The Importance of What You Do

Writing can be tricky. Sometimes an article has a positive impact. Other times, a piece ends up being a dud. Then there are those articles that stand the test of time. Here’s one of them. I wrote the original version of The Importance of What You Do 17 years ago. Threase Baker, President of ABBTECH …

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Four Tips for Fast and Accurate Phone Interviews

Time is valuable. Which is why a brief phone interview, done correctly, is a great use of your time. Here are four tips for making the most of these conversations with jobseekers.

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How to Generate 20 Job Candidate Referrals in 20 Minutes

People are generous. When you ask for their help in the right way, you’ll be amazed at the result. Including when you ask for referrals to top talent. In this video, I walk you through a four-step process that can land you 20 job candidate referrals in just 20 minutes.

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The Competitive Advantage of Being Talent Rich

When it comes to success in business, one measure alone can accurately predict the future—wealth of talent. The more talent wealth an organization has, the more successful that organization will be. We’ve all experienced the benefits of organizations that are rich in talent. These are the companies we’ve come to love. When we say we …

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How to Use Hiring to Heal Divisiveness

Research has proven that diversity makes companies more successful. You can also put diversity to use in others ways. Ways in which will help your community and make your organization more successful. In this video, you’ll learn the three steps to make this happen.

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Four Important Answers to Jobseekers’ Most Pressing Questions

Are you searching for your next role or know someone who is? There are four main questions being asked by people looking for their next opportunity. Without realizing it, they’re asking the wrong questions. Here are those four questions, the better ones to ask, and their answers. Most Asked Question: Where can I find the …

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Why Talking is Undermining Your Hiring Process

It’s been said that talk is cheap. Actually, it’s quite expensive. Too much talking can undermine your hiring process, ending up in costly hiring mistakes. In this video, I share three ways to cut down the talking.

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Heroic Partnerships: A Conversation with Susie Dietrich, Chairman of the American Staffing Association

hvh-best-sellingThis is the ninth in a series of podcasts on Heroic Partnerships (the first through eight podcasts in the series can be found here).

Joining me for this session is Susie Dietrich. Susie is a principal owner of TOPS Staffing LLCAllTek Staffing and Resource Group Inc.e-Staff Consulting GroupAccountStaff Inc.Sterling Office Professionals, and TVS Inc. She’s also the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Staffing Association.

Susie tells the story of an amazing Heroic Partnership with a buyer that’s lasted over 24 years and five companies. You’ll love what she has to say about, “You build relationships over sandwiches, not RFPs.”

An entire chapter of my my book, High Velocity Hiring, provides more details on how to create Heroic Partnerships. Visit the book page for more information.

 

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Choosing the Right People to Hire

Past behavior is supposed to be a good predictor of future job performance. That’s why behavioral interviewing became a popular hiring method. Unfortunately, behavioral interviews are labor intensive. Plus, job seekers have learned how to beat these interviews. Just plug the words “beat the behavioral interview” into a search engine and you’ll come up with …

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Why Likeability Could Lead to Bad Hires

Research proves that liking a job candidate can lead to a bad hire. Learn more from Scott about this issue and how to solve it.

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