Michael Brandt's Blog – January 2010 Archive (2)

If Obama was my applicant? Has face value killed good recruiting?

by Michael Brandt - BrightMove Recruiting Software

I am on a plane right now and got an urge to write something that I find very important not only in recruitment but in how people evaluate and judge applicants and people in general. I use the analogy of President Obama simply because we are in a time of in your face smear campaigns and news, where our political opinion of a person is summed up and essentially defined by one act or… Continue

Added by Michael Brandt on January 21, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

OVERALLS, ANYONE? What's happening to our work ethic?

by Nanci Lamborn BrightMove Recruiting Software

"I'm sorry. I really need to stop you there."

I was right in the middle of an interview, explaining in detail the job description, work environment, and company culture to the candidate. On paper this applicant looked like an ideal match, and after the usual grueling question and answer sessions this one really seemed promising. At her surprising request I… Continue

Added by Michael Brandt on January 12, 2010 at 1:18pm — 1 Comment


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