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Lessons to learn from Yahoo's "Resumegate"

Lessons to learn from Yahoo's "Resumegate"

Time sheets and taxes are not my department, but resumes are.

Interviewing candidates at the task level

Interviewing candidates at the task level

I love hand-dirty tasks and can't imagine not working in decks and spreadsheets.

Keep company culture in mind when hiring or recruiting candidates

Keep company culture in mind when hiring or recruiting candidates

A positive culture is a big part of the success of an organization.

Hire a candidate who has a high ROL (Return on Life)

Hire a candidate who has a high ROL (Return on Life)

Imagine that you're about to interview a prospective new hire. You've read their resume, been briefed by HR and are feeling confident that your recruitment team has done their job well. Now, tear up the resume and step away from your desk. It's time to find out what the true value of this candidate is: their "ROL," or "Return on Life."

NRF Big Show closes with advice for CEOs

NRF Big Show closes with advice for CEOs

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A recent internal survey of CEO turnover conducted by executive recruiter Russell Reynolds Associates found that retail CEOs change jobs 30% more frequently than Fortune 1,000 CEOs in general, said Brenda Malloy, managing director and global retail practice leader of Russell Reynolds Associates, at the closing session of the National Retail Federation's 101st Big Show on Jan. 18.

Avoid turnover with training programs and team-building exercises

Avoid turnover with training programs and team-building exercises

AG Salesworks increased staff by 50% in 2011 and plans to hire a comparable amount of new staff in 2012. In these difficult economic times, we're fortunate to work in an industry that continues to experience steady growth.

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