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The Hidden Cost of Similarity: How Affinity Bias Undermines Diversity and Innovation

Bias plays a significant role in shaping our decisions, often without our awareness. In the context of hiring, bias frequently leads us to favour candidates who resemble us, whether in terms of appearance, background, interests,  …
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You Can’t Replace Your Sales Team with AI… This isn’t I, Robot

No one can deny the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) throughout the professional world. Heck, you might even know someone looking for work after losing a job due to AI. Is a human even writing  …
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Open Your Doors, Pick Up Your Phones, Offer Your Time to Graduates

As some of you may know, my son Cory just graduated from Indiana University (Go Hoosiers!), and it got me thinking about my own graduation back in 1992: a weak economy, no LinkedIn or professional  …
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The Power of Effective Onboarding

Welcome aboard! It’s an exciting time when a new leader joins your organization. You worked hard to attract and hire them, and you want them to stay, so do not underestimate the profound impact of  …
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Purpose-Driven Leadership: Recruiting for Social Impact and Sustainability

In an era where profitability is no longer the sole indicator of success, a new type of leadership style has emerged: purpose-driven leadership. This type of leadership entails not only the quest for financial gains  …
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Leading with Heart: Hiring Empathetic Leaders

Being a leader goes beyond just calling the shots and making important decisions; it’s about truly understanding, connecting with, and empathizing with the people you work with. Emotional intelligence (EI) is a crucial ingredient in  …
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Are Interviews Worthless? 

Are interviews genuinely worthless? This question resonates with employers frustrated by interviews that feel more like creating a profile on a dating app than a genuine assessment of candidates’ abilities. If you’re nodding along, feeling  …
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Don’t Get Lost! Start Talent Mapping!

Organizations constantly seek ways to gain a competitive edge in today’s dynamic and competitive business landscape. One of the most critical factors in achieving sustainable success is talent – the right people, with the right  …
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TURNINGPOINT EXECUTIVE SEARCH PLACES NEW DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AT JONES LAKE MANAGEMENT

San Diego, 03/2024—TurningPoint Executive Search, a leading local and global executive search firm, is pleased to announce the successful placement of Shara Evans as the Director of Marketing at Jones Lake Management. This strategic placement  …
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Crafting Powerful Job Descriptions: The Art of Attracting Top Talent

You’re sitting at your desk sifting through an endless pile of resumes and all you can think is, “Did anyone actually read the job description!?” I hate to break it to you, but the problem  …
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