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Hiring and Keeping the Best People by Harvard Business School Press

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2

Beyond the Hiring Basics

Details You Need to Know

Key Topics Covered in This Chapter

  • Recruiting online
  • Deciding when to use a professional recruiter
  • Using the “case” interview technique
  • Identifying “embedded personal interests” in order to evaluate candidates
  • The importance of organizational culture in matching people to jobs
  • The pros and cons of psychological testing for candidates

THE PREVIOUS CHAPTER described several key steps in the hiring process. This chapter will dig more deeply into three of those steps: recruiting, interviewing, and evaluating candidates. In further exploring the recruiting step, we will examine the recruiting opportunities offered by the Internet and by professional search firms. We will next examine the application ...

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