Recognizing Potential in a Candidate

Recognizing Potential in a Candidate

I’ve had 11 jobs in my ‘career’, not counting summer jobs. I’ve been a high school Science teacher in Nigeria, a computer operator and I’ve sold printing presses and computer finance options for clients. I’ve opened new markets for one company and opened and run a new...
Recruiting Times Are A-Changing

Recruiting Times Are A-Changing

Distance and time away provide an excellent lens in which to see changes in your business. My wife and I were lucky enough to spend a month in Cambodia and Vietnam mid-December through mid-January (BTW, if you want insights/contacts on a trip to this region, feel free...
The Secret to Successful Salary Negotiations

The Secret to Successful Salary Negotiations

Salary conversations involve lots of competing issues. The hiring executive has a position to fill, yet lives with all sorts of pressures such as compensation precedents already present in the organization, an educated guess of the potential cost-benefits of the...
I Guess I Should Have Done a Better Reference Check

I Guess I Should Have Done a Better Reference Check

The Importance of Reference Checks or… ‘I interviewed and hired based on your resume.  How come you showed up?’   Buyer’s remorse is defined as… ‘the sense of regret after having made a purchase. It is frequently associated with the purchase of an expensive item...