Qualifying Qualifications: What Really Matters in a Candidate

Running a small business requires getting the most out of every candidate. There’s no room for error when hiring a candidate who will fulfill multiple roles and perform a variety of functions. As such, identifying exactly what you’re looking for in a candidate before completing the hiring process can be vital to making the right […]

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Qualified Job Seekers With Little Relevant Work Experience

As hiring manager or employer, going for the ‘under-qualified’ candidate is generally not your first choice. At the same time though, those overqualified job seekers are difficult to work with as well. Ideally you want to find job seekers and candidates that fit into that sweet spot right in the middle: qualified and with adequate […]

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Spark Hire Podcast

Spark Hire Podcast for the Week of December 3

Each week on our sparkCast we tackle important aspects of the hiring process in order to help our human resource professionals out. This week Spark Hire discussed the importance of educational background and work experience. Which one is more important? It’s an age-old debate HR professionals have had and it’s still an ongoing one! We […]

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Educational Background vs. Experience: What is Most Important?

As an employer or hiring manager, there are a lot of things you take into consideration when looking for a new employee. You want to be sure they can get the job done and even surpass your expectations. You want to be sure that they fit in with most of the people that are already […]

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