How to Hire a Winning Team

September 25, 2015

Hiring blogThere’s no denying that companies want the best and brightest working for them — but in an increasingly competitive world, the fight for top candidates only continues to grow (check out just a few of Google’s perks aimed at attracting and retaining talent).

Regardless of whether you’re a giant tech company or a small business, how can you make sure you’re winning over the right candidates?

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We’ve chosen four of our favorite decks from our #Hiring September Upload Campaign, including those from Inbound, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Glassdoor, and career expert J.T. O’Donnell:

Hiring a Badass, Not a Sadass

In this deck presented at Inbound 2015, CEO Keenan shares his insights about finding the right fit for your company. Among them? Expertise doesn’t matter as much — it’s about what they can do; it matters how your candidates define success; and it’s important you hear their story.

Leveraging Your Employer Brand

Job review site Glassdoor says that to get the best talent, you need to first make sure your brand is up to par (after all, 69% of those surveyed said they wouldn’t take a job with a company that has a bad reputation — even if unemployed!). Below are the steps you need to take to ensure candidates have a positive view of your company:

The Importance of Values

Blackstone Chairman CEO Stephen Schwarzman shared 8 lessons on hiring and management at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Among them? “When you’re hiring, don’t settle” and “Articulate the core values of your business.” View the rest here:

Recruiting 2.0 Is Here

If you’re a large company, listen up. Career expert and CareerHMO CEO J.T. O’Donnell shares the 3 things large companies need to know about recruiting now.

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