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What Companies Can Learn From 'Game of Thrones' When Hiring Their Next Chief Information Officer
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What Companies Can Learn From 'Game of Thrones' When Hiring Their Next Chief Information Officer

As season five has just ended, there are many helpful lessons to learn from 'Game of Thrones' when identifying the ideal type of CIO that fits your organization's needs.
Deepak Singh
7 Questions to Ask When You're Tempted to Hire a Career Switcher
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7 Questions to Ask When You're Tempted to Hire a Career Switcher

When the resume doesn't match the job you have the chance to hire someone who has found their passion, unless they just don't understand what they are getting into.
Don Charlton
How to Hire the Right Person for the Job
Hiring

How to Hire the Right Person for the Job

Hiring is high-stakes. Knowing your own strengths is the key to recognizing the right person.
Mary Kaiser
How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup
Hiring Employees

How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup

Your executive hires are just as important as your co-founders.
Mark Ghermezian
To Improve Your Chances of Getting an Interview, Focus On This Strategy
Ask the Expert

To Improve Your Chances of Getting an Interview, Focus On This Strategy

Our HR expert discusses what resume elements will help lead to an interview, what he looks for in employees and the importance of thank-you notes.
David Ossip
The Licorice Test and Other Unconventional Tips for Hiring
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The Licorice Test and Other Unconventional Tips for Hiring

These approaches will help you build a scrappy team who will argue, push and demand more of those around them.
Mikkel Svane
How to Avoid Startups' Biggest HR Pitfalls
Human Resources

How to Avoid Startups' Biggest HR Pitfalls

There's no exact science for keeping your founding team members around for the long term but there are a few things you can do to increase your chances of being surrounded by those same early employees further down the line.
John Gentry
5 Hiring Tips on Building a Team for Your Technical Product
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5 Hiring Tips on Building a Team for Your Technical Product

Trust and complementary DNA are major assets.
Will Hayes
What Font Should You Use on Your Resume?
Job seekers

What Font Should You Use on Your Resume?

Here's a hint: Times New Roman is not your friend.
Nina Zipkin
Use Referral Bonuses to Find Top Entry-Level Talent
Recruiting

Use Referral Bonuses to Find Top Entry-Level Talent

Bonuses greatly expand recruiting reach by encouraging current employees to recommend candidates who will fit well into the company's culture.
3 Secrets to Finding the Best Freelancer for Your Company
Freelancers

3 Secrets to Finding the Best Freelancer for Your Company

If you've been struggling to find someone with a certain skillset to join your team, it's time to look into hiring a freelancer.
Nathan Resnick
3 Ways to Be Constantly Recruiting Star Talent Through Social Media
Recruiting

3 Ways to Be Constantly Recruiting Star Talent Through Social Media

The search for talent is an integral part of a well-developed social media branding strategy.
Joe Budzienski
Hiring Secrets from the Tech Giants: Your Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Hiring Secrets from the Tech Giants: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Learn why Google is looking beyond degrees from Harvard and Yale on its candidates' resumes.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How to Hire Friends Without Destroying Relationships
The Grind

How to Hire Friends Without Destroying Relationships

By taking some precautions you can maximize the benefit of knowing skilled folk and avoid damaging relationships.
Yair Tygiel