Same Scenario, Different Status

Same Scenario, Different Status

 By David Rose A candidate misses an interview with a Hiring Manager. She’s still employed. Her current boss announced a last minute visit, unexpectedly, and she had to cancel the interview. She contacted the Hiring Manager 3 hours before the interview, apologized for...
Are You Artificially Intelligent?

Are You Artificially Intelligent?

By David Rose When technology and innovation like artificial intelligence (AI) change the way people work, there is a fundamental shift in the skills needed for career success. What was once essential, becomes obsolete. So, if you have an expertise that is no longer...
One Candidate Is Not Representative of All Candidates

One Candidate Is Not Representative of All Candidates

By David Rose We took a hit recently. I’m not happy about it. I’ve thought about how we could’ve done things differently. I let it rattle around. I tried not to take it personally since it’s not, it’s business. I was working with a terrific...
Forget Your Competition

Forget Your Competition

By David Rose I spoke with a candidate the other day. He was worked up – agitated and frustrated like a caffeine addict weaning off the java. He sent his mediocre resume with an unimpressive work history, and without any frame of reference, he felt he was the best...
Qualified Doesn’t Always Mean Interested

Qualified Doesn’t Always Mean Interested

By David Rose When participating in an interview process, following directions and completing procedural tasks (e.g. applications, assessments, background verification forms) in a timely manner demonstrate general competence, a commitment to the process, and a...