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    How to Be an Effective Listener

    November 25, 2020

    When Tatiana Kolovou had to put in a call to her daughter’s honors-level English teacher, she was surprised by what she heard: A teacher who sounded more like Kim Kardashian than William Shakespeare, and used words like “ya know” and “um” a lot. It turned her off. Whether it’s your kid’s teacher or a candidate you’re interviewing, a person speaking in that...

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    10 Unexpected Interview Questions to Get Unrehearsed Answers

    November 24, 2020

    “What is your greatest strength?” “Name a time you faced a challenge at work.” You’ve probably asked these generic questions more times than you’d like to admit. The problem isn’t just that they’re passé — it’s that candidates can see them coming a mile away and they’ve prepped predictable answers to your predictable questions. You don’t want to ambush...

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    Pixar Animator Shares Secrets to Telling a Compelling (Company) Story

    November 23, 2020

    Once upon a time, there was a boy who grew up working at his family’s toy store. One day, he mustered up the courage to tell his parents that he wanted to leave the family business to be a Disney animator — but they said no. So he took over the toy store, got married, and had a son of his own. When his three-year-old handed him a drawing, he decided to start...

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    The 10 Must-Read Articles for Recruiters This Week

    November 20, 2020

    In yet another sign that the shift to a tetherless workforce is here to stay, Facebook has announced it’s creating a new position:...

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    Stop the Blame Game: How Hiring Managers and Recruiters Can...

    November 19, 2020

    As a part of my consulting business, I do diversity recruiting training programs for both recruiters and hiring managers. My most...

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    4 Ways Recruiting Budgets Will Change Over the Next Year

    November 18, 2020

    Last year we released our first Future of Recruiting report, sharing predictions about what recruiting would look like over the next...