Most executives I talk with are very concerned about the lack of available talent. About one-third of employers can’t find the talent they need – and our working age population is in decline.
Too many employers still use personality tests to try to predict future success. It might be because people believe doing something is far better than doing nothing. Or maybe, it’s because there is a confusion in the marketplace about what tests can and cannot do.
Did you know that 70% of American workers are “not engaged” or “actively disengaged” in their jobs? Jim Clifton, the Chairman and CEO of Gallup, says in his “State of the American Workplace Report 2013” that our reasons range from being uninspired and having to deal with “managers from hell”, to feeling like we don’t belong and not being allowed to work remotely. This makes sense to me.Read More
Are you interviewing candidates only to see them walk out the door and never return? Let’s stop this madness. Below are eight examples of bad employer interviews and eight tips to make it all better.