Tag: job interview

06/06/2016
Finding and retaining talent is crucial to your company’s success. Job interviews are an important step to finding the right talent. But many business leaders find themselves asking the “same standard questions” and getting the…
11/11/2014
Push Back.During an interview a few years ago, I benignly asked a candidate, “Have you ever had to push back against a difficult manager?”He responded,“Once my no-good boss yelled at me and got all up…
11/06/2014
Well, sort of.My degree in Marketing did not prepare me for my two careers, Retail Management and Human Resources. However, the college experience did prepare me with  — or should I say introduced me to…
10/22/2014
Yes – but in a circuitous way.When a colleague asked me to write on this topic, I thought to myself, “Man that was a long time ago!”  I am so glad I do not have…
08/19/2014
1.    Hire the Right People for the JobIt may be tempting but don’t hire people you know for your open positions.  Interview qualified, experienced professionals from outside your immediate circle.  Make sure you check references…