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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 of recruiting,… Get the Rest

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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

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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

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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

3 Ways To Avoid Hiring Nightmares

I hate hiring for myself. The kissing multiple frogs aspect before finding my prince/princess is tough. Rarely am I talking to someone where there's not something I like

Another Example of Why Interviews Usually Stink

Humans are fragile and unpredictable creatures… and, in our companies, we put them in charge of hiring other fragile and unpredictable creatures. Adding someone to your team can