Posts by: Chris Dyer

cognitive bias

Don’t Let Bias Block Change

  Find out where people are coming from to get them where you’re going Suppose you were caught on the edge of a cliff, being pursued by...

Quick Questions Before You Hire: What’s more important? Culture fit or experience?

Quick Questions Before You Hire: What’s more important? Culture fit or experience? If human resources management is seen as a science,...

Making Mistakes RecruitingDaily

Don’t hire for their strengths; hire for how they handle mistakes

  We typically use aptitude and performance tests to figure out how job candidates will do their best work. They, of course, want to...

The Best Matches Measure Up

  Using metrics to identify which type of worker to hire Which pool is your next new hire swimming in? The chances that it’s in the...

Stay Weird

Keep Your Company Weird: Use New Talent to Build on a Unique Brand

If you’ve been to Austin, Texas, in the past couple of decades, you may have seen this message on T-shirts and bumper stickers: keep...

It’s Not What Candidates Say, But What They Hear

This part of the communication equation doesn’t get enough credit for what it can reveal Are your job interviews structured toward what...

Chris Dyer

Is Your Employer Brand Showing?

With every exchange, it had better be. Here’s a new take on corporate transparency: when you connect with job candidates, the only thing...

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