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Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts for 2014

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Were there times this year when you simply didn’t stalk our blog as much as you meant to?  We get it.  We’ve been there.   But never fear!  We’ve rounded up the 10 most popular Decision Toolbox blogs from this year.   Go get yourself a refill on that coffee, sit back, relax, and enjoy!

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#10:  Want More From Your Team? Forget Weaknesses & Focus on Strengths

When there is corporate focus on strengths, employee performance is higher, and when performance is high, customer satisfaction and company profits follow.


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#9:  Secret Weapon in the War for Talent: Positive Candidate Experience (Blog Series)

Here are some suggestions for creating a positive candidate experience, which can help you attract good talent and bolster your company’s reputation.


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#8:  Meaningfulness at Work: A Personal Journey

The road to finding meaningfulness at work isn’t without a personal side. Decision Toolbox’s Chief Recruitment Officer Nicole Cox shares her journey.


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#7:  Photos and Fun from DT’s 2014 All Staff

Decision Toolbox’s All Staff feels more like a family reunion than an annual meeting, but our 100% virtual team got together to reconnect, get inspired, and gear up for another great year.


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#6:  Passionate Employees: Why You Need Them, How to Find Them

Do you know what to look for when interviewing for passionate employees? Our tips to uncover passion in your next hire and how it will impact your business.


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#5:  Need A-Players? Look Past Experience and Hire for Potential

If you need someone who can excel in your role and help your company drive business success, what you really want is to hire for potential, not experience.


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#4:  Work-Life Balance is Cliché

Finding work-life balance is one of the most abused clichés in business. Conventional corporate structures only allow the illusion of working towards it.


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#3:  Meaningfulness at Work: Find Your Sense of Purpose, Love Your Work

Tips to achieve meaningfulness at work, how to hire passionate people, and how to infuse purpose into the team you already have to improve productivity.


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#2:  Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Ways: 10 Reasons You Still Haven’t Found the Right Person for Your Team (Blog Series)

We’ve seen our share of common recruiting mistakes that can undermine an otherwise strong search. Here we share what NOT to do.


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#1:  Top 10 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid For Recruiters and Candidates (Blog Series)

At Decision Toolbox we leverage social media networking for just about every search, and we’ve discovered some best practices to avoid social media pitfalls.  I’ll share five pieces of advice to avoid social media mistakes for Recruiters. Then  I’ll present five for candidates (hint: whether you’re a recruiter or a candidate, you’ll do well to read both lists . . . )


Everyone loves a good top 10 list.  We hope you enjoyed this one, and for 2015, how about setting a New Year’s Resolution to check in on the DT blog often?   You can even subscribe to our newsletter (look below to sign up) and you’ll get a monthly email to notify you of blogs posted that month (along with some exclusive content you won’t get anywhere else).  Don’t you want to feel in the know? Of course you do.  Thanks for joining us and we look forward to seeing you around in 2015!

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