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How Many Interviews Should You Conduct?
There is a fine balance of getting the information you need but not taking too long to make your hiring decisions. Robin reviews key parameters to help you determine the right number for you.
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Hiring Someone You Know: Recognize the Advantages and Pitfalls
Finding candidates from within your established network is a great way to get talent, but understand the advantages and pitfalls when making your hiring decision.
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Tapping into your personal and professional networks is a great way to find good candidates for positions in your organization, but there are pitfalls around that. So, in this video I’m going to be talking about the benefits and the challenges of hiring or promoting someone that you know. One of the most obvious advantages to considering a person that you know is that you’ve had direct experience with them. You understand more about their strengths and their work style, their quirks even. You understand about their work ethic and integrity. If you’re considering this person those things must have gone well and you have a higher trust and confidence about them. Those are perfectly acceptable and beneficial aspects to your decision making. But, I want to caution you because that kind of knowledge can also be a tremendous liability when you’re going to your selection process, and I’ll tell you why.