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Hire The Workforce That Works For You

David B. Nast | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

I placed 523 CEOs in my career. I've hired and trained 43 recruiters. As a Certified Interview Architect, I've designed countless interviews and sel...

I Do Jury Duty In New York (It Wasn't Pretty)

Peter Van Buren | Posted 07.26.2016 | New York
Peter Van Buren

Jury duty starts with a summons. The government officially demands you show up at a courthouse on a specific day and time. Not asks, not invites, demands.

Bernie Sanders Would Be A Popular Vice Presidential Pick

The Huffington Post | Samantha Neal | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics

Thirty-nine percent of voters nationwide said they would be more likely to vote for the Democratic ticket if Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders were on it, a...

Bad Hiring Is A Choice

David B. Nast | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

A mistake made once can be learned from. A mistake made twice is a choice. How many times have you interviewed a candidate you thought walked on wat...

Marcello's Ogle... Cannes Is Coming!

Marcin J. Sobczak | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Marcin J. Sobczak

Festival du Cannes (or Cannes International Film Festival, if you like) has its long-standing tradition of elegant and meaningful posters. Two years...

Five Tips for Smart Hiring Decisions

BJ Gallagher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
BJ Gallagher

While there is no sure-fire selection system to prevent all hiring mistakes, there are a handful of fundamental basics that, if done well, can reduce your percentage of hiring mistakes.

A Human Voice in a Job Ad?

Liz Ryan | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

If we want to run job ads that smart people will respond to, we've got to do better. We can put a human voice in a job ad.

The Worst Way to Pick a Job Candidate

Liz Ryan | Posted 06.17.2012 | Business
Liz Ryan

Life is too short to waste time with amoeba companies who don't understand human beings, only spreadsheets and policies and hoary job-interview scripts. Those guys don't get you, and they don't deserve you.

Consumer Friendly Wine Events and Dinners

Tim Hanni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Hanni

"Welcome to our event - would you like to learn about your taste sensitivity and how it affects your wine preferences?" Imagine showing up at a wine ...