“If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” – John Wooden. Rushing through something might save you time right now, but it’ll ultimately take you more time to do it over if there are problems. The ‘bums on seats’ hiring strategy might save you time […]
Here’s a confronting truth. One you maybe thinking doesn’t apply to you – of course you want to hire the best person for the job. “We’re NOT looking for the best person for the job. We ARE looking for [pause] err, someone like me” A Hiring Truth Yet, the odds of actually achieving this is […]
Hurray for spring! A beautiful time of year where everything seems to come to life. You see a world more colourful. It even smells better. Opportunities abound. And not just at home, but at work too. It’s the first quarter of the new financial year. Over the last 2 months you’ve been handed your budget […]
People’s names are one of the sweetest sounds that people hear. Best to get it right. How would you pronounce the last name Wesolowski? Maybe Wahzuhlooski? Even Wazinski? or more accurately Wes-oh-LAU-skee? Maybe for an anglophile like me, this is a little easier ‘chess-toe-HOW-ski’ Mispronouncing, misspelling, misinterpreting or misjudging a person’s name is a surefire […]
‘The Customer Is Always Right’ – Marshall Field & Harry Gordon Selfridge, 1852 This centuries old, well worn quote still stands the test of time today. In many ways little has changed. A businesses raison d’être is to make customers happy. What has changed, is that more and more companies are investing in building a […]
Every hiring decision stands on three legs – the recruiter, the hiring manager and the candidate. Any leg of the stool that is too short or too long will cause an imbalance- at best lots of rework, at worst missing out on the best candidate. Here’s what each leg is about: The Recruiter (those who […]
This case study was presented at the 2018 Australian Automotive Dealers National Convention on 5th September.
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