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How to Find Emotionally Intelligent Candidates

Carefully structured interview questions are your golden opportunity to evaluate candidates EQ and lead to employees that have numerous positive effects on the company.

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Controller, CFO, or ‘Shirt-Sleeve CFO’?

Do you need to recruit a Controller, CFO, or a Shirt-Sleeve CFO™? There is no wrong answer, but knowing the answer is essential to your recruitment strategy.

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Tips for Creating an Effective Employment Brand

Currently, only 27% of companies have a formal employment branding program. By creating an effective employment brand, your company can have a competitive edge in the recruiting marketplace.

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10 Characteristics of High Emotional Intelligence

Finding candidates with high EQ has a positive effect on organizational effectiveness and company culture (Ind Psychiatry J). Fortunately, candidates with a high EQ can stand out from the crowd if you know what you are looking for and here are 10 characteristics to help.

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Tips for A Good Mobile Recruiting Strategy

With the vast majority of job seekers interacting with mobile devices, it is important to keep up with the trends. Ask yourself these three questions as you prepare your strategy to attract the right candidates!

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First Impressions Matter: The Importance of Onboarding

“You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.” This immortal quote from actor Will Rogers is true on any stage, and is especially true in the workplace setting.

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The Cost of Making Hiring Mistakes

As much as 80% of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions.

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What is Emotional Intelligence and Why does it Matter?

Why is it that 70% of the time people with an average IQ outperform those with high IQs? The answer lies in Emotional Intelligence (EQ). So what is EQ?

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Announcing the 1st Annual Talent Scope C-Suite Survey

The Leadership Group is conducting a brief and anonymous survey sponsored by The Overture Group. The Leadership Group is a career development and networking group comprised of C-Suite executives.

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Why is PTO Important in Your Employee Benefit Package?

Paid Time Off, or PTO, is a popular topic among employers and prospective employees today.’s January 2016 findings indicate that while most companies still are using Traditional PTO systems as part of their overall compensation programs, the use of banks that combine vacation, sick and personal days into one allotment continue to increase.

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