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what to do when you don't get the job

What to Do When You Don’t Get the Job

Finding a good job takes time—but also an emotional investment. After an interview goes well, you usually get psyched up and imagine yourself being offered the position. But not everyone gets the job. The sad truth is that good candidates can get passed over. Sometimes you come really close… but ultimately the position goes to the other person. The process by which employers choose employees can leave us feeling confused and, when we aren’t hired, doubting our worth, our value,…

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To Hire the Best, Consider Your Story

You may have noticed that more and more companies are telling you their stories.  Understanding a company’s story allows you to identify with the meaning and purpose that shapes a company, and it builds a personal relationship to them – which translates into greater loyalty.  In this same way, if you are looking to hire great people and great leaders, you need to share your organization’s story.  You need to tell potential employees why your company was started, what the…

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Building A Great Team

It seems an almost universal experience that at some point in our lives we will need to build a great team.  It’s not just those of us who need to run a corporation or a non-profit, it’s also those of us trying to gather together wonderful helpers for a elementary school classroom, or parents looking for amazing people to support their family.  When we want to build a team, we are all faced with the opportunity (and the challenge) of…

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