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Use These 3 Interview Essentials & Land That Dream Leadership Job!

In A-Level Talent, Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Leadership by Barbara Ashton

Moving Your Interview Status Up From Simply Qualified to A-list  Your goal in an interview is to promote your best self, ensuring that you are seen as the strongest candidate in terms of values, culture, competency and motive. When you are interviewing with a search firm, the very least you want to be achieving is to get on the “someone we will be looking at for other …

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How to Hire for Motivation AND Competence

In Recruiters by Barbara Ashton

Let’s be honest, every manager/owner/supervisor has made the mistake of hiring someone purely because of their motivation at some point or another. Although this seems like a great idea at the time, it isn’t long before their motivation starts to fade and there is no real substance behind it. For this reason, it is important to not only hire for …

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5 Steps to Creating Values Based Culture

In Recruiters by Barbara Ashton

Originally published on LinkedIn Dec 21, 2015 Everybody knows the importance of creating values based culture for building engagement and maximizing worker productivity. Yet the question we get asked most often is this: How does one incorporate these values into a sustainable culture, one that enables us to succeed in business today, and tomorrow? Click on this short Powerpoint presentation to learn about: The …

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Hiring for Attitude -Training for High Performance!

In Employers, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Improving Productivity, Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiters by Barbara Ashton

People who don’t fly right, ie., fit your culture and values, fail to adapt, don’t (or won’t) learn, and therefore can’t form the kind of positive relationships that build morale, productivity and culture. If these people exist on your team, the essentials of hiring for attitude may have been grossly overlooked in your hiring process. You’re not alone. Close to 90% of new hires fail …

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Master These 5 Techniques to Ace Your Next Job Interview.

In Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

Congratulations. You researched the career well enough that you developed your resume to suit the job posting. You’ve crafted a winning cover letter, or at least it got you in ahead of the competition. And so far you’ve done everything right because now you’ve been invited to the interview. Now you’re feeling the pressure of being put in the hot seat … no paper, no email, no cover letter …

Completely Fed Up With High Turnover? 5 Onboarding Tips Guaranteed to Turn Things Around.

In Employer Branding, Employers, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Improving Productivity, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Okanagan Headhunter, onboarding, Performance Benchmarks, Progressive Recruiting Processes, Reducing Turnover, Retention Strategies, Team building by Barbara Ashton

Not convinced you need an onboarding strategy? Sit down with your hiring managers and ask yourselves two simple questions … A: How long does it take for you to know when a new employee is going to be a long-term productive member of your team? B: How long does it take for a new employee to exhibit the values and …

No Getting Found on LinkedIn? 5 Career Limiting Mistakes You Can Easily Fix.

In Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, LinkedIn, LinkedIn Job Search by Barbara Ashton

With over 380 million users, it’s no secret that LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. There is no other network like it offering you unbelievable opportunities to meet thousands of people on a daily basis, many of them key professional contacts that you would never have the opportunity to even know existed before. So, whether you’re setting out on a bold new job search, or simply …