Why You Aren’t Getting Hired

You’re qualified for the job. You might even be doing the same job at a different company. You may have interviewed and if so feel you did quite well. In the end, you don’t get hired. Why? Because hiring is risky and Risk. Is. Expensive. Hiring someone entails a... read more

All Hay, No Needle?

It’s fair to say the one resource humanity does not lack at present is access to information. The exponential growth of information being stored and shared across the internet has been a hallmark of the past few decades.     The challenge associated... read more

Myers-Briggs Is Astrology

OMG! THAT TOTALLY DESCRIBES ME!! The Myers-Briggs test is one of those topics that tend to drive people into a tizzy about whether it’s ‘real’. If you’ve never taken a Myers-Briggs test this is what happens. You’re asked 93 questions. The... read more

The View From The Mountaintop

Mr Reynar, director of engineering at Facebook when this article was written, has a pretty straightforward and non-controversial stance on resumes. His advice: “focus on telling a clear story about what you’ve done, and in a cover letter explain why you think... read more

Hiring and Firing – Two Sides of the Same Coin

SOMETIMES EVEN VISIONARIES ONLY SEE HALF THE PROBLEM Marc Andreessen, he who created the Netscape Navigator and ushered in the age of the Internet, now runs a very successful venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. From time to time, Marc can be found on social media... read more

It’s Time To Rethink The ATS

The house of the rising sun may have been the ruin of many a poor boy, but the ATS (applicant tracking system) has ruined even more promising careers not to mention being the bane of hiring managers and HR officers everywhere.   THE ORIGIN Beginning back in the... read more

There’s a Whole Lotta Vendors Out There

The labor market is the largest common market on the planet. Almost every single human being throughout recorded history has had to work at some point for someone or some group. The industry segment commonly referred to as Hiring, Staffing, and Development serves this... read more