4 Tips for Avoiding Costly Hiring Mistakes

April 19, 2016

How many interviews should a company conduct to find the ideal job candidate? What role does “gut instinct” play in hiring? Is there a perfect applicant screening process? These are the questions that HR directors and hiring managers grapple with every day. The answer is discouraging, yet unsurprising: it’s a lot more complicated than you […]

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HR Answers Articles on Interviewing, Training and Talent Development

March 6, 2014

Here’s the round-up of articles for my February HR Answers page. This month I highlighted two different interview formats: the panel interview (in which a group of interviewers interview a job candidate at one time) and group interviews (in which the employer interviews groups of people for the same job at one time.)   These […]

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10 Articles on Meetings, Employee Development and Interviewing

October 14, 2013

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I’m writing articles for as the HR Expert. At the end of each month, I’ll create an article summary here on The People Equation so you can go check out the topics that interest you. This month’s articles focus on effective meeting strategies, tips for developing employees, […]

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Why Hiring for Personality Can Get You in Trouble

September 29, 2013

When Virgin Group’s Richard Branson speaks out, people respond. LinkedIn published Branson’s article How I Hire: Focus on Personality last week; it lit up the web with over 60,000 social shares.  Whenever I read a CEO using “personality” and “hiring” in the same sentence, my HR Spidey senses tingle. Just like the words “attitude” and […]

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