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6 Interview Warning Signs That Tell You NOT to Hire Someone

[This article was originally published on Recruiter.com on January 24, 2017.] What is the hardest thing about being a small business owner? For many, the answer is hiring. In fact, according to the nonprofit association SCORE, 42 percent of small business owners in 2015 said their biggest challenge was hiring new employees. The problem isn’t a lack of talented or

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What is Your Super Power?

This was and still is one of my favorite interview questions: What is your super power? It’s not always a passion or a calling in life. Sometimes it’s your knee-jerk reaction to situations. In this short video, I tell you my super power and why you should find yours! Never Lose Hope!

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Pokemon & Recruiting

If you have been anywhere near social media, the Internet or the news, you’ve probably heard about the #Pokemon Go app. It’s an addicting little game of a cartoon and game from the 2000’s and it is coming back in a huge way. It’s interactive reality gets people out-and-about searching for imaginary critters in our everyday, ordinary world. Pure genius.

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The 4 C’s of Hiring

Can hiring decisions be made easily? Of course they can, as long as you know what you’re looking for.  I don’t know about you, but I like to make things as simple as possible. That’s why I’m addicted to #Snapchat. It’s a social media platform where you can post a video of up to 6 seconds – the perfect amount

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Who NOT to Hire

It is a common mistake we all make: hiring someone because we like them. They gave you that “can’t-wait-to-hang-out-with-them-and-become-their-pal” feeling. During the interview, you laughed, maybe even opened up a little, and possibly shed a tear – yes, I’ll admit right now that has happened to me. This person has got you blinded to any other applicant. You give the others

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The Uncomplicated Business Plan

If you are a business owner, you have heard about how important it is to have a business plan in place. In an article by Patricia Schaefer, one of the reasons that so many small business fail within the first few years is due to lack of planning, But let’s be honest here: How many of us have taken the

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