Should My Company Hire for Personality and Train for Skills?

January 29th, 2016

In leading organizations that are changing the game in their fields, there is a broad range of business models and strategies. But, a majority of them agree on a common HR principle: Hire for attitude and train for skill. Finding talent with the right technical skill set will probably not be your leading challenge. It […]

Is It Possible to Spot a Lie on a Resume?

September 16th, 2015

Did you know that about one-third of job candidates lie on their resume? It’s true – and it’s backed by industry statistics. One recent study concluded that 34 percent of applicants’ resumes included either outright untruths or lies of omission – gaps or vague information to cover for something they were trying to hide from […]

How to “Demystify” Your Resume

September 9th, 2015

First impressions count. This is not just a cliché. When it comes to the initial impression that you make on a prospective employer, it all rests on your resume. The average hiring manager spends about six seconds on an initial resume review, so you need to make an immediate impact. Make it easy by offering […]

Why You Can’t Find Top Talent

April 17th, 2015

The recession is over – and with the improved economy has come the reentry of top talent into the marketplace. Individuals who may have been hesitant to make a move during times of business uncertainty are now more likely to test the waters. From an employer standpoint, this means competition to fill business-critical positions is […]