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The Rise of Video Interviewing: Three Quick Tips

As if it wasn’t already a thing; clearly video teleconferencing, interviewing, video phone-calls and quite frankly, ANYTHING video related has come into sharp focus (pun intended!) these past months. I have blogged about the use of video interviews in the past, however I thought it would be appropriate to talk about the subject again. In…

Yes. It’s a Pandemic – Two Things Your Business Needs To Do Now!

As a small business person or entrepreneur, you’ve most certainly been feeling vulnerable and anxious during these wild and strange times. I want to help you through the current situation with 2 pieces of info I hope will be of value to you and your business:   The first piece has to do directly with…

Interview Apnoea – The Silent Interview Killer & How To Stop It

If you’re an employer, business owner, recruiter or hiring manager and you’ve interviewed employees before you may be able to relate to this: You’re at the end of a long day of employee interviewing; You’ve seen any number of candidates to the point they’ve started to become one big blur of faces and names: You’re…

Employers! First Time Hiring? The Number 1 Thing You Need To Do

It’s been said, when it comes to the people in our lives, that we are who we attract. Well, there’s also a related thing called ‘Confirmation Bias’, which goes something like, ‘We are attracted to those who are a lot like us’. This is never more clear than when it comes to hiring employees for our businesses….

Hiring Interviews: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Check out my latest Vlog post here and decide for yourself, if you fall into either of these 2 situations: You’ve never hired an employee before and you’re confused about how to begin. You’ve hired before but more often than not, it just hasn’t worked out in the end. If you have found yourself in…

3 Ways To Keep Your Hiring Interview From Going Off The Rails

To Control or not to control? This is the question! These 3 key tactics fuel basically every hiring interview you do, so time to pay close attention: Maintaining control of the interview with a consistent interview format. Self-explanatory. You decide….yay or nay… Staying in control of yourself and your venue. Do you allow distractions including…

Hiring Interviews: Is there a best time?

I’m often asked by clients if there’s a best time/day/season, etc. to conduct hiring interviews. Over the years there have been tons of articles written and opinions offered on this popular subject, so let me just add my own two cents! The short answer to this is: Whatever day/time/season or perfect timing you can dream…

Hiring Interviews: 2 Crucial Ingredients To An 80% Success Rate

Watch my Vlog below on this subject then read further below. Enjoy!   https://vimeo.com/346239481 I’m often asked what the main priorities should be in developing successful hiring interview processes. To tell you the truth there are so many factors involved in a successful interviewing process, that I’m often torn to name just 1 or 2….

The Prime Directive: Or…Three Mistakes To Avoid In Hiring Interviews

I’ve just finished recording a module for an upcoming online course I’m producing (stay tuned if you want REAL RESULTS in your hiring interviews!) and I realized the content of that module would make a great article for this week’s blog/vlog! To understand this week’s subject, ‘The Prime Directive’ in hiring interviews, we need to ask ourselves…