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Yves Lermusi

Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux) is CEO & co-founder of Checkster. Mr. Lermusi is a well known public speaker and a Career and Talent industry commentator. He is often quoted in the leading business media worldwide, including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, and Time Magazine. His articles and commentary are published regularly in online publications and business magazines. Mr. Lermusi was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the Recruiting Industry” and his blog has been recognized as the best third party blog.
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5 Talent Acquisition Trends to Know for 2016

By Yves Lermusi

Attracting and securing the talent that’ll move your organization forward is serious business and hardly sounds like anything you’d associate with the word “trendy.” Read more

How To's: 360 Assessment Tools

By Yves Lermusi

For the workplace that wants to take a comprehensive look at employees, managers, and all other staff members, using the right assessment tools, like the 360 assessment tool, is something that should be done. Not only does this tool take a look at individuals in an organization, from all levels, it allows workers to find out how they are doing, based on the feedback of their peers, managers, HR, and other staff members in the organization. So, no matter what kind of feedback you want to receive, the 360 assessment tool is a great way to get the feedback from all levels, and for a number of employees.

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Using 360 Degree Assessment Questions in Your Workplace

By Yves Lermusi

The use of 360 degree assessment questions are a great choice when looking at the entire organization. This type of systematic questioning will look at the employees, employers, subordinates, and employee's peers, from all directions, rather than simply asking one type of question.

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Human Resources Guide to Reference Check Questions

By Yves Lermusi

Verifying job or career sources is time-consuming and regularly discouraging, as many companies, despite latest regulation, do not provide more than schedules of career, wage record and job headline. Secondly, if you're not cautious, each referrals examine can change into a helpful discuss during which you don't acquire the details you need to create an purpose choice about choosing your candidate.

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The Importance of Reference Checks

By Yves Lermusi

If you are applying for a new job, an apartment, or applying for a loan of some kind, the importance of reference checks is much more significant than many applicants might consider. Especially depending on what you are applying for, a poor comment or remark from a reference, can greatly reflect on the individual, and on their ability to hold a job, or to make payments on a loan.

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Executive Reference Check Questions

By Yves Lermusi

After the completion of an interview, debates, discussions and agreements on the top candidates follow. It is also the time when subsequent interviews can be arranged within your executive recruiting software in case the need be, more so if one of the crucial members of the hiring panel has not met the top candidate, thus the need to initiate executive reference check questions.

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What Typical Reference Check Questions Should I Be Ready to Answer?

By Yves Lermusi

What are a few typical reference check questions that job seekers should prepare to answer before they go in for an interview?

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What to Do After Getting a Job Offer After the Reference Check

By Yves Lermusi

Getting a job in today's economy is a tough task, we are in a state where the amount of people looking for a job far exceeds the amount of jobs readily available. As a result companies can be more selective and stringent in their hiring process.

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Doing Reference Checks After Delivering the Job Offer

By Yves Lermusi

An after-job reference check is often misconstrued to be a background check aimed at detecting of past criminal records, drug tests or other personal data verification. It is also not a form of verification of employment such as confirmations of employment dates, salary, past job titles or re-hiring eligibility. A reference check is aimed at checking the opinion of previous colleagues regarding the performance of the prospective job seeker.

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Avoiding the “Usual Suspects” in the Hiring Process

By Yves Lermusi

Many industries have something of a merry-go-round operating in their prospective talent pool—the same people will go from company to company, spending a few years in a position at one firm before moving laterally to a similar position at the next.

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