reputation management

How Damaging Your Reputation Will Send You Running for Cover

How Damaging Your Reputation Will Send You Running for Cover

The Candidate Experience is Important

The days are both long and short, the calendar is crammed with back-to-back calls and meetings. Another trip is right around the corner. There is staff to hire, performance reviews to give, forecasts to write up, and a dinner meeting with staff tonight. With so much to do, post-interview activities are easily rationalized away, and are often left undone at the bottom of the to-do list.  The last thing you feel like doing is calling Mike, and telling him he isn’t a fit for the sales opening.

Let’s face it, it’s easier to ignore Mike, move forward with your top two applicants, and get ready for tonight’s dinner meeting. Although you may save time today by not following-up with Mike, or any of the other candidates you’ve interviewed over the years, the long-term consequences will be harmful. Read More