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May 23, 2015
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter encourages you to sell people on the job and your opportunity when you interview people.   Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a recruiter for more than 40 years. Follow him at the Big Game Hunter, Inc. on LinkedIn for more articles, videos and podcasts than what are...
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter discusses one of the classic mistakes job hunters make.   Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a recruiter for more than 40 years. Follow him at the Big Game Hunter, Inc. on LinkedIn for more articles, videos and podcasts than what are offered here and jobs he...
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter describes the importance of having a thick skin in order to be successful in recruiting.   Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a successful recruiter for more than 40 years. For more videos for third party recruiters, visit www.TheBigGameHunter.us and click the “American Headhunter” tab at the...
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About half of new hires tend to be average to poor performers . . . which suggests the accuracy that goes into decision making is really no better than flipping a coin. Heads you win. Tails you lose. There are many obvious costs to a bad decision to hire someone: The time to create an...
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It is very easy to develop bad habits. I exercise at least four days a week, running more than three miles on a treadmill as part of my routine but often eat too much because I have developed a bad habit. During slow economic times when less hiring is going on, the bad habit that...
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Does Your Company’s HR Function Lead or Fail to Lead? Businessweek carried a terrific column from Jack and Suzy Welsh entitled, “So Many CEO’s Get This Wrong” that describes how HR should function and the mistakes that corporate HR makes. They later re-purposed it for LinkedIn. Responding to a question that points out the HR...
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You Can Learn a Lot About Human Nature By Watching TV As I write this, my son is almost nine and a half and he doesn’t watch a lot of tv. When he does, he watches four shows–“reruns of “Golden Girls,” the old tv series about older women living communally in retirement (he thinks they...
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As I listen to employers talk about phone interviews, I see that firms are over-reaching with what they are attempting to accomplish with this initial telephone call. It seems like so many firms are making judgments about candidates that may leave them exposed to accusations of bias–poor oral communications for a person with a modest...
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Steve Kimball, Director of Recruiting for EMC, told a story in a free special report. ” 100 Job Search Tips from Fortune 500 Recruiters.” “I was the final interviewer for a candidate whom I was looking to hire. He had done extremely well in the process, and the whole team wanted to hire him. When...
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  On this show, Jeff talks about how good thing can happen when you are turned down for a job.   Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter has been a recruiter for more than 40 years. Follow him at the Big Game Hunter, Inc. on LinkedIn for more articles, videos and podcasts than what are...
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