“BRASS IN POCKET” – CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE

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“I’m special, so special. I gotta have some of your attention — give it to me.” The Pretenders Pay Special Attention To Candidate Experience Don’t Lose Them Because You Gave Them A Bad  Candidate Experience. Sometimes you miss a note. Or your timing is off. It happens. You made a mistake. Take The Pretenders for…

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“ANGEL” – DON’T TOLERATE BAD EMPLOYEES

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“Angel came down from heaven yesterday She stayed with me just long enough to resue me.”                                                                           Jimi Hendrix…

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“WHEN DOVES CRY” – HIRING THE RIGHT PEOPLE

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“How can you just leave me standing? Alone in a world that’s so cold (so cold) Maybe I’m just too demanding…”                                                                    …

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“BOTH SIDES NOW” – AN ALTERNATIVE HIRING STRATEGY

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“I’ve looked at life from both sides now From win and lose and still somehow It’s life’s illusions I recall I really don’t know life at all”                                        Joni Mitchell   Here’s An Alternative Hiring Strategy That…

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“FUEL” – HOW HIRING FOR CAPACITY FUELS BUSINESS GROWTH

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“Gimme fuel, gimme fire. Gimme that which I desire” Metalica “Blow Up “ Your Brand And Your Business — How Hiring For Capacity Fuels Business Growth When James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett strut to the front edge of the stage in tandem you know you’re gonna see fingers on fire. Metallica style. But how fired…

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“I REMEMBER YOU” —  HOW TO INTERVIEW “GOLD” CANDIDATES       

“Remember yesterday, walking hand in hand…I’d want to hear you say, I remember you” Almost. But Not Quite – Why And How To Interview “Gold” Candidates. Sure, Sebastian Bach was talking about love. And while you won’t ever write love letters in the sand to your candidates you absolutely need to know how to communicate…

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“HERE I GO AGAIN” – HIRING FOR A GROWING BUSINESS

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“I don’t know where I’m goin’, But I sure know where I’ve been… And I’ve made up my mind, I ain’t wasting no more time Here I go again, here I go again” How Do I Hire People For My Growing Business? Don’t Hire People You Can Grow With: Hire Talent You Can Grow Into!…

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“TRAIN IN VAIN” – EMPLOYEE LOYALTY

” You said you love me and that’s a fact, And then you left me, said you felt trapped “ Employee Loyalty. Don’t Make This Hiring Mistake, It’s A Train To Nowhere — Man, the Clash nailed it. Rejection sucks. Beyond romance though, that same sentiment can be applied to hiring people “on the cheap” approach to…

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“GRAND ILLUSION” – JOB BOARDS ARE A WASTE OF TIME

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“Welcome to the Grand illusion Come on in and see what’s happening Pay the price, get your tickets for the show.” Music To Your Ears: Here’s Why Job Boards Won’t Help You Find And Hire High-Impact Talent (HIT®) Styx told us a lot about the American “way”. And coming from Chicago where they grew up…

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“ONE WAY OR ANOTHER” – POACHING EMPLOYEES

“One way or another, I’m gonna find ya, I’m gonna get ya, get ya, get ya, get ya. One way or another, I’m gonna win ya” Poach Employees: Here’s Why This Hiring “Strategy” Can Be Exercise In Wasting Money. Ya gotta love Blondie. Brash, bold and tells it like it is – real and with…

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