The old saw about every employee at a bank is a Vice President? Well, old saws start with a kernel of truth.
It’s especially pervasive today in HR. Be careful when you’re looking at hiring an HR professional. DON’T look at the title – we recently saw a resume from a Vice President of Human Resources. Upon further investigation, she was VP of HR at… a retail store with 7 employees.
Instead of title, look (and ask about) certifications, skills, knowledge – anything but job title.
In this quick video (1:18), Eric discusses what he sees as a big scam in hiring today.