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Why corporate recruitment doesn’t work and how to outsmart the system

Like often, to make one step forward, we need to start from a step back. This step bring us to a period in time where corporate vacancies were filled through CV screening. We are in a time where Internet does exist but is still not claiming a crucial role in all the moments of our existence. Job vacancy are posted on the press and applications are made by courier. It’s a time where job application is
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Hire evangelists don’t hire stars

You have a vacancy in your team. A clear job description. If the company is quite advanced in talent management, you also have a psychological profile of the ideal candidate. If not, you have your gut feeling. Now you have the option of the standard process. Posting the job and screen out of hundreds of CVs to identify the 3-4 candidates who match closer the requirements. You will have the interview
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The fall of CV and the rise of attitude recruitment

CV is dead. Yes, you studied at a top school. Sure, you’ve worked for top companies. Sad news: you’re not alone. So simple. So real. CV is dead. When we first thought about GOGODAVE we made a simple test. We took ten corporate job postings. Different industries, different countries, different functions. We then invented Dave; a business professional with a top MBA degree and 10 years of experience in blue
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Company Culture Insights

Let’s admit it. It is very difficult to judge a company culture from outside. The product can turn you on. However, what about the processes to bring it alive? Are they really in line with your working mentality? John cannot stand the thorough approval processes, strict compliance, tests and retests before going to market. The only way to succeed is being available to consumers and learn from their
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Comets and Stars: Talent and company culture

Are you a star at work? One of the few who always have the right answer to give to top management during the meeting? The colleague everybody asks for advice? High performances and outstanding results sound a fair description of your career to date? If you could answer yes to the above inquiries, there is a more challenging question ahead: how much of this success is due to your talent and how much
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