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How to Use an Interview Scoring Matrix for Better Hiring Decisions

By Max Hansen | May 5, 2023

You know what’s scarier than a horror movie? Conducting job interviews without a clue on how to score candidates. Sadly, that’s the reality for many companies. Hiring the wrong person can turn into a nightmare for a company, with lost time, money, and productivity. And relying on “gut feeling” instead of a systematized process? That’s…

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How CEO’s Can Find and Attract Top Talent In A Challenging Job Market

By Max Hansen | April 29, 2023

Today we are going to show you how to find top-tier executive talent for your company…WITHOUT posting a single job listing. Most companies rely on job boards to source all of their candidates, even for key executive positions. However, the best talent out there are never on job boards…but they are always open to considering…

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5 Reasons Why You Might Be Ready For Your Next Executive Hire

By Max Hansen | April 22, 2023

Ah, the age-old question for CEOs: when is the right time to bring on new leaders? As a CEO, deciding when to bring on new leaders can be a daunting task. It’s a delicate balance, like adding ingredients to a recipe. Too much of one thing too soon, and the dish may be ruined. Wait…

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The Perfect Job Description Framework (that any company can use)

By Max Hansen | April 15, 2023

Most companies stink at writing job descriptions. They copy and paste a list of duties and requirements from other job postings and end up with a generic, uninspiring document. But if you want to attract top talent, especially for key executive hires, you must stand out… Y Scouts has created the PERFECT job description framework…

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The TRUE Cost Of Making The Wrong Executive Hire

By Max Hansen | April 8, 2023

You already know that bringing on board A+ executive hires can be a game-changer for your business… But what you might not realize is just how much damage a WRONG executive hire can cause. It’s not just a matter of reduced productivity or team morale issues. The repercussions of a bad executive hire can be…

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Common Mistakes When Hiring C-Suite Roles (and how to avoid them)

By Max Hansen | March 15, 2023

The recruiting market may be competitive in general, but the executive recruiting space is extremely competitive. Here’s what the experts at CFO had to say about the state of the C-suite hiring markets in a recent article: Regardless of age, a majority (61%) of executives said they missed pre-pandemic work styles, with new environments making…

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Optimization & Mental Edge Specialist, Coach Dar

By Max Hansen | March 9, 2023

As a Board-Certified Occupational Therapist, leadership advisor to top CEO’s around the country, mental skills coach to professional athletes, business executive, author and speaker, Coach Dar is passionate about helping people break through barriers to achieve their goals. Her work continues to reach a global audience. As a therapist, executive advisor and mental edge coach,…

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WHY Institute Founder, Dr. Sanchez

By Max Hansen | February 14, 2023

Dr. Sanchez, also known as “Dr. WHY”, is a renowned international speaker, author, dentist, and inventor. He has uncovered the elusive 9 WHY’s and developed the innovative WHY Operating System (WHY.os), founded the highly respected WHY Institute, and crafted a cutting-edge discovery tool that enables individuals to uncover their WHY in just 5 minutes. With…

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Common Struggles of C-Suite Leaders

By Max Hansen | February 9, 2023

Finding success as a C-Suite leader in today’s ever-evolving business environment can turn into a complex and chaotic journey; one that’s full of roadblocks and U-turns. But those barriers to success aren’t just functional or strategic. Emotional barriers, the “below the line” issues, that often go unaddressed, pose some of the biggest challenges. In a…

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Adopting and Retiring Corporate Buzzwords for 2024

By Max Hansen | February 8, 2023

Great employers and managers have a seamless way of communicating with their teams. Establishing this requires using the same vocabulary to communicate effectively. 2022 gave rise to many new corporate buzzwords. Understanding these buzzwords is key for employers to keep in sync with their teams and promote a culture that aligns with your employees values.…

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