Interview question: How lucky are you?

  • August 09, 2011

When Tony Hsieh, CEO of online shoe retailer, interviews people, he asks candidates this question: On a scale of 1 to 10 (with 1 being “bad things...

How to improve the job candidate experience

  • July 01, 2011

How would you grade your organization’s application process? Tracking the candidate experience can improve it and enhance your organization’s HR brand among...

Hire the best applicants possible

  • May 12, 2011

Your organization has narrowed the field to two candidates for an administrative position. Both are experienced, both personable. How to choose? Nancy Brown has...

Proceed with care during union negotiations

  • March 20, 2011

Here’s a warning to employers facing a union for the first time. Get an attorney right away and rely on his or her advice to guide your actions. The 5th Circuit...

The threat of smart people

  • March 01, 2011

You seek input from colleagues before picking which job candidates to hire or which workers to promote. It's admirable that you solicit their insights and impressions....