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18 03, 2019

Recruit to Win: Launching Your Rock Star MVP

2019-03-20T12:38:31-04:00March 18th, 2019|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

The MVP of Attracting and Retaining Rock Stars I used to teach ballroom dancing. That job actually paid my way through undergrad. Yet I was once a terrible dancer. Before terrible, I wasn’t even a dancer. I’ve handled millions of dollars of legal transactions for small-to-midsized businesses. Yet I was once a kid [...]

6 03, 2019

Recruit to Win: Employee Pre-Nups; Don’t Do It!

2019-03-06T15:40:04-04:00March 6th, 2019|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Don't Sign Pre-Nup Contracts With Your Employees — At-Will vs. For-Cause Imagine your surprise. You’re conducting the final interview when the candidate abruptly declares, “We need to sign a pre-nup agreement before I start work here. Not a romantic, actual, pre-nuptial agreement, but a boss-to-employee pre-nup for our working relationship. This is a [...]

11 01, 2019

Recruit to Win: Leveraging Social Media

2019-03-06T11:33:21-04:00January 11th, 2019|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Using Social Media to Recruit Top Talent:  Don’t be Afraid! Worldwide, 3.2 billion of your closest friends use social media. As social media use has exploded, so has your opportunity to investigate and recruit employees. Not surprisingly, the growth of social media use far exceeds the pace of laws regarding employers, employees, hiring, [...]

13 12, 2018

Recruit to Win: How to Interview Effectively

2019-03-06T11:36:34-04:00December 13th, 2018|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

How to Interview Effectively It’s true! If you hire employees, then you’re just like any team in the NFL, MLS, WNBA, NBA, or Major League Baseball. Like you, they understand that success hinges upon cultivating a high-performance team. So maybe we should consider how they hire their employees/athletes. Actually, for the sake of [...]

28 11, 2018

Recruit to Win: Understanding the Importance of Job Simulations in Your Screening Plan

2019-03-06T11:38:57-04:00November 28th, 2018|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Airlines Do It and You Should Too: Understanding the Importance of Job Simulations in Your Screening Plan Imagine this: Just as you are boarding your flight home from a business trip, you hear the following announcement over the intercom: Welcome aboard Alpha Airlines. John Smith will be our captain today. Captain Smith holds [...]

17 09, 2018

Recruit to Win: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Job Applications

2019-03-06T11:39:13-04:00September 17th, 2018|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

How To Get The Facts Without Violating the Law Everyone has heard the old saying, “There is no such thing as a stupid question.” Questions show interest, start conversations and create bridges for connection.  So, it’s no wonder that, when it comes to recruiting, employers devote the majority of the screening process to [...]

20 08, 2018

Recruit to Win: Standing Out From Other Companies With a Killer Job Post

2019-03-06T11:39:31-04:00August 20th, 2018|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

Do you know what every job seeker has in common? They all will read a job announcement at some point during the job hunt. Applicants look to the job post to learn the basics about a position—like location, hours and salary. They also use job announcements to complete hiring applications and prepare for interviews. [...]

13 07, 2018

Recruit to Win: Writing a Rock Star Job Description

2019-03-06T11:39:22-04:00July 13th, 2018|Monthly Newsletter|0 Comments

When you scan online job boards, inevitably you see a job description with a qualifications section that look something like this: Company X is looking for a new (insert job title here) with the following qualifications: Strong written and verbal communication skills, Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, A Strong bias towards [...]