Archive for April, 2016

Investors and Hiring Managers are Similar with Devastating Result

I never before considered investors and hiring managers to be similar. I do now. Theranos got $400 Million in investment and was only 1/100th as strong as they said they were. I saw a LinkedIn Post on investors and the Theranos case, and it made me think of recruiting being so similar. Theranos lied repeatedly […]

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Business Politics Undone – Striking at the Root

Business politics is epidemic and causes huge loss of engagement across all industries. The first step to combat this is to keep those who manipulate out of the organization. Business Politics Starts With Bad Hiring Practices We see lots of hiring managers and many think they are great at interviewing even though they talk to […]

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Market, Capital, Technology and People – Must Always Have

Market, capital, technology and people. Every company must keep these 4 balls in the air at all times. If you are missing one, you will fail as a company. Market, Capital, Technology and People – The 4 Balls to Keep in the Air Market – This means paying customers. Many tech start ups like Evernote […]

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Recruiting Pedigree Complex and the Fear of Not Choosing IBM

What I call Recruiting Pedigree Complex is a complex condition in big companies that costs Billions. Most of us know the saying that no one ever lost their job because they chose IBM. Most of us also see how that influences hiring in bigger companies. It is sad to watch. We find trustworthy talent and hiring […]

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