You Need Two Hearts To Hire Well

You Need Two Hearts To Hire Well

It takes two hearts to hire well: a system at the center of how your team coordinates to choose new people and the standards with which you treat all the candidates that apply as they go through that system.  The First Heart – A Hiring System All too often...
Getting Your Culture To Shift

Getting Your Culture To Shift

Understanding and shifting culture is a big thing; it could take 12-18 months of intention and work. When you think about shifting your business culture, what does that look like? Internal marketing? Designing and implementing incentive plans? Updating management...
The Unknown and Hard Truths About Hiring for Culture

The Unknown and Hard Truths About Hiring for Culture

Many of you know the pain of hiring someone with the exact skills you need and then finding out, sometimes in a disastrous way, that they don’t fit. I can hear the sighs and grunts through distance and time.  Many of you have also hired someone knowing you have...
Do your panel interviews rock?

Do your panel interviews rock?

Do you employ the thumbs-up-OR-thumbs-down at the end of a panel interview? Truthfully, that is the equivalent of a limp handshake in the world of rockin’ panel interviews. When the candidate walks out the door, everyone has their opinion and that’s good. However, you...
Do you have accountability problems?

Do you have accountability problems?

Do your employees often say things like, “I’m overwhelmed!” Or “Doesn’t so-and-so do that?” Or “The team comes to me for that all the time, shouldn’t I get paid more?”  Are you trying to make your team accountable? Do you wonder why they aren’t holding themselves...
Do you know how to hire?

Do you know how to hire?

The Three Stages of Knowing… have you heard of it? It’s a powerful form to use in the hiring process. The most triggering though for people responsible for hiring is a self assessment using the form. Fernando Flores, a guru in the ontology of business, first presented...