The 4 Deadly Sins of Interviews

Today, I want to talk about interviews and how they should change. Not all of them, of course; some organizations are incredibly mindful about their interview process and that is very appreciated. But if your company is guilty of any of these interviewing sins, I encourage you to confess and…

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An exception to a rule

Back when the pandemic was new, I published 7 Simple Rules for Videoconferences, based on my experience with a small hybrid (remote and in-office) team. Check out the whole post at the link, but as a reminder, the seven rules were: Everyone has to use their camera Use one camera…

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Grounded optimism

I’m an optimist. Always have been and probably always will be. But recently, I have been uncharacteristically pessimistic about one thing: this dang pandemic. When it started for us here in the US, I was consulting with a running retailer and race management company. They had a late-May race that…

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Smart friends and self doubt

I’ve told you about a time I created more work for myself when I cheated on an essay assignment in high school and a time I let perfect be the enemy of good on what should have been a fun project in middle school. Now I’m back with another blast from…

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