The Bathroom Barometer: Why Every Job Candidate Should Take a Sh*t at an Interview

Go to the bathroom. Seriously. As part of the interview process, every job candidate should find the time to go to the bathroom on premises either before the interview begins or immediately after it ends. During the interview? Well, probably not so much. But it doesn’t matter. Just get in there, and not just in… Read More

HR Brands Are Being Undermined by Archaic Online Applications

In an earlier post we discussed how every HR department is a boutique branding firm. For job seekers, HR experiences are personal and emotional, and there is no more powerful form of advertising than word of mouth. Oftentimes, however, HR departments find themselves doing damage control for their employers who make stupid mistakes – like… Read More

Monster.com’s November Surprise: A Glimpse into How Digital Ruined the Job Search Process

Monster’s November Surprise It’s probably not what Monster expected. The article titled “100 Companies Making Big Hires in November” sounds so positive, hopeful, and optimistic. The list of companies hiring this month is quite impressive and includes juggernauts from Amazon and AT&T to Home Depot and State Farm. Bad Jobs Are Terrible, But So Is… Read More