Check out this great guest post today from Adam Spector, Founder & CEO of Virtrue, in it he talks about the difficulties of hiring at startups : Bad employees and coworkers will happen to you. Count on it. Over time, and with enough hiring cycles, someone will slip past … [Read more...] about Dodging a Bullet: How One Startup Avoided Hiring a Nightmare Employee
Archives for January 2013
I've had horrendous writers block all this week. I can’t write anything. My writers block has gotten so bad the other night I had a nightmare about it! I’ve been having a lot of strange dreams though lately so maybe my subconscious is trying to tell me something. Anyway….back on … [Read more...] about An HR lesson from Washington
Want to know an easy way to figure out who is cool and not cool on Twitter? The cool ones are the people willing to contribute and help. Notice I didn't say that they are on so-and-so’s top 20 list? You may not realize this but the influencer lists miss a ton of great … [Read more...] about Here’s to the Cool Ones
Glassdoor.com has released a listing of the Top 25 oddball interview questions, as I was reading over the list I was trying to imagine what people would say in response to some of these questions and I couldn't help but laugh. Here is a quick rundown on some of the sillier … [Read more...] about Why ask these interview questions?
Book Review of Cy Wakeman's Reality Based Leadership “I play favorites and that’s OK” “Every business wants aggressive agenda’s with limited resources. This is called capitalism. Every year when the aggressive agenda comes down we act shocked. Why?” The above are two quotes … [Read more...] about Face Reality