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Save Time with a 21-Point Resume Red Flag Checklist

Posted by Kelsey Mayfield on Sep 6, 2018 2:54:36 PM
9 min read

When you’re looking to hire, the last thing you want to do is take time out of your busy schedule to pour over resumes. You’re short-handed as it is, and if the applicant ends up not being a good fit you feel like you’ve wasted your time on the entire application process.

One way to help get around this is to create a resume red flag checklist. It’s tough to know if someone is a good employee without meeting them, but you can make some safe assumptions based on how many red flag triggers you get from your checklist.

If a resume triggers enough red flags, you won’t even need to read what’s on the page because you’ll know immediately that this person is not a good applicant.

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Topics: Business, HR

17 Interview Questions That Give You Better Job Applicant Insights

Posted by Kelsey Mayfield on May 19, 2018 3:00:00 PM
7 min read Intermediate

When it comes to job interviews, the questions you ask can make a world of difference in the information you get. Even changing up one little word can get you a totally different answer.

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Topics: Business, HR

4 Personality Traits of the Best Hires

Posted by Kelsey Mayfield on Apr 20, 2018 3:00:00 PM
7 min read

Earlier we went over the top four personality traits of bad hires to be on the lookout for. Now it's time to round that out with the top four personality traits you absolutely want your next hire to have.

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Topics: Business, HR

Beware: 4 Personality Traits of Bad Hires

Posted by Kelsey Mayfield on Apr 13, 2018 3:00:00 PM
8 min read

Hiring bad employees is costly for businesses, in more ways than one. They can have a major impact on productivity, employee morale, and even your wallet.

CareerBuilder sponsored a national study and discovered something shocking--on average the cost of hiring one bad employee for businesses with 500 or fewer employees is $11,000.

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Topics: Business, HR