It is not easy to attract and retain top people, and top people can be very selective when considering new opportunities. Recognize that great candidates often have multiple employment options to explore and the amount of time they spend exploring new opportunities is minimal. Here are some of the most important things these candidates are looking for: A strong career move, not just the job. The quality of the company. The company has an established plan to grow and improve The quality of the management team. Great people want to work with the best. The right job fit in both short-term challenges and the long-term growthRead More →

As owner or manager, the staff you hire for your gym has a huge influence on client retention. In fact, 78% of customers have canceled a transaction they were about to make because of a poor service experience. Delivering an amazing client experience is important and it often hinges on your ability to hire the right staff for your gym. But the hiring process can be pretty tricky, Read moreRead More →

Poorly organized panel interviews can waste a lot of time. The key is to know the job and recognize the different roles leaders and fact-finders play. Spending 30 minutes organizing these roles upfront can save you from hiring the wrong person. A well-organized panel interview can really reap benefits for your business when it comes tohiring the most talented person to fill a position. As I explained in my previous Inc. article, such a panel interview can minimize the impact of first impressions and personality biases and dramatically improve interviewing accuracy. Weaker interviewers feel more comfortable voicing their opinions. And the process becomes more deliberative,Read More →

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew exactly what a hiring manager would be asking you in your next interview? While we unfortunately can’t read minds, we’ll give you the next best thing: a list of the 31 most commonly asked interview questions and answers. While we don’t recommend having a canned response for every interview question (in fact, please don’t), we do recommend spending some time getting comfortable with what you might be asked, what hiring managers are really looking for in your responses, and what it takes to show that you’re the right man or woman for the job. Consider this your interviewRead More →