We received a viral set of e-mails in response to last week’s WorkPuzzle, so by popular demand, today I will share my favorite interview questions that reveal a candidate’s potential for success. To catch up, take 2.5 minutes to listen to last week’s WorkPuzzle to find out what trait you’re looking for in a candidate. When you’re done that, listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to find out how to listen to and interpret a candidate’s answers to find out if they possess this essential characteristic.
There are so many qualities that we look for in a candidate: competence, work ethic, intelligence, honesty, and the list goes on. How are you supposed to weigh the importance of these qualities in a candidate though? My goal today is to boil it down to the single best predictor of performance. Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to learn what that trait is and how to find it.
Do you ever feel bored or stuck in a rut at work? I have good news – it doesn’t have to be that way! There are scientifically proven methods that are very effective in pulling people out of this work rut. Learning to practice these methods will not only improve your performance, but will make you happier. Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to learn these methods, and if you find it helpful, send it to some co-workers so that everyone on your team can boost their performance and morale in the coming year.
Where is your cell phone right now? Even if you’re not actively using it at this particular moment, it could still be negatively impacting your productivity and relationships. Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to learn how the convenience of your devices may actually be costing you.
Sometimes it’s the small and seemingly mundane tasks that lead to the biggest success. Today I want to challenge you to discover what those tasks are for you, and see how they could simplify reaching your goals. Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to learn how to be more purposeful in using your talent and resources on a day-to-day basis to maximize your success.
Now that we know how important a positive candidate experience is, how do you balance that with actually assessing the quality of each candidate? Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to learn four specific measures you can use to determine if a candidate is the right fit.
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