Eric Gaydos

About the Author

Eric Gaydos is the former Buzz Marketing Manager at The Resumator, a SaaS applicant tracking system and recruiting platform trusted by many of the fastest-growing companies in the world. You can also connect with The Resumator on Twitter at http://twitter.com/theresumator.

Is the World Full of Slackers, or Do I Just Suck at Hiring?

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It’s easy to make hiring decisions, but it’s significantly harder to make good hiring decisions. Suppose a man named Bob interviews with your company. He seems to know his stuff, and he roots for your favorite football team, so you hire him. Unfortunately, it turns out that Bob spends most of his day…

Three Awesome Examples of Great Job Descriptions

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Editor’s Note: Sometimes, readers ask about past TLNT articles they may have missed. That’s why on Fridays we republish a Classic TLNT post some of you have asked about. If your company is struggling to find new talent, is it possible that your job descriptions could be to blame? It’s a question worth asking,…

10 Hiring Secrets of Famous Coaches

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Editor’s Note: Sometimes, readers ask about past TLNT articles they may have missed. That’s why on Fridays we republish a Classic TLNT post some of you have asked about. Tried-and-true recruiting and interviewing tactics are great, as long as they keep on working. But would you know, really, if they weren’t? How can we…

The Anchorman Guide to Building a Recruitment System

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To Our Readers: This week, TLNT is continuing our annual tradition by counting down the 35 most popular posts of this past year. This is No. 18. Our regular content will return Wednesday January 2, 2013. ******************** Ron Burgundy and his merry band of reporters may have their share of dysfunctions – especially Brick – but together they…

10 Hiring Secrets of Famous Coaches

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To Our Readers: This week, TLNT is continuing our annual tradition by counting down the 35 most popular posts of this past year. This is No. 19. Our regular content will return Wednesday January 2, 2013. *********************************** Tried-and-true recruiting and interviewing tactics are great, as long as they keep on working. But would you know, really, if they…

5 Ways to Uncover a Job Candidate’s Hidden Strengths & Weaknesses

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To Our Readers: This week, TLNT is continuing our annual tradition by counting down the 35 most popular posts of this past year. This is No. 25. Our regular content will return Wednesday January 2, 2013. *********************************** Recruiting is easy, but talent hiring is tough. When you’re recruiting, you’re looking at concrete facts – the applicant’s work history,…

10 Hiring Secrets of Famous Coaches

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Tried-and-true recruiting and interviewing tactics are great, as long as they keep on working. But would you know, really, if they weren’t? How can we imagine the team we didn’t build, or gauge the hypothetical performance of the passed-over candidate who seemed too anxious? We can’t, and that’s why recruiting and hiring decisions are…

Killer Ninja Interview Questions: Why They’re Deceptively Revealing

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To say that the job interview is a pretty important part of the employee selection process is like saying that denial is a pretty big reason why Donald Trump wears that mangled fur he calls hair. The interview is the most important part of the employee selection process. It’s the only chance you…

Do You Buy the Argument That Gay Men Make the Best Bosses?

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Details magazine recently shook up the corporate hiring world when it ran an article entitled “Why Gay Men Make the Best Bosses.” It’s an interesting read. Over two pages, author Danielle Sacks – a straight woman – uses several anecdotes and some statistics from a new book on gay executives to argue that…

5 Ways to Uncover a Job Candidate’s Hidden Strengths & Weaknesses

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Recruiting is easy, but talent hiring is tough. When you’re recruiting, you’re looking at concrete facts – the applicant’s work history, experience in the field, education and availability. But talent hiring? That requires you to assess traits that aren’t as easy to measure – things like creativity, integrity and innovation. There’s no simple…