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May 10th, 2013

By Ev in: Hiring Perspectives

Tips on How to Hire an Employee from our First 10 Podcast Episodes – Part 5 of 5

This is the 5th post in a series of 5 on the top 10 things we’ve learned from hiring experts we’ve interviewed during the first 10 episodes of the Down2theHire Podcast. In yesterday’s post, Tips on How to Hire an Employee from our First 10 Podcast Episodes – Part 4 of 5, we focused on what to [...]

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May 9th, 2013

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Tips on How to Hire an Employee from our First 10 Podcast Episodes – Part 4 of 5

This is the 4th post in a series of 5 on the top 10 things we’ve learned from hiring experts we’ve interviewed during the first 10 episodes of the Down2theHire Podcast. In yesterday’s post, Tips on How to Hire an Employee from our First 10 Podcast Episodes – Part 3 of 5, we highlighted the unique advantages [...]

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May 8th, 2013

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Tips on How to Hire an Employee from our First 10 Podcast Episodes – Part 3 of 5

This is the 3rd post in a series of 5 on the top 10 things we’ve learned from hiring experts we’ve interviewed during the first 10 episodes of our Down2theHire Podcast. In yesterday’s post, Tips on How to Hire an Employee from Our First 10 Podcast Episodes – Part 2 of 5, we discussed the incredibly [...]

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May 7th, 2013

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Tips on How to Hire an Employee from our First 10 Podcast Episodes – Part 2 of 5

Over the last ten weeks we’ve interviewed eight professionals with significant hiring experience in small businesses, and featured these interviews on the Down2theHire Podcast.  This week, we’re doing a post a day to share with you two of the hiring tips we’ve learned from these interviews on how to hire an employee.  In yesterday’s post, Tips [...]

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May 6th, 2013

By Ev in: Building Your Candidate Pipeline, Defining the Job, Hiring Perspectives

Tips on How to Hire an Employee from Our First 10 Podcast Episodes – Part 1 of 5

Last week, we released the tenth episode of the Down2theHire Podcast.  While it really isn’t that big of an accomplishment, it does take a lot of work to put even one five minute episode together.  So, we’re going to take a breather this week and reflect on our first ten episodes by sharing with you [...]

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April 29th, 2013

By Ev in: Podcast

Hiring for Social Media Positions: Technical Fit First, then Culture Fit – Part II

Last week on the Down2theHire Podcast, Nick Eubanks, VP of Digital Strategy for W.L. Snook & Associates – a digital holdings company, joined the show to discuss what he looks for when hiring for social media positions.  Listen to Hiring Social Media Managers and Community Managers – Part I.  This week, Nick talks about the mistakes he’s [...]

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April 22nd, 2013

By Ev in: Podcast

Hiring Social Media Managers and Community Managers – Separating the Wheat from the Chaff – Part I

In this week’s episode of the Down2theHire Podcast, Nick Eubanks, VP of Digital Strategy for W.L. Snook & Associates – a digital holdings company, joins the show to discuss how he efficiently hires social media managers and community managers. Social Media Managers versus Community Managers Nick defines the social media manager as someone who makes [...]

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March 28th, 2013

By Ev in: Podcast

Wired for Sales? What to Look for In Your Next Sales Hire

Last week, in Hiring Salespeople – Part I, we discussed how Pareto’s Principle applies to most sales organizations where 80 percent of the revenue is produced by 20 percent of the salespeople. This week, Jim Allen, Founder and Principal of Value Based, Inc - a company that helps businesses build and develop their own sales organizations – joins [...]

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March 20th, 2013

By Ev in: Podcast

Two Things You Have to Know Before You Hire Your Next Salesperson

Are salespeople born, or are they developed? This is the million dollar question, and on this week’s podcast, Hiring Salespeople – Part I, we find out that they’re born! How should this affect how managers and executives approach hiring salespeople? Pareto’s Principle is entirely applicable to most sales organizations where 80 percent of the revenue [...]

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March 14th, 2013

By Ev in: Hiring Perspectives, Interviewing, Screening Candidates

Affordable Pre-Employment Testing Options for Small Business

On Monday’s podcast on Pre-Employment Testing for Small Business, we talked with Dr. Jesse Llobet, Industrial Psychologist and President of Psymetrics, who explained that small businesses should start using pre-employment testing for the following reasons: Research proves that pre-employment assessments tend to be three to four times more predictive (of how well a candidate will perform on [...]

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