Finding Great People

THE ELUSIVE UNICORN - WHY IT'S SO HARD TO MAKE A GREAT HIRE

How To Conduct a Successful Video Interview

In my last few blogs, I shared my insights about the tools and preparation you need to conduct a video interview. This week, I want to share how to actually have a successful video interview. If you are a beginner, I recommend that you make sure you have everything set-up (lights, headset,...

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How to Prepare for a Successful Video Interview

In last week’s blog, I shared my insights about the tools you need for a rising hiring trend: video interviews. Even if you have years of traditional interviewing experience under your belt, there are a few distinct nuances—both in the tools used and the actual process—between traditional,...

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6 Tools for Video Interview Success

With technology playing such a big role in our lives these days, I wanted to share some insights about a rising trend: video interviews. I have participated in a number of video interviews over the years, as both the interviewer and the interviewee. Today’s blog is one of two parts where I will...

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Refining The Candidate Experience

In a tight job market where attracting candidates and hiring talent is more difficult, one way to increase your ability to hire the best people is by refining the candidate experience. Think about it, have you ever had a negative interview experience? Maybe the company and the process were...

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Does Your Talent Profile Match Your Candidate?

Have you ever been in the middle of the hiring process, and wonder if a candidate is the right fit? Are you tempted to just “go with your gut”? Well, don’t. There is an art and a science to finding the right person for the job. The science of making a great hire involves using a process to...

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Is It A Bad Hire Or Is It Me?

Have you ever hired someone and suspected it was a bad hire, but question if it really was a bad hire, or if it was you? Well, there is a way to determine if it truly is a bad hire… If you follow my blogs, you know I am a big believer in creating and following a hiring process to greatly...

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Six Skills For Living Your Purpose

In one of my last blogs, I wrote about the obstacles you will encounter when living your purpose. This week I want to give you six skills to help you live your purpose. Before we examine the skills, let’s start by defining what purpose means. First, I believe there are two ways to think about...

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The Four Obstacles to Living Your Purpose

Have you ever wondered why you get scared when you set a big goal? Or why living your purpose seems so difficult? Well, I have good news. The biggest obstacle you will face is your primitive brain. Let me explain. I am not a neuroscientist, but I have a basic understanding of how our...

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3 Tips To Outsource Effectively

In last week’s blog, I shared outsourcing as an interim plan to avoid hiring out of desperation when you need help. In addition to having a plan to outsource, there are best practices you can use to be more effective if you decide to outsource. There are three things you can do to be a pro at...

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Need To Hire Someone Fast?

You’re in a bind. You need to hire someone quickly because someone just left and now you are doing it all. If this is you and you are ready to hire out of desperation let me just caution you to take time to stop and think about how hiring out of desperation will affect your bottom line,...

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