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3 tips to upgrade your interview process

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As the old adage goes…

HIRE slow, fire fast.

There’s nothing worse than hiring the wrong people to your team, regardless if they are interns or employees.  They look great on paper, you take a gamble, only to find a few weeks in to the job, they just aren’t the right fit.

You’ve wasted time, resources and mental energy as a mentor, trying to turn the situation around.

But alas, it’s no good.  That ship has sailed.

Want to avoid this tricky situation from the get-go?

Time to upgrade your interview process.

Here are 3 easy tips that’ll help you identify the very best superheroes to hire.  First step, optimize your interviewing process.  That means you’ve got to be a better interviewer.  When you do that, you’ll improve your efficiency and effectiveness to spot a diamond in the rough faster than ever before.  3 TIPS TO UPGRADE YOUR INTERVIEW PROCESS

Trust us…this is one of the very first undercover superhero powers you’ll need to cultivate for success…here’s how:

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thought of the day: whatever you practice more of, you get more of

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This week, we’ve been listening to Preston Smiles on The School of Greatness podcast and thinking about the relationships we’re building with the people around us.

Of course The Apprentice Program and The Simplifiers believe in mentoring and empowering others but we also strongly believe that it’s a two-way street. Actually, when you’re doing it right, we KNOW it is.

If you want to be in a tribe that is supportive and empowering – practice being supportive and empowering! Your tribe benefits but you will too.

Whatever you practice more of, you get more of. (2)

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Pinterest Picks of the Week

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Pinterest Picks of the Week

This week on Pinterest we are going ga-ga for all things signage. As event professionals, this site allows us to share thoughts and ideas in a clear and concise vision with clients and vendors, and gives us the ability to capture event design ideas in one, easy-to-find place. We hope these ideas help inspire you for your next event!

Mary’s Pin“who says your wedding invitation has to be printed on card stock?  Love this fold-up version printed big, big, BIG!  absolutely adorable wedding invitation design by SHHH MY DARLING.


Emily’s Pin: If your wedding venue has stairs: Consider doing non adhesive laminates to tell your story, your favorite song, or share inspirational quotes.”


Chelsea’s Pin: I love the form of this flag announcing the Bride’s arrival. Very festive and unique!”


Alison’s Pin: “Love this sweet sign for an outdoor wedding. The candle adds a romantic feel and it would be super simple to personalize!”