“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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“WITH OR WITHOUT YOU” – HOW TO CONDUCT AN INTERVIEW

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“Sleight of hand and twist of fate… You give it all, but I want more. And I’m waiting for you.” Interviewing In The Key Of C: How To Conduct An Interview The Correct Interview Process That Is Both Exhaustive AND Efficient Is Critical To Hiring High-Impact Talent (HIT®) Bono talked about sleight of hand and…

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“JUST GOT PAID” – A SMART COMPENSATION STRATEGY

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“I just got paid today — got me a pocket full of change.” A Smart Compensation Strategy Will Give You A Rockin’ Bang For Your Buck. It’s the dreaded topic: Money. Salary. Compensation “package”. When Billy Gibbons wrote “Just Got Paid” for ZZ Top, it was an anthem for the working man. Payday. Friday night.…

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“ACE OF SPADES” – HIRING FOR CULTURE FIT

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Why Structure And Consistency Are Critical To Hiring for Culture Fit. “You know I’m born to lose, and gambling’s for fools…” Lemmy Kilmister, the founder, leader and, bassist for rock group Motörhead was widely regarded as probably the most bad-ass bass player in modern rock. He knew instinctively that creating a solid, “bass line” is critical…

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“SMOOTH” – HIRING FOR SMALL BUSINESS

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“I could change my life to better suit your mood –Because you’re so smooth.” The One Thing Most Be Owners Overlook When Hiring For Small Business: Considerate, Be Understanding, Be Accommodating. How You Court High Impact Talent Can Make Or Break Your Chances Of Hiring Them. It’s a candidate’s world when it comes to hiring for small business.…

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“END OF THE LINE” – HOW TO CONTROL THE INTERVIEW PROCESS

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“You can sit around and wait for the phone to ring. Waiting for someone to tell you everything.” Keep Your Candidate Informed: How To Control The Interview Process Here’s What The Last 30 Seconds Of Every Stage Of Your Interview Process Should Look (And Sound) Like. So, let’s say you have a hot prospect for…

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