Job seekers: Treat rejection as part of the interview

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I recently spoke with a software company’s top HR guy. He related the story of a candidate who, because of his own actions, precluded himself from being considered for any future jobs with the company. This is a story of … More…

Why Job Seekers Need Not Be Shy

Job Seekers – Don’t be Shy with Recruiters When talking to a recruiter, job seekers should not be shy about asking clarifying questions. Many job candidates are overly-deferential in their initial conversations with recruiters; that inclination can dilute the value of … More…

Incentives Gone Wild Part II: Customer strong-armed for “perfect” service feedback rating

No brand shows well when the marketing talk gets stomped on by the customer service walk.

This article is Part II of “Incentives Gone Wild,” a story discussing the reality of incentives that hit too close to an individual’s pocketbook. When businesses and governments implement over-simplified incentive programs, people begin to see dollars within reach and … More…

Incentives Gone Wild: Atlanta School System Cheating Scandal Just One of Many Visible Signs of Overly-simplistic Incentive Programs

Misguided Incentives Steal the Show This week we’ve learned of the Atlanta school system’s multi-teacher, multi-administrator, multi-school conspiracy to cheat in order to win funds for the school and for teacher bonuses. The dangerously short and direct tie from individual … More…

Circle of Military Trysts Predicted by Neuropsychologist’s Writings on the Science of Hormones

The Male Brain - Brizendine

Everything I needed to know about the Petraeus/Broadwell/Allen/Kelley/Shirtless FBI Agent circle I learned when reading Dr. Louann Brizendine’s book series on on the science of male and female brains and the impact hormone cycles have on our behaviors and perceptions. In her … More…