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Workaholism in Silicon Valley!! – So What's the Story here? September 12, 2017
Today's dreams of innovation, disruption, riches and glory intoxicate unprecedented numbers of tech sector entrepreneurs, investors and acolytes alike.
The Employment Offer Stage: More Dangerous than you May Think August 28, 2017
The company and candidate have successfully navigated a long, arduous courtship and now seek to consummate their relationship with an offer of employment. It is almost over, or is it? The following two anecdotes illustrate how easily a promising employment marriage can be derailed at the offer stage:
The Fit Factor in Hiring August 18, 2017
Hiring is an aspirational endeavor, the abstraction of desirable attributes and experiences for the companies we covet to become. At some point the ideals collide with the inconvenient reality of our actual ‘works-in-progress' companies, our personal biases, fears, and irrational decision-making.
Questions You Really Should Ask in an Interview August 8, 2017
In interviews, candidates make impressions in a variety of ways. They dazzle or dull with their qualifications, work experiences, accomplishments, interpersonal and leadership styles, the manner in which they carry themselves and their intellect.
Wanted: Workaholics with Strong Family Values July 27, 2017
The company likely also has a super concierge service that conveniently takes away the nuisance of going home to cook, do laundry and spend undue time with one's family...that said, I am sure that family values is somewhere on the list of desired attributes.
Before sending us your resume (and then getting frustrated with us) ask who we work for July 25, 2017
I thank those who send me unsolicited emails/resumes and advise them that we will be happy to get back to them should the requirements of any of our ongoing searches align with their credentials. Unfortunately, while such a response suffices for some, it is decidedly unsatisfactory for others...
Interview Mistakes: You are a Buyer and a Seller July 14, 2017
Is a candidate a pure seller in an interview exchange, or are they also a buyer?
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