Part of The Role is Playing The Role

I don’t conduct as many interviews these days, having moved a few degrees of separation away from the actual screening process on which we all cut our teeth. But on… Get the Rest

Kiss My Grit: Why Grit Should Be a Consideration When Hiring

Growing up in the 1970s, I watched the t.v. show Alice.  Each time over-the-top waitress Flo would tell diner owner Mel to "Kiss my grits," I'd laugh.  I

smashfly smashups

VIDEO: SmashUps with Aman Brar – Canvas’ Impact on Recruiting

This month on SmashUps, Tim talks with Aman Brar, the CEO of Canvas, a text-based interviewing platform. Tim digs in on how this platform could change the art

bobblehead body language

Watch Your Body Language in an Interview & Save the Head Bobbing for Bonnarroo…

So... I’ve noticed a new and frightening phenomenon.  And I think I may be a perpetrator (heaven help me). In an attempt to stage a preemptive intervention, I

process

I’ve Never Lost a Candidate Because Our Process Was Slow

The headline might surprise some people. Time kills all deals, right? We have heard about it since we were fresh baby-faced HR professionals. Article after article tells you

feedback

Train Station Feedback: A Situation Where No One Wins

Let me break down a scene for you I recently saw on the Sandy Springs MARTA platform (i.e. a major commuter hub) at quitting time: Two young professionals stand a

Can I Discriminate Against Boring People? Yes. Yes I Can.

If you haven’t heard, video killed not only the radio star, but also the resume. The resume isn’t dead yet, but the video interview is a naughty vixen

The FOT Primer On How Candidates Can Win In Interviews

That's right. Mostly HR people and recruiting pros read this, but I'm still doing a post on how to make sure your responses in interviews as a candidate

4 Ways That I Can Tell If Someone I’m Interviewing Has Passion About the Job

You want candidates who are passionate about what they do for a living, don’t you? Of course, you do. But passion for a profession is tough to get a

The Kenny Rogers of Hiring Managers

I feel for you, Talent Pro. The labor market is tight, executive expectations are high, yet through it all, you’ve built out a well-respected and high functioning recruiting