Not awful, but it’s a lazy question. A question most interviewers ask, without really knowing why they want the information. Given that the average tenure of most employees is around two years, it should be more important to know what will happen over the next two years should you hire a person.Read More
“What’s the funniest thing that happened to you at work?” I’ll admit it, I’ve used it, several times. I guess I needed to make sure it wasn’t working. And it doesn’t.Read More
Personally, I think there is a big problem asking a person to liken themselves to a tool. You are asking a person to boil their personality down to that of an inanimate object, that costs money, can break, can be thrown away, and replaced. But I digress.Read More
I started waiting tables at 16 years of age. I got the job because my father was an active duty Air Force Officer. My dad was also an instructor in his field of work. I learned a lot about leadership having casual conversations with my father as a teen.
So my father and I recently talked about training.Read More
This is a sneak preview of a monster multi-part topic.Read More
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This is where you’ll find information that will help you build solid teams and great people operations plans. Hi, I’m Daava (pronounced DAY-vuh). I’ve spent the last 20 years helping companies build robust teams. I’ve learned a lot, made some mistakes, had a lot of successes, and now I want to help you grow your business.Read More