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Stop Driving Away Your Best Candidates with a Bad Hiring Process

Use These 4 Steps to Improve Your Hiring Process Get this – about 50% of the people you hire regret coming to work for you! And that’s not all – managers regret their hiring decisions about 50% of the time, too, according to a 2013 study by The Corporate Executive...

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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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The Myth of Job Experience

Experience is supposed to be the best teacher.  If that is true, then why does this scenario play itself out over and over again? A hiring manager stares at 75 resumes submitted for a job that should have been filled yesterday.  The manager carefully reads them, screening for the best experience, skills, and credentials. She interviews six people – one is outstanding – personable, outgoing, and has four years experience - hired! Six months later he is gone. 

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