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Shocker – GPA and Brainteasers Don’t Predict Job Success (According to Google’s SVP of People Operations)

Adam Bryant of The New York Times just published revelations shared by Laszlo Bock, SVP for People Operations at Google. To no surprise, Google has been collecting and correlating data associated to their hiring process - with the intent to improve and refine the process. We @Affintus are not surprised.

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Applicants lie, but managers “… can’t handle the truth!”

Applicants lie during interviews.  No lie.  And they lie on their resumes and applications, too.

But the problem is not the lying. The problem is that hiring managers can’t handle the truth: the data they use from interviews and resumes (like education and experience) do not correlate to job success!

 

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Keeping the People Who Keep You in Business Part 3 of 3

Keeping the best employees is critical for SMBs who rarely have the financial resources to quickly fill a gap left by a departing employee or have other employees with same knowledge and skill set to step in.

There are five cost-effective actions that SMBs can take to retain the employees who are critical for growth and success...

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