Recruiting Insights From Green Eggs and Ham

Share This! Dr. Seuss’ classic book is fun to read and also helps us understand how important it is to refrain from making judgments until we’ve asked enough questions to know the truth. Throughout the book, Sam-I-Am tries to convince the narrator to taste green eggs and ham. Sam-I-Am keeps asking questions until the narrator[…]

Spring Cleaning Your Recruiting

Spring Cleaning Your Recruiting

Share This! At 6:28 EDT today, spring arrived! After the recent snowstorms and cold weather, most of us are more than ready to welcome spring. It’s a time of renewal, rebirth, and cleansing of things we accumulated during the winter that we no longer need. I love this quote from William Morris, “Have nothing in[…]

Need Answers? Ask the Right Question.

Share This! Do you know we are hiring a president tomorrow? In our digital and social world, it’s hard to miss because the presidential election is everywhere. In case you’re wondering, this is not a political post. However, if you’ve been following the election, you are most likely suffering from unanswered question fatigue — the[…]

Recruiting can be scary. Learn how to recruit with confidence.

How to Recruit without Fear

Share This! Happy Halloween! Halloween can be fun and scary. I had the best time going to a haunted house a few years ago called “The Trail of Terror and the Depot of Death.” The haunted adventure consisted of two parts: The Trail of Terror through a dark wooded area, and The Depot of Death[…]

How You Sabotage Your Ability to Hire Top Candidates

Share This! Let me tell you the story of my first job interview that took place more decades ago than I care to admit — because I simply can’t be that old. I wanted that job so badly because I had heard how great it was to work there. I’ll be honest, though; I was[…]

HIRING LESSONS FROM THE GAMBLER

Share This! “If you’re going to play the game, boy you gotta learn to play it right,” sang Kenny Rogers in his song The Gambler. This song popped into my head as I ate lunch in a restaurant while observing two families with small children who had very different definitions of good behavior for their[…]

6 Awesome Things My Clients Are Doing ─ And You Can Do Them Too

Share This! One of my favorite quotes from Brian Tracy, motivational speaker and author, is “People are not your most important asset. The right people are.” Finding the right people isn’t easy, and I know many of you struggle every day with hiring great employees. You wish you could find the secret recipe other companies[…]

7 Things to Consider When Hiring Employees

7 THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE HIRING EMPLOYEES

Share This!Hiring employees can be a time-consuming and frustrating process for many small businesses. You can tame this big, hairy monster by using this list to research and plan a successful hiring process. Hiring the wrong people can be one of the most expensive things your business does; hiring the right people saves you time,[…]

3 Interview Lessons from Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

Share This! I have always loved to read and because of that, I’ve gained invaluable knowledge and experience through the lives and stories of the characters in books. Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Harper Lee, passed away recently. Her book, To Kill a Mockingbird, is an American classic, and her passing caused me to reflect on the[…]