• The Art Of Hiring Employees That Fit Right In
    Inc - Dec 11
    As a former product manager, I know firsthand how challenging hiring and managing teams can be. Hire for passion, hunger and smarts Some entrepreneurs think they need to find the absolute perfect engineer for a... Read »
    1 week ago
  • The Critical Hiring (Or Promotion) Factor Everyone...
    CEO.com - Dec 9
    Maybe qualifications are critical. Or experience. Or hard skills. Or soft skills. Or work ethic, or leadership ability or cultural fit. Of course it’s usually a combination. But here's another way to look at choosing... Read »
    1 week ago
  • The Biggest Hiring Mistake You Can Make
    Inc - Nov 19
    Great minds think alike--and that is exactly the problem. If you and the people around you see the world in exactly the same way, then the ideas you are going to come up with are going to be remarkably similar. And... Read »
    1 month ago
  • How To Balance Youth And Experience When Building...
    Fast Company - Nov 5
    Kayak cofounder Paul English says he’s found the key to building a successful startup team: the perfect mix of youth and experience. English has very purposefully concentrated on building an age-diverse team at his... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 4 Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring Millennials
    Mashable - Oct 31
    As more millennials continue to enter the workforce, employers are increasingly turning their attention to recruiting them. But if employers think Generation Y workers will respond to the same old tactics they used in years... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Study Shows That Many CEOs Get Less Background...
    Forbes - Oct 23
    According to Human Resources executives, many CEOs go through less background screening than does the average college graduate. Read »
    1 month ago
  • Ignore Emotional Intelligence At Your Own Risk
    HBR - Oct 22
    Call it Grant vs. Goleman. Two academic heavyweights face off on a topic that every student of leadership and HR cares — or at least hears — a lot about: emotional intelligence. Wharton professor Adam Grant kicks it off... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 8 Ways To Hire For Hospitality
    Inc - Oct 15
    When my husband and I were living in Pennsylvania 20 years ago, we made it a weekly tradition to take the bus into New York City for dinner at our favorite restaurant, Union Square Cafe. In the beginning, we tended to sit at... Read »
    2 months ago
  • 6 Types Of Problem Employees You Never Want To Hire
    American Express - Oct 10
    When it comes to a company’s assets, talent is the most valuable—and also the most difficult—to replace. A great hire can encourage innovation and lead your team to greater success. On the other hand, one wrong hire... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Should You Ask Employees To Sign A Non-Compete...
    CEO.com - Oct 7
    Say your company requires new employees to sign non-compete agreements. (We’ll talk about the value of those documents in a second.) Then say you’re in the process of hiring a new employee and she refuses to sign your... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Don’t Hire People Just Like You
    CEO.com - Oct 1
    Look around you! Are you surrounded by people with your world view, your personality and your temperament? In a nutshell – are you hiring clones of yourself? If you are, you are missing out on a huge opportunity to enhance... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Why You Should Hire For Potential And Not Experience
    Fast Company - Sep 23
    An electronics retailer hires a CEO who seems to possess the ideal credentials and skills, only to find him ill-prepared to handle changing market dynamics. A small brewery, in contrast, picks a project manager lacking in... Read »
    2 months ago
  • You Are Not Doomed To Lead Alone
    Forbes - Sep 8
    Many midsized company leaders feel doomed to leading and managing their business themselves. Read »
    3 months ago
  • Employers Are Looking For New Hires With Something...
    Fortune - Sep 4
    Infotech executives are starting to talk funny, and we all need to pay attention. “Designing emotion into the product is now something you really have to think about explicitly and measure yourself against,” says Brad... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Throw Out The Old Leadership Playbook
    CEO.com - Sep 2
    “I am on vacation. I cannot read your email. Your email is being deleted.” Would you be bold enough to write those words as your out of office message? What would you think if that message was company... Read »
    3 months ago