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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: Making The Employment Offer

You have diligently followed the steps to hiring an employee: You created a hiring road map – the job description. You advertised in the right places to attract good applicants. You objectively screened all the applications received. You conducted a thorough, relevant, objective job interview with each candidate. You evaluated all interview candidates and have […]


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Evaluating Interview Candidates – To Hire or Not To Hire

You’ve created a thorough job description. You’ve advertised your job vacancy. Applicants have been screened and interviewed. You’re now in the home stretch. After your interviews have been completed, you need to evaluate each candidate based on their answers to your interview questions. Here are some steps you can follow to make this evaluation process […]


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Conducting a Job Interview – Part Art, Part Science

The job interview is the most important aspect of finding the right employee for your organization. The purpose of a job interview is to: Provide an opportunity for you to verify the information on a candidate’s résumé Evaluate the candidate’s fit with your organization Confirm whether a candidate possesses the skills, qualifications and experience required for the […]


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Yes, No, Maybe So … How to Screen Resumes In and Out

Seeing the dozens of resumes on your desk, you feel compelled to read each one to make sure you don’t pass on someone perfect for the position. But, you really don’t have the time to look through each one that carefully. What do you do? If you decided to use a search firm to advertise […]


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Advertising Your Job Vacancies: Looking Beyond Want Ads

Anyone who has ever tried to hire a new employee has their fair share of horror stories. They advertised on a bulletin board at the local community centre and no one applied. They spent $1,200 for an ad in the newspaper and got hundreds of applications, but no one was really qualified. They hired the […]


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