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Ask Job Candidates these 2 Questions to Evaluate Leadership

If one must use a resume for candidate screening, focus on those who describe their work in terms of leading measurable business accomplishments – not responsibilities. Half a leader isn’t good enough. Last week I visited the Boys & Girls of Santa Ana (CA) and was blown away. CEO Robert Santana is changing the lives […]

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How to Make the Tradeoff Between Experience and Potential

  One way to break the unemployment bottleneck – focus on potential over skills – [Shared from Lou Adler on hiring issues] For 35 years I’ve been successfully convincing hiring managers that raw experience and skills are far less important than past performance and future potential. It hasn’t been easy. They quickly agree when they’re […]

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