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What Traits Are Most Valuable in a Career?

If you read Thomas Friedman’s interview with Laszlo Bock, How to Get a Job at Google, Part 2, you see that these qualities are the things that Bock discusses: Grit, which I refer to as perseverance Adaptability General cognitive ability, … Continue reading

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Decoding Culture

After I posted my culture series for job hunters, I saw What Your Culture Really Says. (Hat-tip to Andy Lester who pointed me to it.) This is critical: Culture is not about the furniture in your office. It is not … Continue reading

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Hiring Managers: Asking About Integrity

I once said that Integrity is the Most Important Requirement in a Manager. I still believe that. But you can’t just ask, “How much integrity do you have?” That’s a leading question. Or, what if you are a company like … Continue reading

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Hiring Geeks That Fit is Done!

Hiring Geeks That Fit is done. You have choices for where to buy it: On leanpub, where you can still decide what to pay. On Amazon where I decided what you pay: Am I excited? Yes. I am now an … Continue reading

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It’s a Title, It’s a Cover… It’s a Book!

While I was in Sweden last week, my cover designer was busy, and I now have a cover, and a published book! Welcome to the updated hiring book: Hiring Geeks That Fit. Isn’t the cover great? I love it. This … Continue reading

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A Hiring Manager’s Starting Guide to Twitter

One of the things that’s so hard about hiring these days is that it’s so dependent on your personal network. LinkedIn is part of your network. Twitter has to be a part of your network. As part of the updated … Continue reading

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Answer Questions, Yes. Housekeys? No

There’s an article in the Huffington Post about asking candidates to turn over their Facebook login credentials, so the interviewers can see their “private” pages. If you provide your login credentials, your private Facebook pages are no longer private, are … Continue reading

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