Archive for: February 2015

The Talent Myth

Graham Winfrey,  a staff writer at Inc. recently wrote an article titled, “Malcolm Gladwell on Why You Shouldn’t Hire for Talent”. In the article Graham quoted Gladwell as saying: “It’s an incredibly narrow definition of what you think is advantageous in your work force,”  and “IQ is totally important, but there was...

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The Interview Process – Mistakes to Avoid

The Interview Process: Mistakes to Avoid - Summit Search Group - Staffing Specialists Calgary

As a hiring manager, it’s essential that you find the right fit for the position you’re trying to fill. While wading through thousands of candidates can be a tedious and time-consuming process, it’s important that your company finds people that will help you build your brand, become more efficient,...

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How Contract Positions Can Be a Career Booster

While there is always pressure to secure a full-time position with benefits, most people don’t realize the value of temporary, or contract, positions. In fact, a consistent history of temporary work can be comparable to full time experience in the eyes of many senior hiring managers. Contract positions can...

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