Create the ideal candidate profile

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Not finding the kind of candidates you’re looking for? You might need a candidate profile to boost your hiring. A candidate profile is a description of the skills, personality traits, and qualifications required for an open job position. Candidate profiles also include the tasks, objectives, and desired outcomes associated with the job. Here’s what we’ll…

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Cognitive function testing: What is it?

7 min read

It’s important that cognitive function tests be used responsibly, regardless of the context, and in conjunction with other tools. Like a writing exercise, or a general aptitude test, these can provide additional data points that help with hiring decisions, or in ensuring job fit. But cognitive function testing should never be the sole factor in a selection process.

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Understanding your Predictive Index score

9 min read

A lot goes into the PI Behavioral and Cognitive Assessments. Learn what makes for a “good” set of Predictive Index scores.

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A fail-proof process for hiring salespeople

10 min read

Hiring good people is tricky. Hiring good salespeople is even trickier. That’s because sales professionals spend the day being interviewed by prospects and customers. Sales reps are professionally trained interviewers. They know what to say and how to say it to capture your attention.  After interviewing over 3,000 sales professionals for a variety of roles,…

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How to conduct a one-on-one interview: Advantages, questions to ask, and traits to look for

6 min read

When it comes time for the one-one-one interview, you’ll want to narrow your focus with the interviewee. That means knowing what behavioral traits you’re looking for in the role, what questions to prioritize, and how to read the body language of the job seeker.

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Strategic interview questions that actually help you hire

7 min read

How do you use strategic interview questions to make better hires? Adjust your questions based on the role and the candidate, to get them speaking critically—and going off-script.

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How to attract candidates by Reference Profile

7 min read

You know certain behaviors will thrive in an open position. How do you attract the right people? Go by Reference Profile, and advertise accordingly.

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How to be a good interviewer: Best tips

10 min read

Learn how to be a good interviewer with these tips and sample questions. Hone your skills, reduce biases, and set candidates up for success.

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Pre-employment testing: The pros, cons, and how to use personality tests when hiring

13 min read

As pre-employment testing grows in popularity, here are some tips on how to use these assessment tools effectively and responsibly.

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6 recruiting metrics your organization can (and should) be tracking

6 min read

When looking to hire great talent, it helps to take a data-driven approach. Here are six recruiting metrics worth tracking.

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Top tips for conducting a digital interview

7 min read

Even after COVID-19, plenty of talent will continue to work remotely. Make the most of your digital interviews with these best practices.

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Why behavioral interviews can help your hiring process

6 min read

Incorporate a behavioral interview in your next round of hiring for efficient, maximum return on time (and money) spent. Get started with this guide.

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Onboarding: why involving current employees is a must

7 min read

Onboarding is a crucial process for your new hires. Learn how you can improve your onboarding by making use of your current employees.

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Dream Teams interview: Dan Kenary, CEO of Harpoon

9 min read

What makes a great company culture? In my latest interview, Dan Kenary, CEO of Harpoon Brewery, shared his biggest learnings.

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Using the DASH method to take pressure off your hiring process

6 min read

What’s your top priority when making outside hires? Ideally, you’re getting the right people into your organization, then placing them in jobs where they’ll thrive.

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