Strategy

How To Avoid The 5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes

Making a hiring mistake is akin to making a costly impulse purchase, without having a receipt. The cumulative affect on your business, your department, your career even, of making one or two bad hires, can be expensive. Quarterly targets can be missed, and depending on the size of your company […]
How To Avoid The 5 Biggest Hiring Mistakes
Strategy

How To Know If An Internship Is The Right Fit For You

[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 […]
How To Know If An Internship Is The Right Fit For You
Strategy

Why The Hiring System Is Failing

[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 […]
Why The Hiring System Is Failing
Strategy

Hire Someone Different (And Better) Than You In Order To Grow Your Business

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 […]
Hire Someone Different (And Better) Than You In Order To Grow Your Business
Strategy

Introverts Interview Badly, But You Should Still Hire Them

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 […]
Introverts Interview Badly, But You Should Still Hire Them