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Last week, we asked: How candid are you with job applicants when they don’t get the job?
- I’m completely honest with candidates as to the reason they didn’t get the role: 25.44%
- I’m straightforward but a little vague when I tell them the reason they didn’t get the role: 48.6%
- I’m evasive when I tell them the reason they didn’t get the role: 7.02%
- I let Recruiting break the bad news and explain the reason they didn’t get the role: 18.95%
Can we be a little more direct?[…] Continue Reading »
Last week, we asked: Have you ever hired a sales representative, only to have that person decide to stay with his or her employer?
- Yes: 53.85%
- No: 46.15%
The near 50-50 split in this week’s results is exactly what I expected, as this happens more often.[…] Continue Reading »
Last week, we asked: When interviewing job candidates, what’s more important to you in making your selection?
- I place equal emphasis on the balance between skills and values/background: 75.29%
- I value their background and values more than anything else: 19.3%
- I value their skills more than anything else: 5.41%
Balance matters.[…] Continue Reading »
This post was written by SmartBrief’s Linsey Isaacs.
How Time Inc. used “office culture” to cut their losses ; why some companies are reevaluating their tuition reimbursement programs; and how start-up company can compete with big-name corporations to hire the best interns.
It’s all on this past week’s top 5 most-clicked links in SmartBrief on Workforce:
This week’s top 5 most-clicked links in SmartBrief on Workforce:
- UBS backs away from 44-page dress code
- 3 keys to becoming a great boss
- 12 ways to get the best from young workers
- NLRB threatens to sue states over unionization rules
- 11 tips for interviewing restaurant staff