Posts tagged recruiting
Remember 84% of workers are bored at work…

I had coffee the other day with a talented executive at a billion dollar company who is bored at her job.

She is well paid, but bored. Because of that, she is starting a side business and if chances are like her past successes, she will probably do really well in that business.

Here is the moral of the story. More money alone does not make you happy...Ask Magic Johnson who just resigned as the LA Lakers President. He makes a lot of money but became bored and quit.

I cringe when I see a candidate stick with a job they’re bored with and only stay for the money. They are hard to help.

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The "Real Hire" Shows up in November

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.

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Start Working (and get a solid website)

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.

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