Tag Archives: HR

4 Imperatives to Prep Your Team for a New Hire

New hire rejection: Don’t risk your team shunning a new employee because you did not prepare them ahead of time.

|13 Jun 2018

CEO Interview: Dave O’Flanagan, Boxever

Dave O’Flanagan is CEO and Co-founder of Dublin-based Boxever.

|04 Oct 2017

New Rule: Act Quickly on Job Referrals

When you’ve been around the tech world as long as I have, you know a lot of people. I am often asked to use those connections to help CEOs fill a particular position. I am happy to help with job referrals, and I try to refer only A players.

|29 Aug 2017

CEO Interview: Shawn Jenkins, Benefitfocus, Part 2

In this second part of our conversation, Shawn Jenkins of Benefitfocus discusses how he overcame some hard times in leading a growing business, what surprised him most about becoming a public company CEO, and some advice for CEOs regarding benefits.

|07 Feb 2017

CEO Interview: Shawn Jenkins, Benefitfocus, Part 1

Shawn Jenkins runs Benefitfocus, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits management software. In this two-part interview, he spoke with me about his journey as a CEO.

|31 Jan 2017

Org Charts Essential to Good Decision Making

A clear, continuously updated org chart is a surprisingly effective tool for fostering great decision making.

|06 Jan 2015

Bad hire? Blame the CEO

How much does a bad hire cost companies? It’s more than just money according to this infographic by Mindflash. Hiring the wrong person also causes lost time, productivity, and morale.

|10 Apr 2014

How CEOs Hire: Elon Musk on Interviewing Every Candidate

I actually interview everyone at SpaceX personally. And we’re a 500-person company, so that’s a lot of interviews.
What do I look for? It depends on the task.

|04 Feb 2013