WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE

WHY YOU SHOULD HIRE OUTSIDE YOUR COMFORT ZONE

The decision to hire someone with a different work style and approach is the easy part. The harder part is flexing your style as a manager to allow someone with a different work style than yours to be themselves and excel. Too often we try to change people to fit in to an organizations culture. The best companies leverage diversity as a strength. They try to hire people with diverse work styles, and backgrounds and most importantly they create space within the organization for people to play to their personal strengths.
 

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WHY PHONE SCREEN JOB CANDIDATES WHEN YOU CAN VIDEO SCREEN THEM?

WHY PHONE SCREEN JOB CANDIDATES WHEN YOU CAN VIDEO SCREEN THEM?

Phone screens while helpful are not the most efficient way of determining if there is a match.  If the phone screen goes well it usually leads to a face-to-face interview.  My question is why not start with the face-to-face interview?  The simple answer is time and cost.  If a candidate is another city there is the travel expense and it can be difficult to schedule the face-to-face.  I agree that initial screenings
are important, but the approach could be improved.

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