A Recruiting Nightmare – The Power of One

A Recruiting Nightmare – The Power of One

By now you’ve heard the story.  Front page of today’s New York Times.  Classic D.C.  If there’s a good recruitment story, look no further than our federal government.   In a nutshell, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hired two candidates to fill the very same...
ASKING FOR THE JOB: It’s About Sales

ASKING FOR THE JOB: It’s About Sales

After 17 years in recruiting, I still wonder at the origin of the advice, “Ask for the Job.” How does that work? “May I please have the job?” “I want the job. Can I have it?” Of course not. But . . . you need to say SOMETHING at the end of the interview. You can’t...