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7 Traits of Quota-Crushing Sales Pros

In this article from bnet.com, Tom Searcy proposes the idea that the top sales quota “crushers” are both abnormal and dysfunctional and that’s exactly who you do want on your team!  Here is what he has to say about their traits: They have no time for anything that is not their deal. They are laser-focused […]

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I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me…Handling a Micromanaging Boss

In an article originally published on fins.com, Kelly Eggers found some interesting (but maybe not surprising) statistics: 68% of respondents in an informal survey stated they would turn down a dream job if it meant working for a micromanager. Almost 80% of 200 respondents reported being micromanaged at some point in their work history in […]

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5 Tips For Better Interviewing

5 Steps to Become a Better Interviewer As discussed by blogger Ben atRecruitingBlogs.com there are some things we can do as recruiters and HR professionals to be sure we are using all the tools available to us to make decisions about candidates we interview. 1.  Do you want a candidate who is good at doing the […]

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Collaborate for Greater Success

“Collaboration Is a Team Sport, and You Need to Warm Up” As discussed by Adam Richardson in the Harvard Business Review, collaboration is a vital factor for a successful workplace, but also something that must grow over time.  It is necessary to lay the groundwork for your team to collaborate and then respect the process […]

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Good vs. Great – Which Recruiter Are You?

Tips from ERE.net and Kevin Wheeler on Recruiters Going from Good to Great! by Kevin Wheeler, excerpted from ERE.net Now that the economy is improving a bit, we recruiters can strengthen our core competencies by honing the skills that set us apart. Here are a few fundamentals that great recruiters focus on: Trait 1: Great […]

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