How to Balance Cultural Fit with Diversity

Hire for cultural fit, but make sure there’s room for diversity. Why? Because with a strong company culture, employees are happier and more productive and diverse teams outperform less diverse teams by an average of 35%. Any company can benefit from a fresh perspective. Businesses with diverse workforces thrive because of their multiple vantages on any given project. If every employee thought the same way, there would be no room for innovation.

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Cultural Fit, diversity hiring

3 Steps for Hiring Managers with Emotional Intelligence

As more studies reveal the benefits of emotional intelligence in the workplace, companies are beginning to take notice, and the myth of IQ leading the way is coming undone. For example, 58% of job performance is based on a person’s EQ, and 70% of the time, those with mid-level IQ outperform those with the highest IQs.

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Hiring, Workplace, Cultural Fit

3 Ways to Gain a Competitive Edge in Hiring

 

About half of the companies polled in this year’s PayScale Compensation Best Practices Annual Report are having a difficult time filling skilled positions. Popular belief is that these hard-to-fill positions are strictly in the IT field –not so. CareerBuilder found that management, healthcare and maintenance and repair workers are also proving very hard to come by lately. When we consider how broad even just the category of management can be, it reveals a much bigger problem.

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Recruiting, Company Culture, Hiring, Competitors, Talent Forecasting, Competitive Advantage, Candidate Experience, Cultural Fit

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