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[VIDEO] Hiring Hacks: Use your team to close

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Let your team do the closing. CEO of The Predictive Index Mike Zani paints the candidate a picture of what it’s like to work with a world-class workforce and a team of people that you truly want to work alongside on a day-to-day basis.

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Hiring Hacks: Consider other decision makers

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You want to convey that out of all the other job offers this candidate was presented, that yours is the best. The key to doing that is remembering that the decision is not solely made by them. Vinayak Renade, Founder and CEO of Drafted, suggests putting yourself in the candidate’s shoes.

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[VIDEO] Hiring Hacks: Look for coachability

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Can your candidate stand the heat? Being able to take in and absorb feedback can be critical when evaluating sales candidates. Matthew Bellows, CEO of Yesware, says coachability is a key trait in sales candidates.

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[VIDEO] Hiring Hacks: Fixed vs. growth mindset

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Talking about the mistakes they’ve made in the past isn’t exactly an ideal interview situation for a candidate, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be brought up. See if they are completely comfortable talking about a mistake, owning it, and learning from it. Drew Fortin, VP of Sales and Marketing at The Predictive Index explains. 

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Hiring Hacks: Assess for values

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When interviewing a candidate, you might be a bit hesitant to ask any sort of personal questions. But what these personal questions can reveal about a candidate can actually say a lot about their future behaviors in the workplace. Erica Seidel, founder of The Connective Good, finds that asking these questions can be a turning…

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Hiring Hacks: The ice tray trick

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Can something as simple as filling an ice tray make or break a candidate? Neal Fay, GM at Finish Line Staffing, shares how. 

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Hiring Hacks: The Sodium Pentothal question

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Ever hear of Sodium Pentothal? It’s also known as truth serum. Brian Corey, sales consultant guru, “injects” it into his interview process to get a better understanding of how former colleagues would best describe a candidate.

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Hiring Hacks: Let managers do outreach

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Candidate outreach can’t solely be left to the recruiter and hiring manager. Chrissy Costello, Director of Talent Acquisition at Buildium, looks to line managers to make contact right off the bat.

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Hiring Hacks: Ask candidates about their options

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Dr. Matt Poepsel, VP of Product at The Predictive Index, asks his candidates about their career path. An unclear career trajectory and lack of alternative plans, aside from your company, are red flags in Matt’s eyes. 

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Hiring Hacks: Throw away the checklist

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You have that ideal candidate in your head—a checklist of must-haves, skills, experience, education. But being fixated on checking these items off your list can cause you to miss out on top talent. Tracie Sponenberg, SVP of Human Resources at The Granite Group , talks about the importance of taking your time with candidates and not conforming…

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Hiring Hacks: Probe on candidates’ outside interests

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My internal monologue when networking

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Introverted or extroverted, networking opportunities create internal talk tracks in all of our heads I like to consider myself a fairly social person in the workplace. I interact with coworkers at the coffee machine. I have a work buddy to talk to about my wild and crazy weekends with (i.e., talk about my latest Netflix…

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The illegal questions you’re asking on your job application

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Your go-to job application is about to get you sued. Time for an application revamp!

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How to incorporate social media strategies into your brand

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Bottom line: Effective companies use social media. Here’s how to use it right Whether you’re an HR leader, a hiring pro, or an in-house researcher, you should acknowledge the successful cornerstones of modern social media hiring strategies. The fact of the matter is, social media isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. In fact, it is only…

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