When Halloween ends and November begins, it reminds me of hiring.
With hiring, once the candidate gets the job you never know who is going to show up to work on the first day. They take the “I want the job” mask off on their first day of work and you see who you really hired.
During the interview process, the candidate has a mask on all warts and scars they don’t want to show you. Sure, you can do all the checks - background, credit, references, drug screen, etc. - but you don’t really know who you hired until the first day on the job.Read More
67% of people earning $100K or more plan to make a job change in the next 12 months - That’s a lot of curveballs your executive team is going to give you. Are you ready?Read More
There is a chance you are bored right now, reading this on your phone on a train while you are dreading that mundane day ahead (i.e., counting objects on excel sheets, sitting in long meetings, etc).Read More
The best candidates are the ones who tell you “they do not know the answer” instead of making up an answer which can end up becoming a lie. “I don’t know” is a good answer too.Read More
Many times our work is outside of our control. Focus on what you can control. Your company will be more amazing and you will be happier.Read More
You need no more than 5 people to make a hiring decision. If you have a well run organization - you only need 3-4 people. If you are paranoid - you will want want 10 or more people to interview someone. If your interviewing team looks like this picture - lean that out, now.Read More
So what does a recruiter do with all this time on their hands? I mean 6 seconds on a resume - you could screen 10 resumes per minute, 600 resumes per hour, etc.
The good recruiters out there know that 8 out of 10 people are unhappy in their roles. They spend their time getting in front of people, not screening resumes.Read More
Same Ben here, but with Ramp Talent. Since I launched my recruiting and HR business, Apple has come out with two new iPhone X's and I launched a good business with an average website...
One year later and after lots of valuable feedback, I raised my game. Like changing my company name. That said - Secret Tech Sauce Talent is now Ramp Talent. The name is easier to say, PLUS - the name aligns with the work we do…
We ramp recruiting and HR for startups.Read More