We’ve literally interviewed thousands of candidates, and we’d like to share what we’ve learned to help you make the right choice. Evaluating talent starts with the right candidate, but finding a great fit for your team requires a commitment to the best hiring process possible. The below articles provide some of the practices we use to identify, compete for, and evaluate talent. Please join in the conversation and create a login to post your comments.

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4 Steps to Closing Your Next Interview Like A Pro

You may have read interview prep materials that suggest asking for the job,  but clearly they don’t mean, “So, did I get the job?” or “When can I start?”--baldly asking if you can have the job, but the point that is often missed with that tip is one that every salesperson knows well:  Until a prospect reveals the truth about wha

Learn Your DISC Profile to Improve Communication

This week we thought we’d share some insight on one of the best ways we’ve found to improve the effectiveness of our work communication. If you ever visited our offices (you know the corner office with the view of the shrubbery), you might hear such remarks as “You’re a high I” or, “he’s totally a high C.”  According to the DISC personality assessment, the “I” stands for someone that is friendly, outgoing, and talkative—or as Mr.

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The Ultimate Way to Ask Questions in Your Next Interview

A great interview will feel like a conversation and will flow back and forth well, helping the interviewer to feel comfortable that they will work well with the person being interviewed.

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The First 10 Minutes of the Interview Matter Most

The biggest mistake interviewees make is waiting to be interviewed.  Most people sitting for an interview expect that the interview is a time for the interviewer to ask questions and the interviewee to respond.  Although it is important to respect that this is the interviewer's meeting, waiting for the interview to happen to you is a huge mistake.

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4 Key Steps to Prepare to Win Your Next Interview

Down goes FrasierThere are a million things that could be done to prepare for an interview, but most of the interview preparation articles I read focus on what I would call “Interview 101” and fail to address the critical s

Who Do I Know: How LinkedIn Can Help You Find Your Next Great Employee

Whenever a new position opens up on their team, a good manager always asks themselves, “Who do I know?”  Of course our first thought would be to go with someone familiar, perhaps even someone we’ve worked with successfully in the past.  Many of us may even take the step of sending an email or making a call or two to people we know who could connect us with someone to hire.  Unfortunately, we often stop at a couple emails because we don’t get the results and our daily responsibilities pull us in different directions and we can “delegate” that task and get it off our plate by calling our HR d

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A Better Resume: Evidence of Your Work Performance

Employers value results and getting things done, and it’s important that your resume speaks to your experience and provides evidence that you are a results-oriented producer in the workplace.

Prove It: An Interview Strategy

This brief article focuses on the importance of digging for evidence of results from the candidates we interview

...because who you work with matters.