Gregory Lewis

Posts by Gregory Lewis

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    10 Unexpected Interview Questions to Get Unrehearsed Answers

    November 24, 2020

    “What is your greatest strength?” “Name a time you faced a challenge at work.” You’ve probably asked these generic questions more times than you’d like to admit. The problem isn’t just that they’re passé — it’s that candidates can see them coming a mile away and they’ve prepped predictable answers to your predictable questions. You don’t want to ambush...

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    Pixar Animator Shares Secrets to Telling a Compelling (Company) Story

    November 23, 2020

    Once upon a time, there was a boy who grew up working at his family’s toy store. One day, he mustered up the courage to tell his parents that he wanted to leave the family business to be a Disney animator — but they said no. So he took over the toy store, got married, and had a son of his own. When his three-year-old handed him a drawing, he decided to start...

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    The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now

    November 16, 2020

    Two things are certain in life, and one of them is taxes. But in this unpredictable year even taxes can surprise you, as LinkedIn’s job posting data suggests: Over the past month, demand for Tax Specialists spiked by nearly 600%. That’s just one of the many insights you can find in this month’s readout of the jobs with the fastest-growing demand and most demand...

  • Quote from the Future of Recruiting Report from Lauren Gardner (Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition)  “Recruiters have to be able to answer questions on culture. They have to be able to answer questions about the company’s stance on diversity. They have to teach leaders and managers how to think more broadly about their own choices and coach them to gravitate not towards who they ‘like’ but who adds to the organization.”

    Microsoft’s Head of Recruiting Shares Her Take on the...

    November 10, 2020

    Predicting the future right now might feel impossible — after all, who could have predicted everything that 2020 had in store for us?...

  • 6 Recruiting Trends That Will Shape 2021

    October 21, 2020

    Recruiting today looks radically different than it did just a year ago. Accelerated by COVID-19 and the movement for racial justice,...

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    New LinkedIn Data Shows People Are Paying Attention to...

    September 3, 2020

    Recent events involving police brutality and systemic racism continue to ignite the world as we’ve seen impassioned protest in support...