GET ACTIONABLE BUSINESS WISDOM DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX

Arriving Tuesday and Friday mornings

Subscribe below for business wisdom from James Walton of the Trellis Group. Each email aims to give you practical guidance on becoming more effective in your work.

 

New Hire's 1st Day? Do These 3 Things

There's 5 questions every onboarding process should answer for the new team member. Here's three more areas of focus to ensure your new...

Screening Applicants 101

Here's two steps to arrive at the one candidate your organization needs when trying to fill an open role. Step 1: Do the work to get...

Interviewing 101

For most leaders, interviewing candidates isn't what you're particularly experienced at, or trained to do, or excited about. But it's a...

Four Questions to Ask Before You Hire

You've got your eye on a candidate you think would be a great fit for the team. What can you do to ensure it will help drive the business...

9 Qualities of a Quality Hire

We've already discussed that in most cases, hiring for character and training for skill is an effective way to go. (If however, you need...

The Golden Rule of Recruitment

A quick way to distinguish yourself as an employer of choice is to treat job candidates the way you'd want to be treated. Only one person...

Who Do You Choose?

Two candidates apply to your open position: Candidate A has 8 years of experience at your competitor. In the interview, they are...

How to Avoid a Bad Hire

A bad hire is costly. The pain of lost productivity, diminished morale, and the burden of having to rehire after a bad hire is terrible....