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Use Insight, Not Guesswork, to Hire the Top-Third – Part 2

In part 1 of this series, I suggested that in order to increase interviewing accuracy beyond the 65% standard of behavioral interviewing, you needed to first ask this question when opening up a new job requisition

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Using Metrics to Achieve Win-Win Hiring Outcomes

Win-Win Hiring means that after the first year both the hiring manager and the person hired still agree it was the right decision with no regrets.

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Use the BEST Test to Assess “Bias for Action”

A recent post on CNBC indicated that Amazon’s Jeff Bezos’ is “obsessed” with a bias for action decision-making style. To see if you, those you know and those you might hire possess this critical trait, answer these questions using this 1-5 scale before reading further.

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How to Determine Work Quality and Intrinsic Motivation in a First Interview

One of the factors in our Recruiter Competency Model is the ability to be able to assess technical competency and intrinsic motivation in a one-hour interview. In an earlier post someone commented that this was not possible. I begged to differ and offered this advice:

Here are some of the live and forward-looking metrics I’d use to achieve a Win-Win Hiring goal using SmartRecruiters’ Net Hiring Score as a target: