  | July 30, 2018 08:00:00
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3 Ways Successful Leaders Find the Best Talent

You aren't the only one looking to hire good people

It’s tempting when you’re trying to fill a job vacancy to settle for the first person remotely qualified for the position. However, doing so means missing out on better prospects and can increase costly employee turnover. According to data from G&A Partners, ...

by Deep Patel  | July 12, 2018 02:00:00
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5 Steps to Hiring the Right People for Your Business

"Hire slow, fire fast" is great advice, but it's not always easy to follow

The well-worn business admonishment to "hire slow but fire fast" makes a lot of sense. The wisdom is that if we "hire slow", we take adequate time to carefully explore a potential candidate's personality, work style, skills, competencies, etc., then there will ...

by Wendy Keller  | July 06, 2018 02:00:00
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Are You Hiring the Best Candidate for the Job or the One You Like the Most?

Sometimes the candidate you're drawn to won't be the best one for the job

There's no perfect test (yet) to discern who will be the best possible hire. Even after preparing thorough job descriptions and formal assessments covering everything from personality to hand-eye-coordination, it's a challenge to sort through the way people present themselves in interviews and ...

by Liz Kislik  | July 02, 2018 06:00:00
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Here's a Very Simple Solution to the Mystery of Why Companies Can't Find Employees

Start offering more money and better benefits

A few years ago my wife and I decided to put our house on the market. It was an older house with lots of space and lots of memories. But, like any older house, it also had its share of maintenance and ...

by Gene Marks  | June 29, 2018 02:00:00
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What Executives Notice First On Your Resumé

We asked HR heads and executives what parts of your resumé catch their eye

When it comes finding the right candidate for the job, human resources managers are often faced with piles of resumes. So when they’re trying to sift through applicants in the shortest amount of time possible, what details catch their eye? "There is ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for Esquiremag.ph  | June 01, 2018 12:00:00
Startup Tips

You Can at Least Learn from These Real-Life Job Interview Horror Stories

These applicants made a lasting impression, for all the wrong reasons

When you go to a job interview, your goal is to make a good first impression and show that you’re the best person for the job. Some applicants, however, manage to do the exact opposite. Consider these horror stories from human resource ...

by Angelica Gutierrez for Esquiremag.ph  | May 30, 2018 12:00:00
News and Events

How Much Salary Are Companies Willing to Pay the First K-12 Graduates?

A JobStreet Philippines survey of more than 500 companies reveals that only a fourth are willing to hire them

When the Aquino administration enacted the Enhanced Basic Education Act of 2013, its main goal was simple: create employable high school graduates. The law made the Philippine schooling system at par with the international standard of 12 years of basic education—six years ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | April 30, 2018 09:00:00
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4 Red Flags to Watch Out for on a Resume

Here are some of the most common signs to look for when hiring new employees

As an employer, you probably receive hundreds of resumes every day, especially if you are the hiring manager of a well-known brand. However, do you know the red flags to watch out for in these resumes? Below are the most common signs ...

by Ceren Cubucku  | April 25, 2018 06:00:00
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If Your Employees Are Looking for New Jobs, the Reason Is Clear

Chances are, you've given them a job but not a career. Time to turn around your thinking

Leaders often forget the difference between a "job" and a "career." A job is a means to a paycheck, whereas a career is a long-term path that provides meaning. So, offering employees "jobs" doesn't usually inspire loyalty.The message here is clear: If ...

by Heather R. Huhman  | March 05, 2018 02:00:00
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