So you’ve made it to the end of a lengthy job interview without a misstep. But moments before you can confidently head out the door, the hiring manager slams you with one more, asteroid-sized question: “Why do you want to work here?”
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In a recent story for Insider, executive managing editor Jessica Liebman made one thing clear about her hiring practices: You better send a “thank you” note if you want the job. “When I first started hiring, I came up with a simple rule: We shouldn’t move a candidate to the next stage in the interview process unless they send a thank-you email,” she wrote. This rule, however, wasn’t so well-received on social media.
How I Succeeded is a regular series on Lifehacker where we ask business leaders for the secrets and tactics behind their success. Today: Sam Bashiry, Broadband Solutions.
Ever since the New York Times broke the story of Harvey Weinstein's many, many years of predatory sexual behaviour, the floodgates have opened. Men in fields from entertainment to journalism to politics have been accused of sexual harassment and assault, taking down the unlikeable and repugnant (Weinstein) to the honored and even beloved (George H.W. Bush; Elie Wiesel).
During the opening address to Veeam's channel partners and resellers, Co-CEO and President Peter McKay discussed the company's recruitment plans for the next year. The privately owned company, which is pursuing some very rapid growth as it strives to push past the US$1B sales mark over the next couple of years, from today's US$607M, they plan to add a lot of new staff, bolstering the 1000 they've added over the last year or so.