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Great Interviewing Does Not Equal Great Hiring

Great Interviewing Does Not Equal Great Hiring

We think interviewing is important and have a strong system to get it right. Despite this, we emphatically say that great interviewing does not equal great hiring.  LinkedIn Talent Solutions wrote me and said great interviewing=great placement and gave me a link to good questions.  We smile as prove each day that great interviewing ≠ great […]

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China Bad Hire Costs – Let’s Show Caution

China Bad Hire Costs – Let’s Show Caution

China bad hire costs cannot always be fully calculated. Good hire benefits have the same issues. Some people at Career Builder put together some numbers 3 years ago indicating a bad hire costs more than 300,000 RMB in China. I think we all can nod our head and say, “Yes, more than 300,000.” It is not […]

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Confucianism, Daoism and Hiring Someone in China

Confucianism, Daoism and Hiring Someone in China

Confucianism, Daoism and hiring someone in China are not usually topics to put together.  However, knowing the cultural backdrop for hiring in China is certainly valuable. Let’s look together and consider.   The other Confucianist, Daoist countries after China are Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, Japan, Singapore, and Vietnam. They all have their own flavor, but […]

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Hire Talent Over Experience – Like Mark Zuckerberg

Hire Talent Over Experience – Like Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg says hire talent over experience. I want to talk more about that. I generally say that we need character first and talent next. However, I have been hiring talent over experience for a long time, so I should speak to that as well.  More than a decade ago, I built a business in China […]

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