Tag: willing

A 30-Minute Commute is All Most People Are Willing to Take!

We all kind of know this fact. Once you get more than 30 minutes away from your job, no matter how you actually come into work, it starts to feel like a chore. You begin to hate the commute. Doesn’t matter if you drive, take a train, walk, etc. 30 minutes, one-way, is our max! It’s called Marchetti’s Constant:  Marchetti’s constant is the average time…

The Top 18 Articles of 2018 – #17 The Moral Dilemma of Every Sourcer – How Far Are You Willing...

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Want to Foster a Risk-Taking Culture? If So, You Better Be Willing to Deal With a $2 Million Mistake

You’ve heard managers say it over and over — “we want our employees to feel they can take risks!” — yet you wonder how many companies really, truly believe it. My experience is that despite the rhetoric that they do, most don’t. Over many years working for a variety of organizations, I’ve found that people rarely get patted on the back for risks that fail, unless…

How to Source for Software Developers, Who are Willing to Relocate

The reality is that almost 216 million people, about 3% of the world’s population live outside their countries… and some software engineers are among them. Tech companies always seek for new talent, yet their channels are often limited to local developers only. This is especially true for companies established in thinly populated towns.

Would You Be Willing To Pay For Interview Feedback? (Take Two)

“I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you’re going to innovate.” – Howard Marks Yesterday I wrote a post called Would You Be Willing To Pay For Interview Feedback that caused some people to lose their minds.  I asked what I thought was a simple question: Would you be willing to pay for interview feedback?  Not just normal, thanks, but…

Would You Be Willing To Pay For Interview Feedback – Take 2

“I believe you have to be willing to be misunderstood if you’re going to innovate.” – Howard Marks Yesterday I wrote a post called Would You Be Willing To Pay For Interview Feedback that caused some people to lose their minds.  I asked what I thought was a simple question: Would you be willing to pay for interview feedback?  Not just normal, thanks, but…

Would You Be Willing To Pay For Interview Feedback?

I get my ideas in the shower. I have a busy life, so it seems like my down time is that solid 5 to 10 minutes I get in the shower. I usually shower twice a day—once first thing in the morning, then before I go to bed. That’s 10 to 20 minutes daily to think and clean. I like going to bed clean….