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You have an interview coming up, and you really want this job. This isn’t just a trial run or a practice, and this isn’t an opportunity you have mixed feelings about, or one you might consider if nothing better comes along. This is a dream job, and when your moment in spotlight arrives, you intend… read the rest »

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When we meet someone, we tend to form strong feelings about their “likability,” or lack thereof, based on very little evidence. Sometimes these snap judgements happen within seconds, and sometimes we don’t even notice we’re feeling them, especially when the stakes are low, and we don’t expect to see the person again. In a job… read the rest »

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You’re about to start soliciting candidates for one or more open positions, and you’re not interested in compromise. You want the best. That means attracting a pool of excellent candidates and sifting through that pool to find the strongest talent available in the marketplace. You already have a strong staffing and recruiting program in place,… read the rest »

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After a few rounds of interviews, you’ve narrowed your talented pool of applicants down to two final contenders. In almost every way, both of these applicants are equally qualified. And both of them hold all (or most) of the core requirements for the job. You asked for a four year degree in a relevant field;… read the rest »