You have an endless supply of technical reading to help you do an engagement better. There’s only one source, however, for reliable perspective on running a practice. You’re reading it now.

It’s graduation time. If you’re contemplating an entry-level hire, you need to check for ‘fit’. We’ll tell you how. The notion of “democracy in the workplace” can sound scary. Sarah LaFon writes about how it doesn’t have to. Ellen Warden talks about how to avoid the mismatched expectations that can undermine your best efforts at smart hiring. Smart hiring also means saying “no thank you” to the candidates you rejected. We’ll tell you why, and how.

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John Borrowman