Archive for the 'CEO' Category

Do personality assessment tests really work? We are going to discuss the why, when & how to give assessment tests. Personally, I am not a big fan ...View Details

The average annual turnover in sales is 25 to 30%. That is the equivalent of hiring & training the entire Sales organization every 4 years! How d...View Details

Diversity & Inclusion is critical to your company’s success but it is not a strategy. Here’s why... D&I needs to be built into the DNA of ...View Details

Erik Huberman, Founder and CEO of Hawke Media, Managing Director of Nest Equity Partners, and Operating Partner of Arrowroot Capital Management

What are the biggest challenges in building a distributed team as a startup? Today we discuss how to Hire, build process and lead in a distributed mod...View Details

Beerud Sheth, Co-Founder and CEO of Gupshup

Non-verbal communication and digging for clues to get to the root of who people really are.  93% of our communication is delivered non-verbally. Extr...View Details

Brian Frankel, Marketing Consultant of Ignite.Consulting, TiE Charter Member, and Founder, of Mentor Matchmaker

Ravi Sharma, Co-Founder & CEO of OOtify, TiE Charter Member, Investor, and Mentor

The mistakes we, as entrepreneurs and hiring managers, make when building our companies. Often our need to fill overrides our logic in determining the...View Details

We don't hire for human competency but for skill set.  Our language is inhuman in spite of the very real experience of working with HUMANS. People wa...View Details

Before you hire, you need a clear understanding of what you need and Why. What is required needs to be focused on the work that needs to be accomplish...View Details

Employer branding is a very hot topic! Today we are here to challenge conventional wisdom and say that people pitch their company and themselves wrong...View Details

"Post and Pray" yields mediocre results and yet It is the go-to method for most companies, especially startups. Look, dating apps have evolved so let'...View Details

Today we are discussing the Steps to building & scaling headcount in growth mode. Making sure that execution & time to fill are aligned. Toda...View Details

Today we are talking about Workforce Planning and our goal is to provide Clarity of what is really needed vs. what you think you want.  Evaluating Yo...View Details

What do perspective Employees really want? A Personal connection or an automated interaction? I argue personal connection!My hope is that AI will be t...View Details

Conversational Capacity is the ability to balance Candor and Curiosity under pressure. Critical elements to every entrepreneur and business leader who...View Details

A true partner has your back! Look for the person who shares your values and invests the time to understand the intricacies of your company.  Today...View Details

The One change you must make for 2019. Overcoming hiring failures. Spoiler Alert: it is your Interview Process… 1950 called and they want their proc...View Details

After years of experience in the challenging world of executive search, Christian Spletzer founded Clockwork Recruiting to improve how search firms an...View Details

It’s all about Purpose... Why? Because if your model exists just to make money, you won’t be relevant anymore. What is your companies purpose? To...View Details

Sourcing! Knowing who to target is far more effective recruiting strategy than casting a wide net when it comes to hiring correctly for your company. ...View Details

The good and great results of full company transparency.  There is a growing movement for full openness within companies which is pretty common in Te...View Details

The Immigration Mess  ie: Immigration 10.142! Turning away great people due to immigration issues is just tragic.   Today’s Quote: “The U.S. imm...View Details

In today’s hiring market, People have options, know they are in the driver's seat. It is really not entirely your choice anymore! Here’s the kicke...View Details

The Anatomy of a Recruiting Call. People do not respond to you because you are sending the wrong message! What do You Say that is Triggering a person...View Details

Did you know that according to LinkedIn “83% of talent say a negative interview experience can change their mind about a role or company they once l...View Details

Do you and your company have a strategic hiring plan? If you are like most companies, you don’t. Today we are going to help shift your model from a ...View Details

Congratulations! You closed your first round of funding, what's next? To scale, you better have a plan, a structure and commitments for who’s on boa...View Details

Define and build your core company values. Companies with clearly defined values & purpose consistently outperform their competitors by as much as...View Details

Are you shocked that your offer was turned down? Today, We are discussing the reality of the current hiring landscape.Spoiler Alert: It is ultra compe...View Details

In honor of this weeks DisruptHR, today we are talking about disruption. Disruption will impact your business and it is coming faster than you think! ...View Details

Why should we care about Emotional Intelligence when building a company today? People with high EQ, work better with others, manage customers more eff...View Details

Why is it that we put more thought into lunch choices than we do our career or hiring decisions? Today we are going to discuss the top three bad habit...View Details

Culture has a profound impact on company performance, often there is a disconnect between what management thinks the culture is and how your people pe...View Details

Invest the time to really get to know the people you are going to hire. Especially in the beginning stages of your company. Be picky! Your companies ...View Details

Don't underestimate the power of giving and receiving feedback in the interview process. Feedback helps your company improve your hiring process and i...View Details

Today we are talking about the chemistry of your team! Look, you can have the greatest product in the world but without a strong team chemistry, your ...View Details

 According to Wikipedia, Gamification is the application of game-design elements and game principles in non-game contexts. Gamification commonly em...View Details

 Student loan debt is certainly a major issue and yet it is not often addressed in the hiring process. Some would argue that the overwhelming pressur...View Details

Today’s show is all about Preparation! Preparation is the first step in conducting an effective Interview. Both interviewer and interviewee parties ...View Details

Paul Pickle, Former President & COO, of Microsemi & MC of Octane OC's 2018 Technology Innovation Forum. We discussed the future of Semicondu...View Details

Ryan Permeh, Co-Founder & Chief Scientist of Cylance!  I had the pleasure to sit down with Ryan for a quick interview at Octane OC's Technolo...View Details

Picking the right recruiter partner is not easy. Today’s episode is all about the different options available and how to find a search firm who has ...View Details

On Average 20% of your company provides 80% of your value. Which poses the following questions that we covered on today's show: How many A&B playe...View Details

Is your benefits strategy the right one to land great people? Highlights discussed on the show:  How Benefits drive Retention Effective vs. Ineffecti...View Details

Bad hires are the negative effect of a unstructured hiring practice and will manifest itself in the performance of your company. So how do you minimiz...View Details

True transparency maximizes trust and enables a company to thrive! Vincit promotes proactive leadership and a bottom up leadership approach. The resul...View Details

We all have unconcious bias. It is important to recognize and identify them, especially in the workplace.  When we acknowledge these biases, then the...View Details