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How Companies Should Manage The Hiring Process

The process of communicating with a heavy flow of talent traffic requires a plan, the right technology and consistent execution. Below is an example of how the hiring process should work when looking at bringing in a person for an executive position; however the strategy can be used for an...

How To Get A Personal Referral For A Job

So you've figured out what you want to do and where you want to work. That's remarkable progress. Most people get really stuck on the "figure out what you want to do" part of looking for a job. Once you have a target in mind, a place you really want to work, the question becomes 'How do...

Unqualified? Don’t Believe The Job Ad

Job spec-writing is just as broken as every other part of the recruiting-and-selection process. Job specs represent some of the worst writing to be found in contemporary American life, worse than the text messages my teenagers fling about and my seven-year-old's hand-lettered tattoos. I...

Are You Asking The Right Questions Before Jumping Into a New Job?

This post is going to sound so simplistic that some readers may say to themselves…”Well, duh!” I am prepared for it, because in the past few days I have sat with people who freaked me out a bit as they hadn’t really thought through the ramifications of the career moves they were g...

Career Banks: Are You Invested Or Overdrawn?

How’s your Career Bank? Are you borrowing from it or investing in it? Are you starting to bounce career checks? Your Career Bank is like any other bank: you put stuff into it during the good times so that you can take stuff out during the rough times. When you are looking for a job y...

Is Target A Good Place To Work?

If you live within driving distance of a Target store, chances are that you shop there on a regular basis. Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a part of the Target Nation? We’ve got the scoop on what’s it like to hit the bull’s eye and work within the walls of the retail gian...