Hire and let go with grace. Organize and capitalize with fluidity. Just like water, be mobile and adaptive. Make bringing folks onto your team an exciting endeavor, not a tedious task. Remember, without water, we are nothing at all. [3 min read]
Job blobs are worse than micromanagers. In no case can job blobs, or their reports, find true success as their actions undermine organizational development and growth. The good news is that you can fix the situation and deal with a manager like this. [3 min read]
When making a call, take the time to ensure the connection is clear and that you can be heard on the other side. Heighten the experience for you and the other person on the line. Walking away from a call with more questions than answers is no fun. Do what you must in order to make the experience a good one. [3 min read]
Every search needs some sizzle and substance in order to be successful. If you are hiring, you have to figure out what that thing is and then relate it to the very core of the position you are looking to fill. [5 min read]
It seems like there is a pill for everything today. While the efficacy of many of these supplements is debatable, the power of the placebo is not. If you believe that a pill will help, your mind will be inclined to find positive results. With this in mind, learn about the three pills you can take to make you a better leader. [4 min read]
Imagine this, you’ve perfectly stacked a pyramid of peas onto a plate. Not one more pea can stack atop of this glorious structure. However, this is where the Pea Stacker comes in. This person attempts to stack another pea on top of this pyramid. Does it fall off? Of course it does, but that's not the point. [2 min read]
“What is your biggest weakness?”
“How do you handle conflict?”
These questions are not being asked because the manager is concerned about how you will handle things when they go right. They’re asked because the manager is concerned about how you will handle things when they go wrong.
Be prepared by having a story to tell.
Here’s one about 86 lobsters. [4 min read]
For a while now, Hunter Crown has been producing content with the goal of enlightening the hiring process and the candidate experience.
Transparency is key in our company and we would like to continue to make ourselves a “value-add” and not an inbox delete. The goal of this survey is to assess how we are doing and how we can continue to be better at delivering content that matters.
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As you or your friend start interviewing for that next great opportunity, here are eight things of what NOT to do in an interview. By not doing these things, you will increase your chances of landing the job of your dreams by 67%. Fact. [4 min read]
Can you stay “in the game” past the initial excitement stage? After all, the best moments come when we’ve committed to finishing what we started and see things through to completion. [2 min read]
Changing jobs, learning a new culture, navigating a new system, meeting new people, acquiring new skills... all of this might seem like a challenge right now. But take a moment to see it from a business owner's point of view and you might notice something different…[1 min read]
Add efficiency to your company by starting off the New Year with a refreshed process. Hiring should never be an afterthought if certain roles were filled and they could change the reality of the company. [2 min read]
What do Buddha and an intern have in common? Read this short article to learn about it. [3 min read]
When a frustrated employee came to a recruiter to discuss his options, the recruiter, being an entrepreneur, gave him a textbook advice…and was DEAD WRONG! Find out what the employee did instead that helped him get the raise and promotion he wanted. [3 min read]
Do you have the right process in place for hiring talent? Are things moving along flawlessly? Here’s how to ensure you won’t lose top talent because of your process. [2 min read]
Thank you to all of our veterans for their service to our country and thank you for the inspiration for this week’s article about the concept of “tour of duty.” [4 min read]
We have all heard the statement “Honesty is the best policy.” So why are we not practicing this at every point in the hiring process? [2 min read]
If you’re looking for your next great opportunity, you’ll want to know this. [3 min read]
Thirteen nominations were received for 2018 Best Employer to Work for in the Water and Wastewater industry contest. Find out who the winners are in this blog.
Another WEFTEC has come and gone. What did we think of this year’s conference? Check it out in our reflection piece. [2 min read]