Hiring at lower levels can involve candidates with experience that might be like BV, but it’s not BV. Making an offer is making an investment. Why wouldn’t you backstop it if you could?
If you work in business valuation, you know that, broadly speaking, the value of an asset amounts to the benefit (cash flow, perhaps) divided by the risk. But what does that mean when the asset [...]
Your usual interviewing strategy is to find out “what they want”. You assume that, armed with that knowledge, you can figure out whether you’re “it”, or not. Your smart move, however, is to [...]
You said a warm hello when your candidate arrived. You made introductions and arranged a productive interview agenda. It’s OK that you’re not there when the candidate is ready to leave, right? [...]
Have you felt ho-hum when friends generalize about vacations where the “people were very friendly” or “the hotel staff offered great service”? Candidates can react the same when you tell them [...]
You wouldn’t invest in a company without looking at it from several angles. You need the same diligent approach when you’re ready to invest in staff. You need the Borrowman Baker BV Candidate [...]
We all meet with adversity in one way or another. Plans get shoved sideways, or delayed in some way. The important thing is how you reacted, what you learned. But do you take that approach when [...]