John Miraglia

About the Author

John Miraglia is an organizational effectiveness professional with expertise in recruitment, applicant assessment and talent reviews, performance management, and learning and development. He has extensive experience in the financial services industry. He resides with his family in central New Jersey.

Mr. Background Check’s Checkup

Scene: Antiseptic, hospital room filled with the latest diagnostic equipment. Mr. Background Check lies happily in bed, not a care in the world. By his side are his nurse and doctor. Nurse cheerily: Good morning Doctor. How is Mr. Background Check today? Doctor checking an exam chart: Well, let’s see … no heartbeat,…

Using Corporate Culture in Recruiting and Selection

In Part 1 of this article series, published in February, we discussed how to identify your organization’s culture. I argued that by adding a fourth dimension ó corporate culture ó to your traditional set of hiring qualifiers, hiring managers and human resources can determine “cultural fit”: that is, whether the candidate will be…

Recruiting in the Fourth Dimension

In many ways, Jack was the ideal candidate for International Widget. A respected, high-priced executive search firm had recruited him. After two rounds of technical and structured behavioral interviews, skills testing, and personality profiling, management and HR agreed that he would be a great new hire. Jack got the 15% salary increase he…