“If you continue to do what you always have done, You will continue to get what you have always gotten.” You have an interview scheduled for this afternoon. You prepare by scanning the resume for two or three minutes before the person comes into your office. You’re not worried because you will know if this […]
Take your time when you hire but be certain to fire fast. It seems like Moses brought this message down from the mountain. People have been repeating it for so long that it has taken on an aura of correctness. Too bad it is wrong. Let me show you what I mean. I had a […]
I received a copy of a tool used by one of the huge online job posting companies that is supposed to help you assess a candidate. I just hope that people did not pay money for this piece of drivel because if they did they should demand a refund. There are eight questions on the […]
Anything that increases ambiguity when it comes to hiring only makes your decision more difficult. This is a principle I have taught in my training class for the last 30+ years. Unfortunately, I continue to see advice and recommendation for techniques and questions that put you in a bind.
For the past 30 years I have spoken to an organization that has thousands of CEOs as members. The group also puts out a newsletter that I have contributed to over the years. Last month they published an article about the 15 questions you have to ask every person in every interview. This month, they […]