Tag: Stink

The Top 10 Startup Recruiting Errors — Why Startup Recruiting Results Stink

If you regularly deal with startups as I do, you already know that most of them have a painfully weak recruiting effort. This is a huge problem because every startup needs to grow but they can’t because they face a constant shortage of skilled talent. And paradoxically the negative impact on the business gets continually worse, because if your startup is not growing, it…

Another Example of Why Interviews Usually Stink

Humans are fragile and unpredictable creatures… and, in our companies, we put them in charge of hiring other fragile and unpredictable creatures. Adding someone to your team can be riskier than hanging out with Justin Bieber at a Cavs game. Because of that, hiring managers are always looking for the silver bullet: the right personality test, trick question, or background to help them make…

8 Reasons Why LinkedIn Ads Kind Of Stink

LinkedIn made a measly $153 million dollars from ads in the last quarter, with their marketing solutions making up just 20 percent of their 2014 revenue. That's insanely low, considering they have over 347 million members now, 93 million of whom are …