How to hire a finance manager

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Learn how to hire a finance manager based on common behavioral traits for the role, and find the ideal finance manager for your organization.

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How to hire an accounts receivable specialist

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Learn how to hire the perfect accounts receivable specialist with example job descriptions and interview questions.

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How team leadership skills enable performance—and retention

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Leadership at all levels is a core tenet of talent optimization. As you navigate a wild labor market, the leadership skills you seek will evolve, too.

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Candidate selection: Improve hiring with 9 steps

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Looking to fill an open position? By following our 9 steps, you can improve your candidate selection process and find the perfect employee.

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How to improve your soft skills

7 min read

Employers consider soft skills one of a candidate’s most valuable assets. Learn what they are and how to improve them, using four easy steps.

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How to create the ideal candidate profile

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Not finding the kind of candidates you’re looking for? You might need a candidate profile to boost your hiring. A candidate profile is a description of the skills, personality traits, and qualifications required for an open job position. Candidate profiles also include the tasks, objectives, and desired outcomes associated with the job. Here’s what we’ll…

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Cognitive function testing: What is it?

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It’s important that cognitive function tests be used responsibly, regardless of the context, and in conjunction with other tools. Like a writing exercise, or a general aptitude test, these can provide additional data points that help with hiring decisions, or in ensuring job fit. But cognitive function testing should never be the sole factor in a selection process.

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Understanding your Predictive Index score

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A lot goes into the PI Behavioral and Cognitive Assessments. Learn what makes for a “good” set of Predictive Index scores.

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A fail-proof process for hiring salespeople

10 min read

Hiring good people is tricky. Hiring good salespeople is even trickier. That’s because sales professionals spend the day being interviewed by prospects and customers. Sales reps are professionally trained interviewers. They know what to say and how to say it to capture your attention.  After interviewing over 3,000 sales professionals for a variety of roles,…

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How to conduct a one-on-one interview: advantages, questions to ask, and traits to look for

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Learn how to conduct a successful one-one-one interview, ask strong interview questions, and find the right behavioral traits for the role.

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Strategic interview questions that actually help you hire

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How do you use strategic interview questions to make better hires? Adjust your questions based on the role and the candidate, to get them speaking critically—and going off-script.

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How to attract candidates by Reference Profile

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You know certain behaviors will thrive in an open position. How do you attract the right people? Go by Reference Profile, and advertise accordingly.

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How to be a good interviewer: Best tips

10 min read

Learn how to be a good interviewer with these tips and sample questions. Hone your skills, reduce biases, and set candidates up for success.

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Pre-employment testing: The pros, cons, and how to use personality tests when hiring

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As pre-employment testing grows in popularity, here are some tips on how to use these assessment tools effectively and responsibly.

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6 recruiting metrics your organization can (and should) be tracking

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When looking to hire great talent, it helps to take a data-driven approach. Here are six recruiting metrics worth tracking.

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