Tag: Career Search

One major turnoff for interviewers; lack of transparency from candidates

Three questions that snag job candidates. A conversation with my daughter in the past aroused in me emotions of both concern and relief. Two conflicting emotions you’re thinking. Yes, two conflicting emotions, but the feeling that stays with me is the feeling of relief. The feeling of relief because she was truthful about […]

4 reasons why the applicant tracking system is ineffective

My wife has an ongoing argument with Amazon’s Alexa. “Alexa, play WBUR.” “I don’t understand your question.” “No, Alexa….Play WBUR….Alexa, play WBUR.” “Playing a station from Boise Idaho.” “Argh.” As I watch this interaction, it demonstrates how technology and humans don’t always jive. This transaction between my wife reminds me […]