"Less experienced candidates bring fresh blood and no bad habits."
Companies can refuse to hire because of appearance, weight, unemployment, and bankruptcy or poor credit.
They learn how to interview well but aren't actually right for the job.
[credit provider=”Fronteirofficial via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/frontierofficial/8514860503/”] Internships are probably one of the industry’s most hated ways to ‘pay your dues’. Often they are associated with students, as 75% of students do an internship while attending or directly after a 4 year school. That number has doubled in the last 30 years.When […]
Though they have a longstanding place in the corporate world, today resumes are becoming less and less effective. Sure, resumes may look great, and make great promises, but they are rife with embellishments.
So you have identified A+ candidates and they have accepted your job offer. Awesome. Now the trick is keeping them with you for the long haul.
[credit provider=”quinn.anya via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/quinnanya/4769785363/”] Hiring managers confess that nearly 50 per cent of new employees do not fulfil their job obligations in the first 18 months of employment based on research conducted by Leadership IQ.Experts estimate that this type of bad hiring decision can cost your company as much […]
Interviews with 120 hiring managers at elite investment banks, law firms, and management consulting firms revealed that hiring managers tend to pick people who’d make good beer buddies over the most qualified candidates according to a study from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Professor Lauren Rivera, who conducted the study, quoted […]
Hiring managers look for safe hires. Future employees that won’t rock the boat, have no obvious defects, and are ‘fine’ – but face it, ho-hum hires lead to ho-hum companies.
A long-standing belief is that natural leaders are all extroverts. You know the type. They’re decisive, enjoy speaking publicly, and enjoy social settings. Everybody else — the remaining 25 per cent of the population? Well, you might be quick to call them ‘passive’ — and best suited to hide behind […]
In 1913, French professor of agricultural engineering Max Ringelmann asked a group of men to pull on a rope as individuals and as part of a group.