Archive for the 'Interview' 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

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

Offers do not get turned down because of the MONEY… They are turned down because you failed to Understand who the person is and then demonstrate a m...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

Here’s a shocker for you guys today… Hiring Good People is Hard! Or is it? Maybe we just make it hard on ourselves because we make compromises bas...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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

It all comes down to your messaging in everything from your job descriptions to how you contact people. Today we are tackling this issue! Today's Quo...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

 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