Is Conscious Competence the Key to Success?

Is your company talking about ‘Unconscious Incompetence’ yet? This learning-related phenomenon is a growing concern for employers, and it’s likely impacting the long-term success of your career. The term refers to an invisible, creeping decline of skills and knowledge that occurs throughout every level of a company’s workforce. As technologies change, products and services evolve, […]

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Apples and Oranges: Picking the Best Candidate

You go into the hiring process well prepared – you’ve considered all aspects of the position, laid out a detailed list of job requirements and expectations, and set your standards for applicants appropriately. No facet of the position escapes you. Having established your requirements, you make the posting public – either by directly appealing to […]

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Proven Recruiting’s Five Guiding Principles

In 2007, Ingram Losner and I quit our corporate jobs and started Proven Recruiting. It was a total Jerry Maguire moment. At the time, we were both working for a large, publicly-traded recruiting firm and had become disillusioned with the way traditional agencies in our industry worked. The focus was almost singularly on shareholders and profit, and employees […]

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PROVEN’s Israel Connection: Ingram Losner’s Inspiring Journey

Last month, PROVEN’s Co-Founder, Ingram Losner, journeyed to Israel to meet with local tech executives and startup founders considering operations in the U.S. A British ex-pat and U.S. business owner himself, Losner was invited to give a presentation on the unique challenges and opportunities international companies face when navigating the U.S. labor market. He was […]

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Prioritizing Internal Training and Development

  Our co-founders recently spoke to Staffing Industry Review regarding PROVEN’s 2015 focus on the development and retention of internal staff to sustain growth. Read more on this growing trend below or click here to read the full article on Staffing Industry Review. Grow Your Own: Focusing On Internal Staff  Leslie Stevens-Huffman for Staffing Industry Review Although 36% […]

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Interview with Anna Colton – Designing Your Future Career in UX

This article first appeared on Uxperts in DC, The Blog for the DC Chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA). To view the original post, please click here.’Posted on November 16, 2013 by Norm Sun   Author’s note: Today we are speaking with Anna Colton, a senior partner at PROVEN, Inc. Anna will be […]

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To Catch a Millennial, Employers Must Offer the ‘Total Package’

It’s estimated that Millennials, or Gen Y, will comprise more than 40% of the workforce by 2020 (WSJ/U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).   Generally defined as the generation born between 1980 – 1995, they are digitally savvy, highly collaborative, and bureaucracy adverse. They’re driven and hardworking, but not in the way companies are used to. Oft maligned as […]

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