How to conduct an interview to find the best candidate

How to conduct an interview

How to conduct an interview to find the best candidate I received this question from a subscriber recently – about how to conduct an interview to find the best candidate. Like many of us, she’s spent a lot of her management career doing interviews, hiring people, but not really mastering the art of the interview. […]

Phone interview tips to get hired

phone interview tips

Phone interview tips to get hired A while back I started a blog series on how to improve your chances at each stage of the interview process. In the first two parts I focused on the top of the funnel – specifically, how to make your application and resume jump out of the applicant pool […]

Job search strategies – the multi-channel application

job search strategies

Job search strategies – the multi-channel application Without question, the biggest challenge I hear about from the people I lead and coach, is how difficult it has become to stand out from the massive crowds of people applying for every job. How to find a job?  Well, the internet, frankly, has made it a lot […]

4 tips to maintain your hiring standard … even when you’re desperate

4 Tips To Maintain Your Hiring Standard ... Even When You're Desperate

4 tips to maintain your hiring standard … Even when you’re desperate I don’t know about you, but it feels harder than ever to find and hire great talent. It seems like everyone I wish I could hire is gainfully employed, well-paid, and fully engaged. I still have several open job postings from 2017. This […]

Are Cover Letters Still Important?

Are cover letters still important

Are Cover Letters Still Important I’ve been getting asked this question a lot lately. Every job seeker wants to optimize the search process to give themselves the best chance of getting hired. But they also want to focus their limited time and energy on the strategies and tactics most likely to result in finding a […]

The Unicorn Recruiting Trap – Why I’ve Stopped Hunting

The Unicorn Recruiting Trap – Why I’ve Stopped Hunting

The Unicorn Recruiting Trap – Why I’ve Stopped Hunting Unicorns “A” Players Game Changers Full Stackers Just about every manager I know has hung their hiring hopes on the pursuit of mythical creatures. The unicorn in particular. To one degree or another, it’s always been this way I guess, but to me, our obsession with […]