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Interviews: Leading Questions are your best bet if you want to get this.... October 29, 2018
I am sure everyone has at some point been cautioned about using leading questions in interviews. Such questions are said to sometimes telegraph the desired answer or skew the response based on how they are asked. This contaminates the responses...
The Skirmish Is Over, Get Ready for the War for Talent October 19, 2018
So if you think recruiting top talent was difficult in the past couple of years, get ready for the war. Many companies will be unprepared and will suffer accordingly. But there are a few things any company can do to prepare.
Candidates – Here's a Simple Strategy to Significantly Improve Your Interview Success October 18, 2018
A study on speed-dating found that speed daters who asked more follow-up questions during their dates were more likely to be invited back for second dates. Specifically, those individuals who took an interest in the other person, asked follow-up questions and listened ‘actively' were viewed as more ‘likeable'.
"Breakdown – The Rise and Fall of Heenan Blaikie" March 19, 2018
Finally got around to reading ‘Breakdown: The Inside Story of the Rise and Fall of Heenan Blaikie'. Written by, and from the perspective of, one of the firm's long-time managing partners, the book speaks directly to how changes in an organization's life stage should, but in this case did not, inform the best approach to management.
RECRUITING FOR FAMILY BUSINESSES October 23, 2017
Finding executives who will thrive in these businesses is specialized work as it requires an understanding of how business and familial dynamics interact to inform good hiring decisions.
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.
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