Archive for the 'Employment' Category

Today we are talking about building a high scale remote company.  Try this on for size, a 75-person company without an office! The advantages are dif...View Details

Going old school with the title, don't judge!  STEM  (science, technology, engineering & mathematics) hiring today is brutal as there are just n...View Details

That's right people, today we are talking about our ABC’s! The reality of the talent market. Creativity and Contact are the keys to winning talent. ...View Details

Engagement!  Well, not the type of engagement you might be thinking of.  Engagement in the business sense. Employee engagement is the one critical e...View Details

Ghosting has come full circle now that it is a talent-driven market!  There is no excuse for ghosting someone on either end of the hiring spectrum. I...View Details

Attention comparison shoppers... waiting to see a “few more people” to compare before deciding to hire?  Bad Idea, Time kills hires! Riddling you...View Details

Alternative ways to hire salespeople when your company is getting started. Sales are the lifeblood of a company but what do you do when you need to gr...View Details

Is it a good or bad idea to hire former employees back? In today's job market, people may exit a company to experience life at a startup, change indus...View Details

Not making a decision quickly is one of the biggest mistakes a hiring manager makes. Often the fear of making the wrong hiring decision leaves people ...View Details

No longer can you, Mr. Hiring manager, get away with bad behavior in an interview and think you will be able to hire the person across the desk from y...View Details

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

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

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

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

A great hire happens when Career & Hiring objectives are in alignment. Now more than ever, people want to feel whole in their careers and personal...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

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

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

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

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

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

Founders need to build the cultural foundation before building the product! Building the right team is more important than just any team. Today's Quot...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

 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

 A majority of the most talented people have terrible resumes. Why? Because they are busy making things happen! Companies miss out on great people b...View Details

Public sector VS private sector!  We put on the gloves in an epic showdown of today's episode, to settle the differences and find out the better car...View Details

As an Entrepreneur or business leader, it is crucial in this market, to brand yourself to attract talented people! One company is developing their man...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

We are putting on the gloves in an epic showdown today. Answering the age-old question of Why we can't just get along.  3 rounds for the undisputed P...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

Insights on Proper Interview Communication and the ways to incorporate them effectively for the Hiring Process: What are the broken issues in the Inte...View Details