Carefully Curated Candidates

Maybe it’s a product of my environment, but I’d be lying if I didn’t say brunch was a part of living in 2019. I mean, for any topic to cross the threshold and become a “get to know you question” is basically to say it’s cemented in our culture. Now, I’m not the biggest proprietor of the experience - if someone were to ask me what my favorite brunch spot was, I’d say…

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Sean Ellis
Give and Take

We just finished reading “Give and Take” in our Binc book-club. This 2013 publication, by Wharton School professor, Adam Grant, is all about understanding how giving can bring you success in business and in life. Check out some of our key takeaways from this book.

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The “Happy Accident” - How I Fell Into Recruiting

In my experience, it is more common that people “accidentally” find themselves in recruiting than seeking it out as a career.  This is 100% my case. When I was in college, I was sure that I’d either be performing on Broadway or accepting the award for Best New Artist at the CMA awards by the time I was 30.  Sadly, neither happened…and then I fell into recruiting

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Alex Cheney
The Power of Being Authentic

Authenticity is an ongoing conversation with yourself, rather than a static state of being, and that the reward of checking in with yourself about what feels authentic to you will result in better interactions with yourself and others.

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Hannah Shtein
French Pastry Fundamentals and Recruiting

I’ve always loved making cookies. It’s fun, it’s easy, and you always wind up with a delicious treat when you’re done. While on the surface baking and recruiting have little in common, they are surprisingly similar. Like a lot of things in life common themes seem to pop up even when you don’t expect them. If you open your eyes just a little bit wider you could start to see your own surprising overlaps.

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Nancy Wood
Ripple and the Imperfect Art of Decision Making

A few years ago; mid-2013 to be exact, we found ourselves in a bit of a dilemma. We were introduced to a new startup named Ripple who, at the time, needed to do quite a bit of hiring. Our time working with them has since turned into one of our most amazing client stories, in fact, it’s one of my personal favorites.

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Boris Epstein
My First Year as a Manager

One of the most important parts of being a good manager is giving constructive feedback. It took some trial by error to realize some people don't learn the same way I do. I needed to figure out what motivates each individual person on my team and adjust my feedback delivery and goal setting to get the most out of that person.

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Robert Weber