Scott Wintrip Scott Wintrip
Scott Wintrip is the president of the Wintrip Consulting Group. He was named to the Staffing 100 by Staffing Industry Analysts in 2011-2016. He can be reached at scott (at) ScottWintrip (dot) com.

Why Likeability Could Lead to Bad Hires

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 Research proves that liking a job candidate can lead to a bad hire. Likeability isn’t the only emotion that interferes with choosing the right person for sales, recruiting, management ...

Using PR to Attract Top Talent

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In movies, we’ve heard about the concept of “force.” Some films use this idea for protection, as in a force field that repels threats. Then there’s the force that’s like a ...

Practical Humility: A Key Trait of Top Leaders

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What differentiates the most successful leaders from others? It’s not just one attribute that helps them be effective. However, there are a handful of traits that are increasing in ...

Want Less Stress? Eliminate Your Internal Hiring Delays

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Delays are costly. Retailers without product on hand lose business. Manufacturers lacking enough materials can’t build what buyers need. Customer service teams without enough personnel ...

Your Internal Hiring Process: A Trip Down the Red Carpet or an Episode of Survivor?

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There’s no doubt that hiring qualified people for each branch and your corporate headquarters is important. Having top-notch talent who do quality work will help your firm reach ...

How to Audit the Effectiveness of Your Internal Hiring Process

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Auditing your firm’s balance sheet can tell you a lot about the health of your company. Auditing your hiring process can tell you a lot about the health of how you choose your ...

When It Comes to Hiring, Top Leaders Never Go With the Flow

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You’ll likely agree that hiring is one of your most important tasks. Get it right, you make your job as a leader in the staffing business is easier. Get it wrong, you make your job ...

Make Hiring Great Again

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Every election cycle is packed with lessons. This year, the Presidential election process, from the primaries all the way through to this early general election season, seems to have ...

The Power Vacuum in Hiring

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Feeling powerless is one of the darker aspects of being human. Whether you’re a parent who can’t stop an illness from ravaging your defenseless child, or you’re at home on the ...

How Good Interviews Become Bad Hires: Hiring Style

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Last week, I discussed how a phenomenon called inattentional blindness leads us to focus so much on what we want to see that we fail to see the obvious. This in turn can cause seemingly ...
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