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November 1, 2018

Avoiding Groupthink I’ve been recruiting for almost 40 years.  Transactions between hiring authorities and search consultants remain the same.  Employer’s sole focus is on my candidates’ “measurables”; i.e. credentials, statistics, competitors, etc… Data in, outdated?   Is it time to re-consider traditional personnel evaluation processes? In Sales Job history is Overrated? The executives I survey agree[…]

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July 11, 2018

Employer – I am of course.  I’m the one with the job to offer. Applicant – Duh, I am.  I have more interviews than I can handle. Employer – That doesn’t affect me.  I’m only going to hire my ideal candidate.  Besides I’ve always been in control. Applicant –  Maybe it’s different this time.  […]

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April 27, 2018

What’s your top priority? Process or purpose? Where is it written that the longer a company’s interview process the better the result?  In fact, my empirical evidence over 35 years in the trenches suggests otherwise.  Time-to-market  in our hyper-competitive, supersonic paced I.T. Industry is critical.  So why insist upon screening 5-10 candidates 4 plus times[…]

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April 4, 2018

Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/subscriber-only/2018/03/23/2018-largest-denver-area-permanent.html  

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April 4, 2018

I just heard someone say, “hiring is a venture into the unknown” How True! And way too many hirers take the easy way out by clinging to what they know. They turn to someone they used to work with or they play golf with or… you`ve all been there.   That strategy may enable you to[…]

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December 19, 2017

One of Denver’s hottest, well-financed SaaS companies just publicized that they have 27 “openings” listed on their website.  Is that a good thing? The message will certainly attract the unemployed, maybe the aggressively looking.  But how do you attract gainfully, top employed producers? Is that same site going to find its way into the hearts[…]

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November 1, 2018

Avoiding Groupthink I’ve been recruiting for almost 40 years.  Transactions between hiring authorities and search consultants remain the same.  Employer’s sole focus is on my candidates’ “measurables”; i.e. credentials, statistics, competitors, etc… Data in, outdated?   Is it time to re-consider traditional personnel evaluation processes? In Sales Job history is Overrated? The executives I survey agree[…]

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July 11, 2018

Employer – I am of course.  I’m the one with the job to offer. Applicant – Duh, I am.  I have more interviews than I can handle. Employer – That doesn’t affect me.  I’m only going to hire my ideal candidate.  Besides I’ve always been in control. Applicant –  Maybe it’s different this time.  […]

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April 27, 2018

What’s your top priority? Process or purpose? Where is it written that the longer a company’s interview process the better the result?  In fact, my empirical evidence over 35 years in the trenches suggests otherwise.  Time-to-market  in our hyper-competitive, supersonic paced I.T. Industry is critical.  So why insist upon screening 5-10 candidates 4 plus times[…]

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April 4, 2018

Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/subscriber-only/2018/03/23/2018-largest-denver-area-permanent.html  

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April 4, 2018

I just heard someone say, “hiring is a venture into the unknown” How True! And way too many hirers take the easy way out by clinging to what they know. They turn to someone they used to work with or they play golf with or… you`ve all been there.   That strategy may enable you to[…]

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December 19, 2017

One of Denver’s hottest, well-financed SaaS companies just publicized that they have 27 “openings” listed on their website.  Is that a good thing? The message will certainly attract the unemployed, maybe the aggressively looking.  But how do you attract gainfully, top employed producers? Is that same site going to find its way into the hearts[…]

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November 1, 2018

Avoiding Groupthink I’ve been recruiting for almost 40 years.  Transactions between hiring authorities and search consultants remain the same.  Employer’s sole focus is on my candidates’ “measurables”; i.e. credentials, statistics, competitors, etc… Data in, outdated?   Is it time to re-consider traditional personnel evaluation processes? In Sales Job history is Overrated? The executives I survey agree[…]

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July 11, 2018

Employer – I am of course.  I’m the one with the job to offer. Applicant – Duh, I am.  I have more interviews than I can handle. Employer – That doesn’t affect me.  I’m only going to hire my ideal candidate.  Besides I’ve always been in control. Applicant –  Maybe it’s different this time.  […]

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April 27, 2018

What’s your top priority? Process or purpose? Where is it written that the longer a company’s interview process the better the result?  In fact, my empirical evidence over 35 years in the trenches suggests otherwise.  Time-to-market  in our hyper-competitive, supersonic paced I.T. Industry is critical.  So why insist upon screening 5-10 candidates 4 plus times[…]

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April 4, 2018

Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/subscriber-only/2018/03/23/2018-largest-denver-area-permanent.html  

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April 4, 2018

I just heard someone say, “hiring is a venture into the unknown” How True! And way too many hirers take the easy way out by clinging to what they know. They turn to someone they used to work with or they play golf with or… you`ve all been there.   That strategy may enable you to[…]

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December 19, 2017

One of Denver’s hottest, well-financed SaaS companies just publicized that they have 27 “openings” listed on their website.  Is that a good thing? The message will certainly attract the unemployed, maybe the aggressively looking.  But how do you attract gainfully, top employed producers? Is that same site going to find its way into the hearts[…]

Read More

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November 1, 2018

Avoiding Groupthink I’ve been recruiting for almost 40 years.  Transactions between hiring authorities and search consultants remain the same.  Employer’s sole focus is on my candidates’ “measurables”; i.e. credentials, statistics, competitors, etc… Data in, outdated?   Is it time to re-consider traditional personnel evaluation processes? In Sales Job history is Overrated? The executives I survey agree[…]

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July 11, 2018

Employer – I am of course.  I’m the one with the job to offer. Applicant – Duh, I am.  I have more interviews than I can handle. Employer – That doesn’t affect me.  I’m only going to hire my ideal candidate.  Besides I’ve always been in control. Applicant –  Maybe it’s different this time.  […]

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April 27, 2018

What’s your top priority? Process or purpose? Where is it written that the longer a company’s interview process the better the result?  In fact, my empirical evidence over 35 years in the trenches suggests otherwise.  Time-to-market  in our hyper-competitive, supersonic paced I.T. Industry is critical.  So why insist upon screening 5-10 candidates 4 plus times[…]

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April 4, 2018

Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/subscriber-only/2018/03/23/2018-largest-denver-area-permanent.html  

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April 4, 2018

I just heard someone say, “hiring is a venture into the unknown” How True! And way too many hirers take the easy way out by clinging to what they know. They turn to someone they used to work with or they play golf with or… you`ve all been there.   That strategy may enable you to[…]

Read More

December 19, 2017

One of Denver’s hottest, well-financed SaaS companies just publicized that they have 27 “openings” listed on their website.  Is that a good thing? The message will certainly attract the unemployed, maybe the aggressively looking.  But how do you attract gainfully, top employed producers? Is that same site going to find its way into the hearts[…]

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