Where Have All the Qualified Job Candidates Gone?

Where Have All the Qualified Job Candidates Gone? - http://www.allbusiness.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.allbusiness.com 4368 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 12, 2008 3:48 pm
In this day and age, where education means everything, I'm finding this generation is lacking in the basic skills and drive to succeed. They're out there floating, checking things out, and when the right fit presents itself, they make their move. It's amazing to me that they operate this way - "Maybe I'll try marketing. Maybe I'll try Read More

The best and the brightest are not always the best fit

The best and the brightest are not always the best fit - http://blog.threestarleadership.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://blog.threestarleadership.com 4370 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 11, 2008 1:44 am
Intellectual firepower may give you the ability to analyze situations. It doesn't give you the willingness to decide on the basis of incomplete information. It doesn't, necessarily, give you the skills to convince others that your ideas are good ones. Read More

Making Changes? Pay Attention to High Achievers

Making Changes? Pay Attention to High Achievers - http://www.allthingsworkplace.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://www.allthingsworkplace.com 4370 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 10, 2008 3:35 am
When initiating change, lots of attention is given to "the masses." It's assumed that the "best and the brightest" will embrace and lead large scale change. The research here shows that such conventional wisdom is neither conventional nor wise. Read More

How to Radically Increase Employee Engagement

How to Radically Increase Employee Engagement - http://trustedadvisor.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://trustedadvisor.com 4375 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 4, 2008 4:25 pm
Business author Charles H. Green makes the radical suggestion that companies should hook up their own employees with recruiters -- to increase employee engagement and retention. Counter-intuitive and brilliant stuff. Read More

Want More Productive Employees? Try Adding a Few Plants

Want More Productive Employees? Try Adding a Few Plants - http://blogs.discovermagazine.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://blogs.discovermagazine.com 4380 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 31, 2008 3:13 am
New research shows that plants really do make your employees feel better and work more productively. Read More

Ten Reasons Gen Xers Are Unhappy at Work

Ten Reasons Gen Xers Are Unhappy at Work - http://www.businessweek.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Human Resources
From http://www.businessweek.com 4387 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 23, 2008 6:56 pm
Many X'ers are not thrilled with corporate life. They tend not to trust institutions in general and deeply resent the Boomers' confident assumptions that they will be motivated by the same things that Boomers have long cared about. Many plan to leave corporate life "soon" — to start entrepreneurial ventures or work for smaller companies. W Read More

Why the Organization Chart is Not Obsolete

Why the Organization Chart is Not Obsolete - http://blog.smartdraw.com Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Human Resources
From http://blog.smartdraw.com 4393 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 18, 2008 8:37 pm
"As someone who has built a business from one person to 40 (and growing fast) I think most entrepreneurs misunderstand org charts and their value even to the smallest business of just one person. Yes, I'm serious: A one person organization that aims to grow needs an org chart!" Read More

Corporate Training Is For The Birds

Corporate Training Is For The Birds - http://trustedadvisor.com Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://trustedadvisor.com 4395 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 16, 2008 4:24 pm
Most corporate training methods build on outdated animal behavior research, but new studies are showing there's a better way to teach and motivate birds, chimps, and even...employees! Read More
Imagine a country of 146 million workers, where a massive database maintained by hapless bureaucrats determines who can hold a job. It's a place where simple statistical error alone can annually deny work to half a million of these workers, and those lucky enough to appeal the error must wait months, even years, to reenter the labor pool. Suc Read More

Biz celebrates record sales with underwear-day

Biz celebrates record sales with underwear-day - http://www.cfosnafu.com Avatar Posted by JuliePower under Human Resources
From http://www.cfosnafu.com 4400 days ago
Made Hot by: on May 10, 2008 12:58 pm
Get your folk to come to work in their underwear? That would work in the United States (NOT). Read More
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