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Month: April 2018

How to Check References

How to Check References

“Reference checks are a standard part of the hiring process in most of the companies” according to Society for Human Resource Management, a global association that represents around 2, 50,000 HR professionals in more than 140 countries. The quality hiring ensures that the companies have near-zero firing rate. For that, reference checks are as prominent as other factors that contribute to the hiring of best candidates. How good references make all the difference? Most companies are limited to asking 1-2…

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Cut the Cost of Hiring a Wrong Candidate

Cut the Cost of Hiring a Wrong Candidate

Hiring a wrong candidate can cost a company in many ways. While it does impact the company financially, it also devastates the existing working culture and work engagement of team members. Issues such as employee disengagement, bad behaviors, and chaotic environment emerge out of a wrong hiring decision. In an interview with Business Insider, Zappo CEO Tony Hsieh said, “One bad hire can lead to a domino effect of more bad hires and decisions costing a company millions.” Hsieh unfolded…

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