Some people think we’re headed for a recession while others are optimistic about the economy’s continued growth. How do these affect your career and job search? [3 min read]
Just because you are super at something doesn’t mean you are super at everything. Taking the wrong job or promotion and ending up in a role that’s a terrible fit has the potential to disrupt not only your career but the entire organization. How do you identify YOUR superpower? [3 min read]
Relocation is a huge commitment and it requires a great deal of change. Prior to making this commitment in the hiring process, make sure your family is on the same page and that you really like the team and company you'd be moving for. [2 min read]
One of the easiest ways to get confidence, project power, and execute a better interview is to ask intelligent and incisive questions. Here are three questions every candidate should ask the hiring manager during their next interview. [4 min read]
While you may not always be able to plan when you launch a job search, if you have the opportunity, consider how a major conference could be your best tool. [3 min read]
How do we approach recruiting? How do relationships impact a recruiting process? Find out in this week’s article. [2 min read]
If the “stuff” were ever to hit the fan and you were in need, you’d want people around you who don’t forget or ignore the little things. You’d want those who are thorough and have thought of everything. Experts in their fields, masters of their craft, those who don’t skip the details, those who know their stuff. But why not be one of them? [2 min read]
Your actions will teach those around you what kind of person you are. Your reputation will not follow you, it leads. Do you want to take a Pass-Fail...good enough approach? Or do you want people to know that if the work comes to you, you will do your best? [3 min read]
Are you bored in your day-to-day? Do you feel like you have more to offer but your skills are undervalued? Is the journey you are currently on in line with your vision? You never know what opportunity is around the corner. Always explore and be prepared with your bags half packed. [2 min read]
Multiple studies have proven that taking time off, vacationing, or simply changing your routine to include “me time” has tremendous benefits. These benefits are not only health related, they are also related to productivity. Are you taking some time for yourself this spring? [4 min read]
Have you ever watched a movie or a TV show and a particular character is just a little tough to tolerate due to a lack of self awareness? These characters can be hard to consume and they sometimes become the reason we stop watching that show or movie. This very much relates to the hiring process. As a candidate, you need to be consumable and cognizant of the impression you make. [3 min read]
This one question needs to be asked by both the candidate and the hiring manager during the interview process. If you struggle to imagine the answer being “Yes” then this is not going to be a fit. The question can be asked regardless of the position or industry. Are you ready to ask the question? [3 min read]
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.
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