Recruiters and “Agency”

If you’ve ever been involved with a real estate transaction in California (and perhaps most of the US) you have hopefully gotten to learn about Agency.  In at least California you have to sign a disclosure document that clears up who is representing who.  The typical way things work is…

Hiring, but the Bus Is Empty?

One of the most influential book I read during my graduate studies was Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap . . . And Others Don’t by Jim Collins.  His analogy of the Mirror and Window is a litmus test I use for leaders in the workplace.  And…

Job Candidate – We All Get The Same Pay . . .

I’ve worked for startups that have ranged in size from 5 people to a few hundred. (Yes, technically those shouldn’t be labeled “startups” but this is a different kind of economy.) At the smallest I actually signed on part-time for just health insurance and equity in the beginning. The next…