Tips

A Walk in the Woods

After a first interview goes well, and the prospect of scheduling a second interview is in the foreground, it’s wise to pause and think through what might ultimately happen. Pausing…

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Money

You’re at your desk, minding your own business, and the phone rings. It’s me, or one of my competitors, eager to lure you away from your (mostly) happy home at…

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The War for Talent is the Wrong War

Enough has been written about the war for talent. While “war” is probably the wrong word and “talent” has in some cases come to mean “personnel” instead of sharp, imaginative,…

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All Voldemort, All the Time

I just saw the latest Harry Potter movie and that renewed an ongoing question I’ve had about the series. It’s fine for Harry to spend all his time preparing for…

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Methodology

Pick-up meetings have been combined into shoot-out meetings, abbreviated, compartmentalized into HR only, delayed due to schedules, and in some cases abandoned altogether. There really isn’t a substitute for this.…

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