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3 Interviewing Mistakes Smart Managers Routinely Make

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As a manager, recruiting, interviewing, selecting and hiring talent may be among your most valuable contributions to the organization. Let’s face it: on your own, you can do little. But, working with and through experienced and capable team members, you dramatically magnify what’s possible. As a result, interviewing is a high-leverage skill that effective managers must master. Unfortunately, in many organizations, this mission-critical activity doesn’t receive the attention it deserves. Managers frequently find themselves making swift, pressured decisions just to find a “warm body” to fill an open slot. Others relinquish this vital responsibility to intuition, basing decisions on the …

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The Surprising Benefits of Manager/Employee Interactions

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Leadership IQ released a study called “Optimal Hours with the Boss.” It’s an insightful report based upon research conducted with more than 30,000 executives, managers, and employees in North America. The results understandably made news. The findings are profound: “The median time people spend interacting with their leader is 3 hours. But 3 hours spent per week interacting with one’s leader is not enough. For the 32,410 people in this study, the optimal amount of time to spend interacting with one’s leader is 6 hours.” This is helpful information indeed and a welcome metric for managers who are increasingly looking …

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