Have you ever hired the wrong person?

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We've all been there. (Photo via Alex E. Proimos, Flickr/Creative Commons)

It can be hard to find a silver lining when a hiring process goes awry. In the latest issue of our human resources newsletter, we try to help you avoid those growing pains.

  • For an organization, the loss of time, money, and energy is huge enough – but there’s often a significant blow to staff morale. Amelia explores ways to design a hiring process that can minimize unfortunate outcomes.
  • Meanwhile, Kara considers one crucial step: making sure we get the best possible applications. What makes a job application successful? You can weigh in here.

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  1. Yovonda Hunter writes:
    October 31, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    Dear Sir/Madam:

    I am looking for an entry level employment fundraising position. I have a vision and passion to help fight global hunger and poverty. Any type of assistance that you can give me will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

    Yovonda Hunter


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