Team Interviews: Save Time, Hire Better Candidates

Team interviewing, sometimes known as panel interviewing, can be a valuable way to avoid some common one-on-one interview pitfalls. Unfortunately, team interviews have pitfalls of their own. Here’s some practical knowledge about conducting team interviews that will be valuable whether you are just beginning to use them or have been using them for years. Are […]

Happy to Be Average? Average People Die of Heart Disease

OK with being average? 115/75 is average blood pressure, says Dr. Mehmet Oz. But what happens to average people? They die of heart disease. When it comes to your health, don’t settle for average, he says. Oz was a keynote speaker at the recent Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference and Exhibition in […]

How to Recruit a Dream Team Like Coach K’s?

Reminiscing about the 1992 Olympic “Dream Team,” considered by some to be the best assemblage of sports stars ever, coach Mike Krzyzewski asked 15,000 HR managers, “Wouldn’t you like to hire that team’s recruiter?” “Coach K” inspired attendants at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Annual Convention and Exposition held recently in Las Vegas. […]

Data May Be King, But Don’t Forget the Humans

Yesterday’s Advisor featured futurist Mike Walsh’s take on recruiting and managing employees in an environment that is quickly changing. Today, Walsh says we may be awash in data, but let’s not forget the human element. Walsh, a well-known prognosticator and author of the Dictionary of Dangerous Ideas, delivered his tips for preparing for the future […]

Prefer Harvard MBA or High-Ranking WOW Master?

What will it take to build a culture of engaged innovators who can keep our organizations successful? How do we spot the capabilities that will matter in the future? One corporate hiring manager summed it up this way: I’d rather hire a high-level master of World of Warcraft than a Harvard MBA. In his 10 […]