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4 Strategies for Meaningful Performance Appraisals

For any company wanting its employees to grow, develop and adapt, supplying them with quality, meaningful feedback is an absolutely essential requirement.

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4 Tips for Finding the Perfect Candidate

Finding the perfect candidate for an open position is a challenge that often leaves HR managers frustrated and discouraged. How many times have you looked at a job description and said, “The person I hire must meet all of these requirements”— and then reality smacks you in the face and you get zero candidates that have all the requirements?

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Tips for Employee Retention in 2014

Since 2008’s economic slump, many companies have been focusing on restructuring, and ultimately recovery rather than growth. However, with the economy picking up, 2014 is sure to be a year of transition and accelerated growth for many of these same companies. This period of growth will lead to increased competition for top talent between you and your competitors.

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Top 10 Attributes of a Successful CFO

If you’re currently a CFO, or searching for one, this information can be invaluable during your search and hiring process.

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6 Reasons Your Employee Turnover is High

Do see value in keeping your employees happy? You should. Companies that value low employee turnover rates see much more long-term success than companies that recycle and use up unmotivated employees.

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5 Strategies for Recruiting in Rural Areas

5 Strategies for Recruiting in Rural Areas

Despite continued high unemployment, many companies struggle to hire qualified talent, particularly for executive and professional positions.

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6 Steps to Acquiring & Retaining Talent

6 Steps to Acquiring & Retaining Talent

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Recruiters Look to Approach MBA Students Earlier

With signs of the US economy improving, MBA programs are reporting more companies are starting their recruiting efforts earlier than ever before. While some argue this is a sign of good things to come, administrators worry students will be ill prepared to start engaging with recruiters so early on.

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Hiring: 5 Steps for Verifying Top Level Candidates

When hiring senior leaders for your company, the screening process must be tight and thorough. Whether it’s finance, sales, or manufacturing, how you screen a candidate’s background is inherently different because with high-level positions comes a higher need for credibility and verification of experience.

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Executive and Management Assessments in the Hiring Process

Executive and Management Assessments in the Hiring Process

As all leaders know, the process of hiring a new executive or key manager is difficult and complex. Organizations understand they need to have greater focus on retention and succession planning as part of the hiring process, not just making a job offer.

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