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AS A BUSINESS OWNER OR MANAGER, YOU KNOW THAT HIRING THE WRONG PERSON IS THE MOST COSTLY MISTAKE YOU CAN MAKE.
— Brian Tracy

Your business depends on having the right people doing the right jobs. As the job market gets more competitive and companies increasingly vie with each other to attract the best talent, they run the risk of hiring too quickly—too rashly—and ending up with the wrong people. Fortunately, the pages of ExecuTeam HR Insights are full of information about how to avoid this mistake.

In this edition’s feature article, “The Best Candidates Aren’t Always the Ones with the Best Degrees,” Ira S. Wolfe presents a cautionary tale about the dangers of not looking closely enough at candidates’ actual skills.

Thanks to technological innovations, more and more companies are able to put telecommuters on their payrolls. But, as Ashley Wilson explains in “How to Hire Remote Employees,” they need to take certain steps to be sure that they’re making good hires.

In “Realistic Job Previews: 5 Questions Recruiters Should Ask” Sharlyn Lauby discusses one hiring strategy that, if properly implemented, can pay off big for companies and candidates alike.

Companies that want to make good hires can’t have hostile work environments, so hiring managers should pay attention to the advice Jessica Miller-Merrell offers in “How HR Can Decrease Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.”

Continue reading this month’s issue of HR Insights Magazine.

Does your organization have a plan to meet its staffing needs in the near and long-term future? Whether you know that you need to reevaluate your hiring strategy or are just starting to think about this subject, ExecuTeam can help you figure out what you need to do to get to where you want to go!

 

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