How to effectively communicate in the workplace

March 5th, 2021 in General, Suggestions

The workplace is no different than any other social setting: the better communication among people, the happier they will be and the more progress will be made. But before we get specific about workplace communication, let’s define communication generally. Data and Affect  At its core, communication is data transfer. The signal must be clear, but […]

5 Ways a Resume Can Reveal a Strong Candidate

February 25th, 2021 in General, Suggestions

Hiring an employee is like selecting the right seed variety from seemingly similar ones for your garden: if you choose the wrong type of seed, your harvest will suffer. Gardeners spend a lot of time studying various dimensions of their local microclimates — sunlight, humidity, temperature, soil composition — to select just the right variety. […]

How to review resumes: Tips for Hiring Managers

September 30th, 2020 in General, Suggestions

Hiring managers have a tough job. You have too many resumes and too little time; you can’t pay close attention to all resumes but the details often are critical. How can you most efficiently compare candidates in the short time you have? Colloquially speaking, how do you “hire right?” Like predators in the animal kingdom, […]

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