In most instances, discussion of small and midsize businesses (SMB) focuses on the organization’s number of employees, with small being fewer than 100 and midsize landing somewhere between 100 and 999. But as Gartner reminds us, there is another identifying factor: revenue. Here, small businesses are organizations with less than $50 million in annual revenue, and midsize make more than $50 million but less than $1 billion in annual revenue. Seeing those numbers on the page (or, more likely, screen), a few things jump out.
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Tech jobs are some of the most in-demand jobs in the world right now, but prospective candidates won't be able to get by on raw technical abilities alone.
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For decades, employers have placed emphasis on an 8.5 x 11 document to find their next great hire. The resume format may have evolved over the years, but its role in making talent decisions has not.
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This article originally appeared in BenefitsPro.
Although history contests the attribution of this quote to Albert Einstein, I think we can all agree there is no doubt in the essence of its truth: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
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