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Where we last left off, I was espousing the benefits of taking time to review and implement technology updates to improve business operations. Continuing to reflect, I realized that the root of the problem stemmed from the habit I adopted when I implemented some of my business solutions almost four years ago. Those habits [...]
Sick of your job? Your boss? Your commute?
You aren’t alone. Way too many workers are disengaged and unhappy at work and want out. Those with any entrepreneurial juice whatsoever dream of starting their own business; maybe opening a bar in the islands, but more likely taking their expertise and monetizing it as [...]
Take a break from putting up that massive Christmas tree by reading these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of Dec. 2.
1. Got Skills? The Evolving Mid-Manager Skill Set: The competencies required to be a successful midlevel manager skew toward soft skills steeped in influencing and motivating people. Talent Management editor [...]
It may not seem obvious, at least to some, that questions play an important role in all aspects of your daily work. Questions make us think. They lead to further questions, answers and discoveries. They help us learn about ourselves and others. Questions can also be negative, in and of themselves: How could you make [...]
This year was all about technology for me – in business, in recruiting and, in some cases, the kitchen.
Running my own business affords me the opportunity to leverage 100 percent SaaS-based solutions for my daily operations. From Google Apps for Business to any number of others, I am an early adopter when it [...]
I usually like to spend the weekend before Thanksgiving with a nice juice cleanse and reading these five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of Nov. 18. But that’s just me.
1. Embracing the Transformation From Leader to Mentor: Those leaders who want to survive must transform themselves into mentors whose sole purpose is [...]
November brings us Thanksgiving and the start of what I like to call Christmas music season. Thankfully, it’s always the season to freshen up on these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of Nov. 11.
1. Why Employees Fail to Change: Talent managers can increase the effectiveness of annual assessments by [...]
I can’t believe this. Yahoo is now ranking employees on the curve! If it was April I would think it was an April Fools’ joke. Who is advising Marissa Mayer? At a time when Yahoo needs everyone to give it their all, someone has convinced her that ranking employees on the curve is a way [...]
“He did WHAT???”
That’s the question I never want to have to ask my client when we debrief after they’ve run an interview. Unfortunately, there are times a candidate completely botches the interview and my client calls to share the details. I’ve heard them all — candidates who show up late, are completely under or [...]
I’m drawing a line in the sand and proclaiming that leadership, as we know it today, will become extinct. Those who want to survive must transform themselves into mentors whose sole purpose is to breed success in those they lead.
Seem extreme? Perhaps. But, if you stop and think about it, I’m sure you’ll agree [...]
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