Asking the right questions in a job interview is not easy. Sure there are numerous lists with interview questions, but how can you be sure they fit the job requirements? You can’t. A wonderful counter example would be the question we all know: "…Continue
Added by Corinna Litera on January 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
What’s the most important characteristic in a CEO?
Korn Ferry, the world’s largest…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on January 20, 2015 at 11:28am — No Comments
In the mid-2000s, a key metric for customer service reps at Dell Computers was “handle time,” or the amount of time they would spend on the phone with a customer. The concept was it would encourage customer service reps to handle problems quickly.
What happened, though,…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on January 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
How to source on the lesser known sites!! GrabCad
GrabCad, IS a place for Cad experts to show their stuff, and say a little about themselves. It is a place were engineers manage and share their cad files. Think of it as…Continue
Oregon coaches don’t believe in yelling at their players, leading some to wonder if they are insane. Credit: Ytoyoda, Wikipedia Commons
Monday night, Oregon lost college football’s national championship game to Ohio…Continue
Bring the heart back to Staffing!!
I wrote this 3 years ago, and when I reread it I realized it applies now more than ever.
So “The heart of Rock and Roll” as Huey Lewis sang, is still beating. The…Continue
What if I told you that 80 percent of a particular workforce thought they had a great understanding of what they were doing and what was expected of them. And…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on January 6, 2015 at 11:04am — No Comments
This blog was written with Marvin Smith the “godfather of Talent communities” and my coworker at Lockheed Martin. I am honored to work with, know and count Marvin as one of my friends.
At Lockheed Martin, we’re driven by a sense of purpose and a passion for innovation to solve…Continue
The Vineyard Vines owners are quintessential dorky white guys, and they own it. Credit: Vineyard Vines
How can Vineyard Vines get away with charging $38 for a shirt with a …Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 29, 2014 at 11:06am — No Comments
So in reality you should not strive to be a follower but a leader. That said this post is about who out in the industry should you follow. Mind you this is the UPDATED list as of 12/23/14 and there will be more updates coming. By follow I mean on twitter, connected to on Linkedin, RSS…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on December 23, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments
2014 is about to end, here’s what changed from a hiring perspective.
The end of 2014 is near, and overall it has been a good year for the business world. While we still haven’t completely recovered from the “Great Recession”…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 19, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments
I have always preached research comes first with regards to staffing, and sourcing in particular. You have to know what you are looking for and know what companies have what you are looking for. You need to be able to find and contact those people, know trends, perform talent mapping and basically find what…Continue
President Barack Obama has vowed to make the government “cool again” and enticing to work for, but numbers suggest otherwise. Credit: Wikipedia Commons
The average federal employee makes …Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 16, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic Rankin-Bass holiday special, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Despite its’ age, this stop-motion special still appeals to kids today and certainly evokes nostalgia amongst those who don’t believe in Santa any longer (sorry if I just ruined that for you).
There is a time and place for nostalgia and re-exploring our past,…Continue
Added by Jed Hamilton on December 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
As we approach this holiday time, let keep in our payers, minds and hearts all of those who have served. Let’s go out of our way to help, acknowledge, and appreciate those who proved the liberties that we live under. If you know of any who are looking for work, direct…Continue
Glassdoor recently released its annual “Best Places to Work” list, based off of 800,000 anonymous evaluations completed in the past…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on December 11, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments
Should employers hire a HR-specialist without any special experience is an issue that every head should decide for himself. And this decision can be influenced by numerous factors for and against. Here are some of them.
Many companies still keep staff files on paper, making HR audits particularly scary. Employee file management software can help keep you prepared for an audit.
No one is ever excited to hear there is an upcoming…
Added by Dan Orso on December 9, 2014 at 1:52pm — No Comments
In 2012, Target…Continue