Hiring Problems You Probably Have

Hiring Problems You Probably Have

You face all kinds of obstacles month-to-month and year-to-year running your business. You’ve managed the product and service thing, the sales thing, and the leadership thing but the talent acquisition thing… not so much. Hiring is not taught in business school nor is...
That Thief Bias

That Thief Bias

“This is the one. I can feel it!”   You can’t wait to get the interview over with so you can hire her and get on with business. What’s the problem here? It’s that thief – bias – taking away the possibility that someone else is actually the better choice....
The Talent Attraction Silver Bullet

The Talent Attraction Silver Bullet

The most common hiring problem I hear from business leaders is how hard it is to find talent. Usually the conversation is heavily weighted with complaints about the poor quality of choices in the talent pool and how things need to change to make these people easier to...
Hiring Team | We Think We Are Coordinating

Hiring Team | We Think We Are Coordinating

In a coffee shop last week I asked three random people for their definition of integrity. They all played along. Suited guy, “Doing what you say you are going to do.”   Brightly colored hair lady, “Being honest.”   Serious looking lady, “Choosing to do the right...
Some Guy Can Make Your Rock-stars Quit

Some Guy Can Make Your Rock-stars Quit

If you hire “some guy” and it doesn’t work out, be ready to accept responsibility and hold yourself accountable the way the rock-stars on your team would… or they are going to leave. The Reality of Hiring Some Guy “I’ll never just hire “some guy” again. Every time I...
Excuse me. You want me to ask who to help?

Excuse me. You want me to ask who to help?

Don’t have confidence hiring? These people can help. For many business leaders spending the time to find and interview people is time begrudgingly spent and a bit of a crap shoot. It’s hard. What do you do when things get hard? You buckle down and get help. Benefits...