US Senate Candidate Christine O’Donnell… A Lesson in Knowing When to Shut Up.

Jason Pankow Candidate Pool, Current Affairs, Jason Pankow, Social Recruiting

You know how you thought, “I am going to regret this in the morning,” just before eating your 20th chicken wing covered in Super Atomic Hot Sauce? Remember how you wondered, “Will I ever date another girl?” just before getting your girlfriend’s name permanently tattooed on your chest? And then there was that time you pondered, “Will I ever run …

Good Question, Dumb Question

Jason Pankow Candidate Pool, Interviewing, Jason Pankow, Working With Recruiters

I want to play a little game, today.  I like to call it, “Good Question, Dumb Question! This game is inspired by a blog I recently read over at Banmiller on Business.  Titled “Curiosity Killed the Job Seeker,” Banmiller quotes an author named John Kador.  Kador writes books on interviewing and career advice, among other things.  I’ve never read him before and …

Everything I Need to Know About Poor Candidate Experience I Learned from LOST

Jason Pankow Candidate Pool, Interviewing, Jason Pankow, Working With Recruiters

Chances are, either you or someone you know is a fan of LOST.  Actually…maybe this isn’t true.  Because if you are not a fan of LOST, I don’t know why your LOST-loving friend would still associate with you. Regardless…even if you are not a fan, you probably heard that last night we witnessed the LOST series finale.  After 6 years, …

What’s more intimidating than a Union? The wives of your employees.

Jason Pankow Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Jason Pankow

Last week, while fishing through gaming industry news, I came across this little ditty: Wives of Rockstar San Diego Employees Have Collected Themselves. A quick summary: apparently, the desperate housewives better halves of the 180 employees of Rockstar San Diego have publicly thrown down the gauntlet to Rockstar Games. You are overworking our partners and we will lawyer up if …