Out With the New Year’s Resolution

If you’ve grown weary of New Year’s resolutions and are willing to set aside a half hour for something much more transforming, you’ll want to hear this two minute WorkPuzzle. In it, I will lay out a formula I discovered in 2016 that gave me a significantly more joyful and productive 2017. Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle if you want to make the most of 2018. Cheers!


Show Them That You Care

Over the last couple weeks, I have addressed how to better interview in order to identify and hire people who care about their work, as this may be the biggest predictor of success. In the last edition, I shared why your mindset going into the interview sets the tone for discovering this vital trait. Today, I’ll share possible obstacles you may face in obtaining that ideal mindset. Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to find out what may be hindering you in your interview skills.


The Caring Question

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’ve 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.


The Most Important Candidate Trait and How to Detect It

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.