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

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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

Kicking It Old School

There is an email that occasionally makes the circuit in the HR community.  The content of this email is an amusing excerpt from a 1940’s transportation magazine article

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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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They Did Not Suck: 5 Rules For Saying Why You Got Fired or Left Your Last Job

Gather round the monitor kids, because I'm about to break off some knowledge that a lot of you don't fully understand. Let's start with a general rule: If you're

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How To Talk About Compensation During the Interview Process

"Mo Money, Mo Problems." "Take the Money and Run." "Money for Nothing." We sing a lot about money in our lives. But what happens when we get down to business and

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How to Beat Weak Hiring Managers When You Interview

If you're like me, you've routinely got friends, family and colleagues asking you for career advice.  When it comes to the topic of interviewing, I'm on record as

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ALWAYS Believe Adults Mean What They Say

As HR Pros and Talent Acquisitions Specialists we have to make judgments based on information. We usually gather this information in the form of interviews (job interviews, coaching

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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