Job interviews are nerve-racking for even the most polished candidates and itâ€™s all too easy to succumb to foot-in-mouth disease. Among the worst gaffes? When you can feel the wrong words leaving your lips while your inner voice is screaming, â€śNo, no! Abort! Abort!â€ť Fortunately, this doesnâ€™t necessarily mean youâ€™ve totally wrecked your chances at landing the job.
News for job seekers
Youâ€™re a stellar salespersonâ€”you nearly always exceed your quotas, your numbers are the highest on the team and your employee evaluations are top notch. That should make you a great manager when that promotion comes around, right?
In the old days, if a CEO was hired from outside the company, it was usually done as a last resortâ€”either a suitable successor hadnâ€™t been groomed or the current CEO was forced out suddenly. Times are changing, however, as more companies are purposely seeking outside CEOs, according to the latest CEO Success study from Strategy&, PwCâ€™s strategy consulting business. The study revealed that from 2012 to 2015, boards chose an outsider CEO in 22% of planned turnovers, up from 14% from 2004 to 2007.
News for employers
Calling on HR managers, recruiters, business owners and all others who are challenged with the Herculean task of recruiting IT talentÂ --Â how fluent are you in Silicon Valley speak?Â
Job postings are everywhere -- on job boards, on mobile apps, served up in ads, and more. So how can your company or staffing agency maximize the power of these technologies to get the candidateâ€™s attention?Â