Tag: KenanSoperBryant

  • Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    If you are interested in some new ideas about this age old question – keep reading.  Steve Tappin poses some interesting questions to ask yourself if you are considering a move to a new organization.  He encourages readers to avoid the trap of making this decision primarily based on compensation and to look at company,…

  • Hiring People Smarter Than You

    I have always been a fan of Jack Welch’s business books.  Here is his POV on hiring. Hiring people smarter than you.

  • Richard Branson’s Take on Hiring

    I have always been a fan of Richard Branson. Maybe it’s because I aspire to work from a hammock on my own island! Branson always has an opinion and many times it makes you step back and think. I love this take on hiring. Fit is SO important, and many times rushed and overlooked. How…

  • A Simple Way To Make An Impact

    This article reinforces a few simple ways you can make an impact on the job or at home. Words to live by! 10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

  • Infusing New Ideas or Hiring Yourself?

    Sometimes, in an attempt to hire a candidate who will be a good “cultural fit” with the organization, managers make the mistake of hiring themselves.  The article below discusses why that can be a big mistake.  One reason that rang true to me is that it is important to hire people who challenge your thinking…

  • Great Question!

    The author of the attached article suggests some great questions that can help organizations determine whether a candidate is a cultural fit. Take a look! Unconventional Interview Questions

  • Limit my choices?

    Given too many choices, some companies just can’t pull the trigger on a hiring decision.   The attached article describes a company that couldn’t find a viable candidate out of 25,000 applicants, and another company that bypassed on a candidate because he didn’t have two years experience using a simple database tool he could have…

  • Holiday Humor from KenanSoperBryant

    Thank you for the support throughout the year! We always have fun creating our holiday card. Have a safe and happy holiday season!

  • Why the Holidays are a Great Time to Hire!

    The attached article makes some interesting points about why the holiday season is a great time to hire.  Pour yourself a peppermint mocha and take a look! Click here for article.

  • Can “scrappy” employees add creativity and energy to your team?

    I had the opportunity to meet with the author of the article referenced below.  Sherry Moss is a Professor at Wake Forest University. Given changing demographics, workforce dynamics, and the economic and business challenges we face today and in the future, is it worth considering how a “scrappy worker” might add value to your organization?…