Tag: Time

Tell Me About A Time When You Didn’t Suck at Interviewing.

At its core, recruiting is more or less an exercise in making a good first impression; from the 6-8 seconds the average recruiter (if such a thing exists) spends reviewing a resume to the reported 35 seconds job seekers spend, on average, reading an online job description, making an immediate impact is imperative for both […]

Amazon is hiring so many people that interviews take up more than 30% of many engineers' time (AMZN)

Amazon is growing at such a rapid pace that many engineers spend a big chunk of their time on the hiring process, CTO Werner Vogels said at a panel held by ff Venture Capital at mega-conference SXSW last weekend.  “Our hiring process is extremely intensive and we’re still growing at such a rapid pace that many of our engineers are spending 30 to 40%…

Predicting future resignations: Why it's a waste of time

It would solve lots of problems for businesses and allow them to make thoughtful searches for candidates and even have the current employee train their replacement before leaving. And to this end, Entelo has a new app that can predict who is likely to …

The Monday after the switch to Daylight Savings Time is disastrous for all kinds of workers

Insufficient sleep negatively affects an individual’s short-term memory, motor skills, risk management, moral judgment, and productivity. So imagine nearly an entire workforce operating at that level for a day — that’s the Monday after the switch to Daylight Saving Time, argues Christopher M. Barnes, assistant professor at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. Barnes has dubbed this day “Sleepy Monday,” and the…