Why should online shoppers have all the fun saving money on Cyber Monday? Here's a huge hiring tip to save you oodles of cash, too...
Start including the comp package in your job descriptions, and share it on your first phone conversation with every ...
Palo Alto Networks. Based in... well, three guesses.
But that's beside the point.
According to last week's Glassdoor survey, there are a ton of companies that pay a ton of money to their average employee.
Palo Alto Networks ($171K)
I decline great candidates for 99 problems.
But compensation ain't one.
That's why I'm often surprised when people say, "I found a great candidate but can't afford them."
Quite often, you can... If you ask the right questions.
For starters, I ...
If you're a regular reader, you know that I'm like a broken record when it comes to industry experience.
It's one of the things that most executives look for when hiring. It seems like a safe bet. A sure thing. A short cut.
But rather than ...
I've long been fascinated by the symbology of numbers.
Take 18, for example.
In the Hebrew language, 18 means "life."
That's why, when your kid attends their friend's bar mitzvah, it's customary to give a gift in increments of $18. (I'm told that $18 ...
"Show up and throw up"
Sadly, that's what most salespeople do. They don't ask questions. They don't listen. They don't qualify. They just start selling.
So, when you do exactly that same thing while hiring, you're wasting a ton of time. The candidate's ...
Let's get real.
Is it time to scrap the reference check?
Most execs pay lip service to checking references. Typically, they call a couple of the people provided by the candidate, ask a few softball questions and are done with it. Rarely will these brief ...
Your Rockstar candidate will say "No" for a lot of different reasons.
Most of them are preventable.
Are you preventing them?
I just read a study that shows in today's red-hot job market, candidates say "No" one-third of time. That means 33% of the ...
When it comes to recruiting the best candidates in this record-low unemployment rate, nothing less than seduction will do.
When we get back up to 10% unemployment rate, you can return to your job board "post and pray" strategy.
But until then, remember ...
In case you've been living under a rock since 2007, you already know that Glassdoor has shined a spotlight on how employers treat their people (and their candidates.)
How many stars do you have? Your company and your CEO each have a score. And there's no ...
Interviewing candidates is where it all falls apart for so many business leaders. Despite their best intentions. Because they've never been taught how to do it properly, they wing it.
I'm a numbers nerd and I recently calculated that I've ...
You hired him.
After just three months, it’s clear that you made a mistake. His performance has been dismal.
Unfortunately, it’s time for him to go.
But who should have the tough discussion with him?
You owe it to him, to yourself, and to your ...