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How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Candidate

Posted by Dr. Zivit Inbar on 6 December 2016

In Dr. Zivit Inbar’s previous blog, she described the recruitment process as being based on four major principles: culture based recruitment, workforce planning, transactional activities and candidate selection. Zivit also mentioned that many start-ups fail because they duplicate the recruitment principles of big corporations and focus their time and efforts on the transactional part of the recruitment process, which should actually only take about 5% of the recruitment time for start-ups. The main focus (around 80% of the process) should be on the selection process.

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Topics: Recruitment, Start-Up Culture

Culture First, Skills Second: Recruitment For Long-Term Success

Posted by Dr. Zivit Inbar on 1 November 2016

When I meet with fast growing start-ups, they often say: 'we need help in writing position descriptions, working with recruiters, sorting resumes.' This is exactly why recruitment fails. With this approach, it is most likely that these start-ups will end up recruiting the wrong people. They may get the headcount number right, but consequences for the culture and teamwork will eventually impact company performance.

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Topics: Skills, HR Values, Recruitment, culture, Workforce planning, Start-Up Culture, People Management, headcount, Talent Retention, Recruitment plan

Everything You Need To Know About Start-Up Culture

Posted by Dr. Zivit Inbar on 4 October 2016

This week’s guest post is the first in Dr Zivit Inbar’s series about culture, recruitment and ethics for start-ups and SMEs. This post focuses on the often overlooked but crucially important topic of culture in start-ups. Of course, everything that applies to building great culture in start-ups also applies across the board in all organisations, so what follows is relevant to all readers.  This post outlines 5 ‘types’ of culture that can materialise (either by choice or by circumstance) in a start-up, as well as the pitfalls related to each of them. Also included is a free White Paper that outlines 6 steps to building a great culture in a start-up (and ultimately in any business).

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Topics: culture, Start-Up Culture, Cultural complexity

Leading HR Expertise: Culture, Recruitment and Ethics Blog Series For Start-Ups and SMEs

Posted by Dr. Zivit Inbar on 1 September 2016

We are excited to announce an upcoming series of guest posts by one of our first ever Subscribe-HR customers! Over the next few months Dr. Zivit Inbarpeople and performance expert in the field of technology VC’s and start-ups, will be sharing her expertise with us in a series of 3 guest posts about culture, recruitment and corporate ethics.

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Topics: Recruitment, culture, Ethics

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