Recruiting

  • Don't let summer slow down your job hunt

    Job seekers often fall victim to the misconception that companies don't hire during the dog days. There are several reasons to turn up the heat on your job search.

    By Anne Fisher, contributor

    FORTUNE -- Dear Annie: Please settle an argument. A close friend of mine who has been job hunting for the past six months or so is talking about taking July and August "off," on the theory that employers don't hire MORE

    Jun 23, 2011 12:55 PM ET
  • Is it better to hire for cultural fit over experience?

    The ideal candidate may become a disaster if he doesn't fit company culture, but how do you screen for something as nebulous as cultural fit? By Ethan Rouen

    Apr 28, 2011 9:44 AM ET
  • The rise of the hired gun C-suite

    Why hire a full-time executive when you can just rent one? More and more companies are turning to interim execs to fill gaps in leadership and expertise.

    By Stephenie Overman, contributor

    FORTUNE -- They ride into town, close down a division or oversee an acquisition, then move on. Just don't call them temps.

    Interim executives, according to those in the field, are professional problem solvers who "make something happen," says Robert M. MORE

    Apr 15, 2011 10:02 AM ET
  • What to do when your star employees quit

    The day your best employee comes in with the news that they're moving on is the day you start recruiting them again. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

    By Hank Gilman, deputy managing editor

    While you might have a bigger paycheck and you might have a special feeling inside now that you have a staff of your own, the gripes, hiring, and firing responsibilities are also all yours. Welcome MORE

    Mar 9, 2011 10:18 AM ET
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