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Recruiting for Teams – A New HR Challenge

Posted on September 19th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career Development, HR Management, Just For Fun, Leadership, Recruitment. Comments Off on Recruiting for Teams – A New HR Challenge


Traditionally, human resource professionals have focused their efforts on the career trajectory of the individual employee, whether it’s in the recruitment phase, performance assessment or development. Now that approach to organizational structure is undergoing a big sea change according to some new research by Deloitte. Organizations are experiencing a movement away from functional structures and … Read More »

Get help to find the best staff

Posted on May 9th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. Comments Off on Get help to find the best staff

Stuart Foxman / May 01, 2012

It’s time to fill a position. Contracting out the placement can be one of your smartest hires.

What it is

Recruiters, search firms, staffing agencies, headhunters—by any name, they help you find the right fit for a job opening.

Why you need it

Representatives from these firms can source and screen candidates, check references, … Read More »

No More Résumés, Say Some Firms

Posted on January 26th, by Henry Goldbeck in Recruitment. Comments Off on No More Résumés, Say Some Firms

Union Square Ventures recently posted an opening for an investment analyst.

Instead of asking for résumés, the New York venture-capital firm—which has invested in Twitter, Foursquare, Zynga and other technology companies—asked applicants to send links representing their “Web presence,” such as a Twitter account or Tumblr blog. Applicants also had to submit short videos demonstrating their … Read More »

7 Must-Have Qualities to Look for in Employees

Posted on January 18th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 4 comments

The smaller your business, the more crucial it is to get every new hire right. If you find someone with these 7 traits, make an offer — quick.

While every hiring decision is important, the smaller your business the more important it is you hire the right people. When employee No. 300 turns out to be … Read More »

#1 Costly Mistake When Hiring

Posted on January 16th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

The most common and costly mistake when sourcing for candidates is relying on job ads to produce quality resumes.  We come across this quite often. Frustrated clients spent thousands on job ads for a few months and expected to hire.  Only to result in a few B quality resumes.

Did you know that ads only attract … Read More »