Business travel. It used to be such a glamorous thought. New places. Restaurants. Hotel rooms. Jumping on the bed when no one is looking. Impressing people by telling them all the places you have traveled or are traveling. But now that I am older and somewhat seasoned in travel, it has lost much of its appeal.
I just got home from Parker, Colorado where I was screening candidates for a new school. Many interviews in the lobby of the hotel and a few lessons learned.
Don’t eat too much bacon at breakfast or you will crash in the middle of an interview at 11:15am.
If you don’t start with Attention Deficit Disorder at the beginning of the day, you will have it after eight hours of interviews.
The more you drink, the more you will have to excuse yourself during interviews!
Seriously, after years of asking people questions, I have a few tips that have helped me in interviewing that I would love to pass on to you. They are: