In the TED Talk below, Jason Chen gives 3 ideas we agree with for more productive interviews all around. Together they boil down to focusing on what you can do, not what you have done! Having conducted dozens of interviews I've also witnessed my fair share of cringe-worthy moments with prospective hires. The things I list here are a sample of mistakes I see candidates make. A little awareness can help you avoid these traps.
“A multipurpose machine-human or corporate – is always going to be less efficient than one which is dedicated to a single purpose.”
This engrossing TED Talk by Atul Gawande gets to the heart of making systems work. Pit crews, not individuals, make the most important systems in the world work, from airplanes to surgical teams, and they all use well-designed checklists.
A TED talk we love and live, how to create more time By: William Graves
Long-term, Ontime's Managed L1 Service saves 95% of the time previously required by senior Support Leadership, Including both Direct and Executive managers.
Having open positions in operations and support for significantly longer periods of time is now the norm.
Apps are growing in importance all the time. But their support burden on Dev and IT for most organizations is substantial.
Your business is humming along, but breaks and redo’s are occurring so fast you can’t make any real forward progress. Gradually the time it takes to move forward stretches out longer and longer until nothing ever seems to change. You’re stuck.
It happens all the time. An organization needs specific people to run smoothly. When they are unavailable, everyday breaks can become very painful. And more and more this is coming under regulatory scrutiny as shown by this article.