Creating a Connected and Personal Office Space

Creating a Connected and Personal Office Space by Snowy Eischen and Debbie Green New England Home and Garden: Family Life Through the Seasons These days, the word connected usually refers to a virtual interaction facilitated by some sort of device. For this article, though, we’re talking about human connection and how to create an office […]

How Job Descriptions Are Hurting Your Recruiting Efforts

Why you’re writing bad job descriptions My clients will tell me they are working on a job description when they are ready to kick-off a search for a new hire. It’s a waste of time, as not only do I not use the job description, I probably won’t even read it. Granted, I have years […]

ADHD: An Entrepreneur’s Super Power and Kryptonite

“It was 5 days into my medication, and I thought, ‘Wow, so this is how normal people feel.’” A woman who worked for me shared that reaction; she was diagnosed with ADHD in her early 20s. Mildly interested, I asked, “Really? So what were some of your symptoms?”  I suspected ADHD was some sort of bullshit diagnosis […]

The Program-Template

Friday May 11, 2018 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM When was the last time you took orders from a Navy SEAL? While it’s not covert reconnaissance, the second installment of our Unconventional Leadership series features former members of the elite U.S. military special ops force, who will expand our mental comfort zones through adrenaline-based scenarios. […]

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Did Salesforce’s Acquisition of Demandware Fuel Boston’s Tech Economy?

During the spring and summer months, hiring decelerated in the high-tech, startup arena. As a talent acquisition professional, my book of business often reflects an “economic barometer” of sorts; typically, the earliest signs of a slowing market hit hiring plans first. I’m not referring to full-blown hiring freezes, just a gradual downward shift or “hold […]