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Best Practices for Hiring a Quality Salesperson

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Hiring a salesperson is easy. Hiring a good one is not. There’s often a fairly steep learning curve for new salespeople—even experienced ones—who need to take the time to learn the ins and outs of your product, methods, and culture.

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Topics: Hiring Strategies, Business

How to Hire the Right CIO

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If you need to know one thing about hiring a chief information officer (CIO), this is it: Demand currently outpaces supply. In the U.S., there are currently more open CIO jobs than talented CIOs to fill them, so hiring one can get rather cutthroat.

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Topics: JobFIt, Hiring Strategies, Business

Best Practices When Hiring a CTO

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The CTO, or chief technology officer, is an unusual role. In many companies, there is no need for a CTO. While there is always a certain degree of technology involved in any business (even a sole proprietor needs to use software or mechanical equipment at some point), the role of technology in the business is often handled by the COO or even the CEO, as it’s not close enough to the core of the business to warrant adding another C-level executive to the team.

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Best Practices When Hiring a COO

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The role of COO is a unique one. On one hand, they tackle the everyday operational side of the business that the CEO can’t. On the other hand, it’s often a title used in succession planning, grooming the individual in question to take on the CEO role one day. So it’s both explicitly tied to the CEO … and explicitly separate. No wonder hiring a COO can be confusing.

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Best Practices When Hiring a CMO

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A superstar chief marketing officer (CMO) helps your business runs more smoothly on many fronts, including advertising, sales, customer service, social media, pricing, research, and strategic planning. In fact, other than the CEO, the CMO can add the most value to your organization out of all C-suite hires, according to Forbes magazine.

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Best Practices When Hiring a CFO

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It doesn’t matter whether you’re a dance troupe, pharmaceutical company, marketing agency, or local food co-op: if your financial situation is not in order, your business has a problem. At a smaller scale, this can be managed by the founder/owner/CEO.

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Hiring a CEO - Best Practices for Looking Outside Your Organization for a Chief Executive

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So you need to hire a CEO.

First of all: breathe. You’re probably no stranger to hiring. And all those skills you’ve developed around hiring the right people for the right positions? They’re still 100% valid. You still want to screen your initial applications carefully, conduct phone conversations to make sure you’re on the same page, ask meaningful interview questions, dig skeptically when answers are vague or don’t add up, use assessments where appropriate, and make reasonable offers when it comes to salary.

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Topics: JobFIt, Hiring Strategies, Business

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