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Use behavioral interviewing to gauge soft skills
womenofhr.com

It’s important for HR to persuade hiring managers that standard behavioral interview questions are crucial for gauging candidates’ soft skills, Amanda Papini writes. One way to do this is to conduct post-hire analyses showing how candidates’ responses hinted at their future performance, she writes.

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Is a Candidate’s Profile Picture Worth a Thousand Words?
www.employeescreen.com

Todays employers are faced with a growing dilemma: Whether or not to use social media to screen job candidates. The information you find on someone’s social media profile has the potential to make a profound impact on your hiring decision – whether it’s negative or positive. If youu’re like many employers, yyou might be conflicted […]

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Introduction To Scrum: A Beginner’s Guide For Non-Technical Teams
amplifytalent.com

Recently I had an opportunity to participate in a two-day training program on Scrum. This post is a summary of how I feel the principals can apply to non-technical teams.

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mediation training center
mediatoracademy.com

The present economic recession has brought a lot of employers to either lay off their employee or just closed shops. Thus an increase in the number of labor disputes has become widespread

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Job Change Notifier is shutting down
www.hiredaily.com

Thanks to changes being made to LinkedIn’s API, Job Change Notifier is shutting down. Here’s the company’s note to users: Over the past two years, Job Change Notifier has helped LinkedIn users collectively track over 20 million connections, notifying users whenever any of their connections changed jobs. Unfortunately, LinkedIn is about to make a change […]

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Companies should opt out of the “talent war”
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The “talent war” involves companies spending colossal sums to hire away from each other, but it doesn’t have to be that way, says management professor Peter Cappelli. Rather than getting into bidding wars, firms should put more resources into internal talent development, Cappelli says. “As a company, you make the decision not to grow your […]

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Veterans still fighting for survival in tough job market
money.cnn.com

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes program is helping some of the estimated 160,000 unemployed military veterans find work. One of the keys is helping veterans translate their skills for the civilian workforce. Such efforts are paying off with more than 20,000 veterans and military spouses finding jobs since 2011.

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What about the Job Seekers You Don’t Hire?
www.recruitingtrends.com

Marriage made in heaven? Candidate relations can make or break an employer brand.

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5 career lessons from Wimbledon 2013
www.jobisjob.co.uk

In honour of champion Andy Murray: career lessons that can be taken from Wimbledon 2013.

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What’s a software start-up without someone who looks after the end goal?
qandidate.com

Meet Emil. At every software company someone need to keep an eye on the process to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. At Qandidate.com this is Emil. Emil is our Scrum Master and ensures the team ends on time and within the scope and quality we agreed on at the finish line of the […]

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Ask Jackye Clayton About Diversity: “Is White a Color?”
www.sourcecon.com

There is a ton of information on recruiting diverse candidates. Most articles start the same, mentioning how important it is to have a diverse culture and yadda yadda yadda and then you …

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J.B. Hunt Revises Policy After EEOC Discrimination Investigation
www.employeescreen.com

Years later, J.B. Hunt Transport agrees to settle an EEOC race discrimination case related to the company’s use of criminal records.

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Court Delays Slow Background Screening Process for Employers
www.employeescreen.com

We’ve noticed a trend as of late that it is taking longer to verify to criminal background checks that contain records and even worse, possible records:

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Your Long Term Hiring Strategy Starts with Employee Assessments
www.mindfieldgroup.com

Employee assessments are an effective tool in helping organizations spend time on candidates that are right fit for the job and company.

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