When I was in high school I applied for a job at Pizza Hut. A few of my friends worked there and I hated my current job so I figured I’d try it out. The day of the interview I was a little nervous - standard nerves about an interview - nothing crazy. The manager came to the front of the restaurant to meet me and we sat in a booth to begin the Q&A. The first thing he asked was, “So that’s your real name? We all were taking bets it was a stage name.” To say that I was shocked would be an…Continue
Make a game about time travel and talking lizards, nobody objects. Make a game about the gender gap, “This is unrealistic!” — Mauro Vanetti
The amount of hate Mauro Vanetti received for his…Continue
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What happens in an organization where minorities are in leadership and the majority is subject to discrimination? Before we set out on this road to explore “reverse discrimination” let us be clear on a few things:
1) Reverse discrimination is not equal to racism. Racism is more than a…Continue
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Although I understand how and why it happens, it is not in my nature to make assumptions, jump to conclusions or surmise. My analytical bent prevents me from forming critical decisions or taking action without adequate evaluation of tangible evidence or factual data.
That proclivity has served me…Continue
Are you making premature assumptions about applicants or candidates? Here’s a few common categories focused on finding the right fit. Do you see anything potentially wrong with these ways of assessing talent?
Once a person’s hard skills are confirmed through visually examining on paper or on screen or verbally over the phone or in person, soft skills almost always become a more prominent factor. Many people place a tremendous amount of credibility…Continue
If you are in a position of interviewing a job applicant, you are by virtue of that role inferring that you believe you are justified in knowing the answer to any questions you decide to ask, relevant or not.
Recently during a twitter chat related to hiring practices I responded to another participant…Continue
You clicked to read about your idol Oprah, didn’t you? No, expecting some other big “O” content… Well, then you’re on the wrong website, buster!
Badge of honor, source of pleasure, reason for pride, satisfaction to scream about or maybe just something to accept quietly and celebrate contently in your own mind. The big O in all of its glory. Whether solo, with a best buddy or as a group, it’s something we’ll all experience - if we’re lucky to last that long.
What, you’re not…Continue
This article really could be entitled “an ode to introverts”, because I am going to take their side!
I recently took note of an article entitled 5 Myths About Introversion, by…Continue
Added by Jon Prete on March 18, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments