Getting it Right by Being Wrong

We all love to be right. But proving ourselves right is the enemy of objectivity when it comes to hiring. Today, we continue to explore how our assumptions may be getting in the way of hiring well. The worst part of this tendency is that we’re not even aware that it’s happening. Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to find out how to keep yourself accountable and protected from falling into the trap of wanting to be right.


Hiring and the Halo Effect

Last week, we looked at how keeping your assumptions in check can lead to better hires. This week, I’ll introduce you to the “halo effect” and how it impacts your perception of candidates. So what is the “halo effect” and how is it compromising your evaluation of a candidate? Listen to today’s WorkPuzzle to find out and learn how to protect yourself from taking on this very common practice.


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.