Talent Examples to Help You Identify Great Candidates

Finding good talent is great, but finding the right talent is better. Look out for these talent examples when looking for the perfect hire.

Everybody is talented in their own special way. Some people can paint colorful portraits, while others can sing beautifully. Some can even do both while standing on their heads! But will these talent examples help employees be successful in their roles? Probably not! While these kinds of talents are all quite impressive, they shouldn’t be […]

20 Perfect Peer Interview Questions to Identify Great Talent

Peer interview questions help find great talent that helps build company culture.

Hiring the perfect candidate for a role is a lot like solving a puzzle. There are many pieces that might seem like a good fit, but is it a match when looking at the big picture? Just because a candidate seems to have the right qualifications doesn’t mean they will mesh with your company culture […]

Why Strong Communicators Are Key To Your Company’s Success

Odds are you’ve heard the phrase, “Communication is key”, whether it pertained to your work life, a relationship, or a friendship. While having advanced communication skills is crucial to personal and professional growth, it goes much deeper than just “being able to talk to people”. As an employee, having strong communications skills can go as […]

How Hiring Learning Agile Employees Can Transform Your Company

“The illiterate of the 21st Century are not those who cannot read and write but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn.” – Alvin Toffler When it comes to what learning agility actually is, Toffler’s quote nicely sums it up – learning agile individuals are enthusiastic about gaining knowledge and aren’t closed-minded. They realize that […]

What Makes a Sales or Customer Service Employee Great?

We’ve all been there – hiring a promising candidate that impresses in the interview, but then underperforms once hired. For Sales and Customer Service roles, this scenario can negatively impact revenue, profitability, and more importantly, customer relationships. The good news? It can be avoided! Hiring a successful Sales or Customer Service employee isn’t as hard […]

What Does It Take to Be a Strong Remote Worker?

For the past few decades, we’ve focused on hiring employees that can thrive in an office setting, run to (and from) multiple meetings a day, and work face-to-face with customers and colleagues. Now, it’s become quite clear that the new normal will be working remotely, whether it is full-time or part-time. Going forward, we must […]

Emotional Intelligence: Is it worth the hype?

You may have started seeing the term “Emotional Intelligence” become more and more popular in discussions involving the workplace, and there’s a good reason why.  Emotional Intelligence (EI), also known as Emotional Quotient (EQ), refers to a person’s ability to perceive, understand, facilitate, and regulate the emotions of themselves and others.  When recruiting a new hire, HR […]