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The top 5%

In every field, extraordinary benefits go to those seen as being in the top five percent. One out of twenty. Sure, the biggest prizes go to the once-in-a-generation superstar. But that’s largely out of reach. It turns out, though, that if you’re
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The Silent Killer of Founder Owned Businesses

“In the entrepreneurial world we have a silent killer. We don’t talk about it very much, but it can put an end to a lifetime of hard work and planning. We owners take all of the risks and sometimes withering criticism and we start a business because
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Decent work

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh VyasRecommended by: business-standardThe International Labour Organisation (ILO) released its first Asia-Pacific Employment and Social Outlook last Friday. The report presents a rather grim picture of the
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The Candidates Are in Control: The New Age of Infinite Recruitment Marketing

SourceCon Atlanta delivered great insights into the changing nature of our industry. If you missed it, you should know that one of the underlying themes was “recruitment marketing is coming.” We are living in a time of unprecedented job advertising
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The Top 18 Articles of 2018 – #2 Sourcing With Style – Creating Memorable Content

In the era of videos, emojis, and gifs, the written word is still a powerful way to share our thoughts, stories or how we learn. We have used stories for generations to pass on knowledge to others. It is still...
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Go find a ladder

While it might be fun (or appear expedient, or brave, or heroic) to try to scale a cliff with no tools, it turns out that ladders are a more effective way to level up. When it’s time to drive a nail, a hammer is a lot more useful than a rock. Even
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You Are Destroying Recruiting

This is the sense I get when reading so many articles or LinkedIn posts. Recruiters, especially new ones, are evil. They are lower than car salespeople, worse than the political campaign calls and just a wee bit better than the...
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Why CRM Projects Fail and How to Make Them More Successful

Use them to improve the sales process, not just evaluate it.