Archive for the 'Entrepreneur' Category

Why is raising capital more celebrated than building a business that is actually profitable? It may be a smarter play to join an actual business rathe...View Details

The usefulness or uselessness of AI & Employment branding in Recruiting.  Today’s Quote:  "This is what Steve Jobs understood: Brands are defi...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

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

We are hard-wired to follow a routine. This is why we perform certain tasks better throughout various times of the day. So designing your hiring routi...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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 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

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

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

Companies complain that they can’t find people yet they do a lot of alienating of potential hires through their actions. Identifying and fixing wha...View Details

Brenda Diedrichs, Chief Human Resource Officer and Hilda Gracia, Employee Relations Analyst of County of Orange

Ryan Logan, Certified Financial Planner & CEO of RAL Financial & Insurance Services

Tom Hobbs is the Founder and CEO of Atlas Commercial Cleaning LLC

 The 3 keys to transformation and how to apply them for success: -Understanding of yourself (past) -Awareness (present) -Compelling vision (future) L...View Details

It is important to have a proactive talent strategy when planning and building your pipeline for your hiring process. Know when and how to tap into th...View Details

What is needed to attract investors, the importance of a team, and how to enagage the right people for your company.  Develope a plan that will s...View Details

All interviewees should be treated with the same positive hiring experience, rather they be an active or passive job seeker. When you eliminate pre-ju...View Details