Hiring the right person requires knowing your problems and opportunities. The best way to get the right hire for your team is to understand what problems that new hire will solve, or what opportunities they will open up.
I’m very grateful for my career and everything I have experienced, but I wish I’d been mentally stronger at times and worried less about certain aspects of my career. That’s why I have written a new book. It’s a book for myself now, and 20 years ago. It’s a book I wished I’d had back then, and a book I’m glad I can refer to now.
Blogging has been, without a doubt, one of the most amazing aspects of my career and creative life. I started a blog way back in about 2007. My first blog was on the Google blogger platform and was all about communication and testing. The site has since been removed – I’d forgotten my password and … Read moreSome thoughts on starting a blog
“Listening is the greatest compliment”
Bob Proctor, Wealth Coach
You always have a choice. Leave it to fall apart. Leave people to follow the path of least resistance. Don’t try to improve anything. You could do this, but don’t be surprised when people aren’t complimentary about your hiring and joining process. Don’t be surprised if they leave your company after just a few weeks or months, or they don’t accept the job, or on Day 1 they wonder why they joined.
The tech world moves fast. New technology. New consumer markets. New coding languages. New delivery methodologies. And for some companies, new ways of hiring and on boarding technology professionals. Sadly though, there are still many companies struggling to find, attract, hire and onboard new hires with grace, dignity and efficiency. So I wrote a book … Read moreHow to hire and onboard Technologists – the book
We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don’t know.
W. H. Auden, Poet
Sad as this is, but many companies still run wholly ineffective meetings. If you’re not happy with how you run meetings, or you want to run meeting that make people go “wow” (and yes, I’ve had people respond this way!) then this article is for.
Self publishing a book on Amazon is an amazing experience. Sure, it’s daunting, but it’s also a brilliant personal challenge to complete. Here are 9 Steps to self-publishing a book on Amazon.