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These top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of April 22 will make you smarter. Guaranteed.
1. Your Boss Asked You to Do What?: Nearly 23 percent of workers reported that their bosses have asked them to perform tasks that are not related to their jobs, according to a recent CareerBuilder study.
Tiger copped a plea. Given the opportunity to conduct a gentlemanly withdrawal from the Masters after a serious rules violation – and do much to rehabilitate his battered image as club-tossing, F-bomb dropping philanderer – he hid behind a technicality: “(they) say I can keep playing, so here I am.”
By now, you probably know [...]
I can’t think of any reason to not read these top five stories from Talentmgt.com this week. They are that good.
1. Stop! Don’t Make These Talent Management Mistakes: See how managers can unintentionally burn bridges with employees, causing low morale and turnover, writes Robert Hosking, executive director of OfficeTeam, a staffing service.
By understanding where human capital investments are working — and where they are not — you can make targeted adjustments that improve impact over time. Suppose you knew that your leadership development program was working for boomers but not millennials — would you change anything? If your sales training was working in the U.S. but [...]
I seem to have stirred the pot with my last post: “Results Only Work Environment: A Leadership Problem.” One comment in particular deserves my further comment and validation. It came, ironically, from the author of the book, Why Work Sucks and How to Fix It: The Results-Only Revolution. My initial blog was written in response to [...]
Has spring arrived where you live? If so, take these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of April 8 outside this weekend.
1. The Unhappiest Job in America?: Whether one is happy at work or not depends on a wide range of factors that are highly individualized, writes blogger Dan Bowling.
Third-party professional services providers are hardly an anomaly these days. To streamline efforts and maximize efficiencies, organizations are finding value with these business vendors in a host of roles and critical tasks, such as marketing, IT, payroll and — arguably most importantly — staffing. The latter is often referred to as recruitment process outsourcing (RPO).
Celebrate the start of baseball season with these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of a April 1.
1. Teach Employees to Stand Out From the Pack: Successful people don’t deny their impulse to differentiate; they embrace it, writes Talent Management columnist Marshall Goldsmith.
2. This Issue’s Special Report: Succession [...]
The unhappiest job in America, Forbes magazine reports, comes with a six-figure salary, cushy digs, an office assistant on call, expense account travel and a free BlackBerry. Yes, you guessed it, being an associate attorney in a big law firm is the unhappiest job in America. Bartleby the Scrivener, where are you?
“March Madness” isn’t just about basketball. HR, as we all know, can get a little crazy too. With that in mind, let’s crank up the madness with these top five stories from Talentmgt.com for the week of March 25.
1. The Death of the Paper Resume: For some employers, paper resumes are hopelessly out of date. [...]