• Why Hiring For Cultural Fit Can Thwart Your Diversity...
    HBR - Apr 28
    Recently I had a revealing conversation with the head of sales of a global marketing company. She was talking about her company’s vision of diversity. As someone who has studied diversity for a long time, what she said was... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Seven Questions To Ask Freelances Before You Send...
    Entrepreneur - Apr 22
    There are many benefits to hiring freelancers. Scalability, cost reduction and economies of scale are compelling reasons for outsourcing tasks. Despite all the advantages, if you don't ask the right questions, you may start... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Ten Good Reasons Not To Interview Someone
    Forbes - Apr 22
    Job-hunting is no picnic but when you get a job interview, it’s a big occasion. That’s because the hardest part of a job search is to get the interview. Once you go to a job interview, there might be six or seven people... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How To Stop Micromanaging Your Team
    Entrepreneur - Mar 29
    Holding employees accountable to their assigned tasks without micromanaging is a classic workplace dilemma that can be difficult to navigate. The leaders of some of the best workplaces have turned the challenge on its... Read »
    1 month ago
  • The Popular New Perk Companies Are Using To Attract...
    Washington Post - Mar 17
    Forget foosball tables or free snacks. The latest employee benefit for recruiting and retaining young employees is more practical. On Tuesday, Boston-based Fidelity announced that it had begun offering a perk that... Read »
    1 month ago
  • When It’s Time To Grow, Sometimes You Need To...
    Entrepreneur - Mar 17
    The year was 2013 and entrepreneur Jonathan Strauss found himself in a situation many business leaders can relate to. His company, social analytics startup Awe.sm, was scaling quickly, converting from a platform used by... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Don’t Hire The Wrong Person: Five Tips For...
    Forbes - Mar 14
    “I thought I was hiring someone who could help me with my career, but the person wasn’t a good fit,” Anna told me during our telephone discussion. “I wanted a career coach to help me strategize what it will take for... Read »
    1 month ago
  • How To Attract Talent Via A Clear Hiring Process
    Entrepreneur - Feb 23
    More than half of employers surveyed in a study from CareerBuilder in 2015 acknowledged that finding qualified candidates had become more difficult over the previous five years. The clear takeaway was that the hiring... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Why You Should Get Ahead Of The Curve In Diversity...
    CEO.com - Feb 19
    If you read the newspapers or are otherwise well informed, you know that companies are under the gun. So are universities, schools, hospitals and the government itself. The issue is diversity. And the lack of it that... Read »
    2 months ago
  • How To Hire Like A Superboss
    HBR - Feb 9
    A woman shows up for a job interview. It’s a management position, but not a high-level one. While she’s waiting, someone drops down in the chair beside her. It’s the legendary head of the company. “Are you here about... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Hire The Best People, And Let Them Work From Wherever...
    HBR - Feb 8
    Most organizations say they are more open-minded than ever about virtual teams, and yet they still have old-school systems in place for hiring people across the country or around the world. From where I sit, the overlapping... Read »
    2 months ago
  • How To Hire The Right People
    Switch & Shift - Feb 3
    This is a story for business owners who want to grow their business, but also a little bit for people who want a job working with those business owners. It’s about wanting to be a great leader, a great team and a great... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Who You Hire Is The Key To Sustaining Your Company...
    Entrepreneur - Jan 27
    When you planted the first seed of your budding business, you weren’t just the CEO; you were also the chief culture officer. And for a while, you performed that role with great enthusiasm. But now, your team is larger,... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Why California Is Such A Talent Magnet
    HBR - Jan 19
    By supporting worker mobility, cities can both foster the growth of denser talent networks within their borders and increase the likelihood of technological and other productive innovation. And yet some cities seem to... Read »
    3 months ago
  • What You Need To Do To Hire And Retain Top Performers
    Entrepreneur - Jan 8
    If you want to hire the best employees, you need to a clear vision for your company that your team constantly strives for. "It's critical to the engagement of your people," says Andre Lavoie, CEO of ClearCompany,... Read »
    3 months ago