Want To Increase Recruitment And Retention Of Latinas? Avoid These Three Mistakes

Want To Increase Recruitment And Retention Of Latinas? Avoid These Three Mistakes

Shutterstock Jenny was a 24-year-old Air Force pilot who used to work in the accounting section of an interior design organization. One day, she realized another team was going through some difficult times. She kindly offered to help. Surprisingly, she received this response in an email from her boss: “Number crunchers lack leadership skills.” Seriously? Jenny, a determined Latina if there ever was one, decided to write to her boss’ boss (let’s call him John) explaining how she could help her colleagues. She included her resume, which showed over a decade…

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The Five Hiring Mistakes That Taught Me How To Recruit

The Five Hiring Mistakes That Taught Me How To Recruit

I learned to recruit employees by doing it at a rapid pace in two companies. In the first company I recruited hundreds of newcomers and in the second company, I recruited thousands more. When you interview and hire huge numbers of people, you are going to make hiring mistakes. Here are five of my worst hiring mistakes — the ones that taught me how to recruit! Barney We will call my first unfortunate hire Barney. Barney applied for a job in our IT department. I was not going to be…

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TOP FIVE JOB-HUNTING MISTAKES TO AVOID

TOP FIVE JOB-HUNTING MISTAKES TO AVOID

Searching for a new job can often be a daunting prospect. It is, therefore, essential to maintain a positive outlook and, most importantly, to learn from your mistakes. Below are five common mistakes to avoid: • Taking rejection personally – It is very rare that you will be offered the first job that you are being interviewed for. The GCC is an incredibly competitive job market, so it is important to realise that rejection is just part of the search process. Learn from each interview and use it to make…

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