Greetings from 35,000 feet - somewhere over the Mississippi River enroute from Milwaukee to Austin, TX. I’m in the US to attend the annual SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) conference and to speak to a couple of local SHRM groups and the Young Professionals...Read More
It is interesting when within the rhythm of the daily hubbub of meetings and appointments; a trend sidles into a pattern and takes shape almost without detection. One example of a trend that has become increasing obvious is the evident lack of confidence by hiring managers...Read More
'Tell me about a time when'…three common pitfalls to behavioral based interviewing and how to avoid them.
There has been a lot in the press recently about hiring. Specifically bad hiring. This certainly isn't a new topic. In fact, here in Australia Hudson released a study last year that said that 44% of hiring managers surveyed said their last hire was 'not...Read More
In the last Ignite Bites we talked about how to recognise and spend more time playing to your strengths. If you missed it, you can read that newsletter here. Whenever I talk about strengths (and I do a lot because research shows that your ability to...Read More
Your parents were wrong! But it wasn't their fault. Everyone has been taught that in order to be successful, more productive, more well-rounded and happier we need to learn to overcome our weaknesses. That's why, if you brought home 3 As and a C on...Read More