Tagged with ‘career’

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The Relationship Between Motivation and Success August 22, 2018
Implicitly or explicitly, the motivation level of candidates is usually a consideration in hiring decisions. How motivated or driven is a candidate to do the job in question?
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.
Searching for that Stay-At-Home Rushing Defenseman August 1, 2017
Clients often direct us to find the ‘best of the best'. The client's market challenges are daunting, the solutions complex, the potential enormous and only the smartest, most competent of executives will do.
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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