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Don’t Sabotage Your Hiring Process

11/30/2016

Hiring managers and recruiters working with Agile organizations may find that traditional hiring methods can result in the wrong “fit” being hired. As Agile practitioners, both the candidates and the teams are interested in the people and interactions over process in their work so changing the hiring process to look more like the working environment makes sense.


Shifting to Iterative Performance Flow (Agile HR – Q&A Series Part 2)

11/24/2016

In Part 2, Eyholzer answers your questions about performance management in Agile organizations. We recently hosted Agile HR expert Fabiola Eyholzer for our Agile Leadership Webinars. In response to the high interest, Eyholzer is answering an aggregation of the great questions we received from participants during the webinar. 


Candidate Brand Management

11/22/2016

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Gamification of Talent Acquisition (Agile HR – Q&A Series Part 1)

11/17/2016

We recently hosted Agile HR expert Fabiola Eyholzer for our Agile Leadership Webinars. In response to the high interest, Fabiola is answering an aggregation of the great questions we received from participants during the webinar.


In Agile, It’s Not Just Whom You Hire, But When You Hire Them

11/16/2016

In the traditional view of the world, there’s an uncomfortable truth that we try to shy away from. As much as we talk about the people we hire as real people, with real feelings, emotions, goals, and dreams, and try to treat them as the individuals that we all are, at a resourcing level we often think of them as, well, resources. 


Q&A Series: Agile Leadership Webinar «Agile HR | People Operations»

11/10/2016

Agile teams deserve amazing people solutions aligned with their values and principles. That challenges Human Resources to rethink their people approach and become “People Operations” instead.


Use Agile to Hire Agile - Part 2

11/2/2016

When applied correctly, Agile practices transmute value to other areas of our professional and personal lives. The hiring process is no exception. If we study our needs through an Agile lens — people over process — we will understand how we can improve a stale and slow recruiting process. Ultimately, we will be able to use behavioral and cultural consistency to successfully match new people with our existing Agile teams.  


Software Development Career Path - The Agilist Perspective

10/24/2016

For many developers that achieve a senior age, a dilemma rise up: Going deep into a technical path becoming a specialist or choose a management position (which for many may be a challenge or an unpleasant position). When a developer chooses to migrate to another position? how should be the happy way? What skills should I improve in order to be prepared? 


Why Attending an Online Career Fair is a No-Brainer for Employers

10/12/2016

Come join us for the AgileCareers Virtual Career Fair on November 3, 2016 and connect with job seekers. The Virtual Career Fair adds value for hiring companies.


How to Write a Great Personal Statement

10/11/2016

A personal statement, sometimes called a professional profile or career summary, is sort of like your elevator pitch. It should describe your best attributes and accomplishments in a few lines, and basically give the hiring manager a quick look at why your resume is worth their time. 


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