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I have been told to look for the following traits/competencies when interviewing job applicants:
Which particular questions should we ask?
—Hiring for Attitude, recruitment specialist, Milan, Italy
A CareerBuilder survey found that 20 percent of employers plan to actively recruit U.S. veterans over the next 12 months while a separate survey by Monster.com found that 69 percent of firms found that veterans perform their job functions 'much better' than non-veterans.
Face long odds in finding employment; have trouble translating their experience into work skills.Read More
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There is 'so much information that's available out there' that the employer has to filter out the information to be sure it does not learn about issues it should not know about, such as religion and politics, panel contends.Read More
What steps do we take to develop an effective executive-selection process?
—Changes at the Top, Director of Staffing and Selection, St. Louis
The tool focuses on three federal tax incentive programs: the Work Opportunity Credit, which can provide a maximum $2,400 tax credit; the Disabled Access Credit, which helps small businesses defray the cost of providing special equipment; and the Architectural Barrier Removal Tax Deduction, which provides a deduction of up to $15,000 for the removal of architectural and transportation barriers to persons with disabilities and senior citizens.Read More
Success is the bottom line, but before the first call, experts say look at a candidate's appearance and pay attention to your initial reaction. Once they're on the team, train, train and train some more.Read More
Despite the favorable job market, some new doctors are unhappy about their choice of profession. The survey found that 28 percent said they would select another field if they had to do their education over again.Read More