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Do You Have a Hiring System?

Most businesses hire out of short term desperation, and pay a long term price. How much time went into your last bad hiring decision – compared to how much energy you’ve spent dealing with it?

Great hiring is the result of having a great hiring system – a set of systems actually. But there are some simple things you can do today to start moving in the right direction:

The Interview Is The Last Place You’ll Find A Great Employee – EMyth Business Coaching Blog

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Awesome Social Media Facts and Statistics for 2013

#LinkedIn is the most popular for older users

LinkedIn is the network of choice for most knowledge workers and #professionals. It is maybe the most conservative of the social networks due to the fact it is all about #business. It is becoming more social as it has realized that this will enhance its user penetration and attractiveness.

The latest statistics show it having 7% of its users over 55 and 14% in the 45 to 54 age range.

Social media continues to embed itself in our personal and business lives. What are the latest social media facts and statistics that may surprise you?

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Tim O’Reilly How I Failed

A company needs business discipline, identifying #strategicgoals, then investing and hiring to achieve those goals, just as much as it needs product, #marketing, sales, financial, and employee cultivation discipline. While our ideals are what define us, combining those ideals with a results-oriented business culture is how we have continued to thrive.

When you start out as an entrepreneur, it’s just you and your idea, or you and your co-founder’s and your idea. Then you add customers, and they shape and mold you and that idea until you achieve the fabled “product-market fit.” If you are lucky and diligent, you achieve that fit more than once, reinventing yourself with multiple products and multiple customer segments.

How I failed – O’Reilly Radar

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5 Killer “Hacks” for Networking at Events

When it comes to developing powerful relationships, #socialmedia is still no substitute for old-fashioned, face-to-face #networking.

In-person networking is simply one of the best activities you can engage in for your #career   or your #business, hands down.

Social media is hot. Everyone is talking about Facebook, Twitter, and every other social media site under the sun. These are great tools for building and maintaining relationships. But they aren’t everything. When it comes to developing powerful relationships, social media is still no substitute

“Hacks” for Networking at Events

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