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In addition to job benchmarking as a process to improve your hiring hit rate, we want to share a couple more tips to avoid the pain of “miss” hires. Brad Smart, the creator of Top Grading offers a couple of … Continue reading

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I can assure you, I’ve done it – made really bad hiring decisions.  The current data indicates miss-hiring can cost you, the company up to 3 times the base salary for that open position.  NOW that I have your attention…my valued business … Continue reading

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Good employees have upward skills.   They clarify expectations. They accept responsibility. They ask for and accept feedback. They communicate successes and failures. They handle criticism. They show loyalty. They understand and accept you. They are not needy. They can … Continue reading

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Skill, skill, skill.   Experience, experience, experience.   Leaders who exclusively hire this way make a BIG, BIG, BIG mistake!   The best hires are in love . . . with their work.   When they are, they excel. When they’re not, you’ve got … Continue reading

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