The Professionals’ Choice for Real Estate Jobs

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NYT’s The Upshot reports a new wave of start-ups — including Gild, Entelo, Textio, Doxa and GapJumpers — is trying various ways to automate hiring. Even established headhunting firms like Korn/Ferry are incorporating algorithms into their process. Doxa, a new service, plans to match candidates with tech companies and even specific teams and managers. Data from anonymous employee surveys include skills, values and compatibility- what time employees arrive and leave, how many hours a week they spend in meetings, what percentage work nights and weekends, and whether a team has more solo work or collaboration. Lauren Rivera, who studies hiring for Northwestern Kellogg School of Management, says “A cultural fit is an individual whose work-related values and style of work support the business strategy.” They recommend companies ask the same questions of every candidate and assign tasks that simulate on-the-job work — and rely on data. I always say, “You can buy brilliance, you can buy talent. But you can’t buy caring. It differentiates those who are excellent.” What’s your company’s corporate culture?

Susan Phillips, CEO SelectLeaders
July 22, 2015

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