Experiential Interviews: Four Steps to Help You Identify Superior Talent
If you’re still using conventional interviews when hiring, I’ve got bad news—common interviewing methods set you up to pick the wrong people. Why? Because conventional interviews give only the smallest glimpse of the candidate—and an inaccurate one at that. During conventional interviews job candidates are always on their best behavior. They say what you want …
Posted on May 12, 2017
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.
Posted on April 7, 2017
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 …
Posted on March 31, 2017
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.
Posted on March 24, 2017
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 …
Posted on March 23, 2017
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.
Posted on March 9, 2017
The One-Question Interview
In many companies, interview questions contribute to bad hires. Is this happening in your organization? And what can you do about it? Scott shares details on how to solve this common problem.
Posted on February 9, 2017
Theres No “I” in Team or in Hiring
Effective hiring is never a solo act. Hiring, when done well, is a team sport. Why? A team counters the limits of an individual’s perception (called Hiring Blindness). Scott shares how to set up your hiring team.
Posted on December 29, 2016
How to Audit the Effectiveness of Your Hiring Process
Auditing your company’s balance sheet can tell you a lot about the health of your organization. Auditing your hiring process can tell you a lot about the health of how you choose your employees. Scott shares fives questions you can use to complete your assessment.
Posted on December 15, 2016
ABC: Always Be Cultivating Top Talent
When it comes to hiring, top leaders never go with the flow. They practice their “ABCs.” Scott shares how this helps top leaders enrich and harness the flow of the best talent.