The Eight Drivers of Your Best Life

The Eight Drivers of Your Best Life - http://www.businessknowhow.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.businessknowhow.com 4106 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 24, 2008 5:56 pm
David M. Traversi recently wrote a book entitled "The Source of Leadership: Eight Drivers of the High-impact Leader." He writes about the alignment of his own personal search for his best life with his professional search for the "holy grail" of leadership success:

"I began to observe and analyze the high-impact leaders and ordinary leader Read More

Make Goals Not Resolutions -- Chip and Dan Heath

Make Goals Not Resolutions -- Chip and Dan Heath - http://www.fastcompany.com Avatar Posted by Becky under Self-Development
From http://www.fastcompany.com 4107 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 23, 2008 6:16 pm
The authors of the bestseller "Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die" share ideas on the difference between weak resolutions and powerful, achievable goals, and how your mental and social environments can make the difference. Read More

Small businesses turn to PEOs for human resources help

Small businesses turn to PEOs for human resources help - http://www.stltoday.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Human Resources
From http://www.stltoday.com 4114 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 22, 2008 11:35 pm
PEOs act as off-site human resource departments for small- and medium-sized businesses. By entering into a "co-employer" relationship with the client, PEOs can help companies with payroll, health-care and 401(k) benefits, employee recruiting and training programs, and compliance with the growing number of federal and state workplace regulations. Read More

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal - http://www.sacbee.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Legal
From http://www.sacbee.com 4114 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 1:31 am
The Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy has reported small businesses will pay more per square foot and per employee than larger businesses to alter facilities to meet changes proposed for the Americans with Disabilities Act. The office studied costs associated with removing physical barriers to the handicapped, including changes i Read More

Is "Forced Ranking" a good management tool for your workforce?

Is "Forced Ranking" a good management tool for your workforce? - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Management
From http://www.bnet.com 4111 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 12:39 am
Forced ranking is a controversial workforce management tool that uses intense yearly evaluations to identify a company's best and worst performing employees, using person-to-person comparisons. In theory, each ranking will improve the quality of the workforce. Top managers rank workers into three categories: The top 20% are the "A" players, the Read More

401(k) options for small businesses

401(k) options for small businesses - http://money.cnn.com Avatar Posted by ksmith under Employee Benefits
From http://money.cnn.com 4116 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 20, 2008 9:31 pm
An owner looks for a starting point on finding a retirement plan for her workers. "I would like a 401(k) for my small business but there are so many, and I don't know who to trust." But is a 401(k) really what you need? "So often people make the term 401(k) synonymous with 'retirement plan,'" says Gene Fairbrother, lead small busin Read More

New research shows people think better while moving

New research shows people think better while moving - http://www.boston.com Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Self-Development
From http://www.boston.com 4113 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 17, 2008 1:00 am
The brain is often envisioned as something like a computer, and the body as its all-purpose tool. But a growing body of new research suggests that something more collaborative is going on - that we think not just with our brains, but with our bodies. A series of studies, the latest published in November, has shown that children can solve math prob Read More

Pay-for-performance digs in with employers

Pay-for-performance digs in with employers - http://www.baltimoresun.com Avatar Posted by ureach under Management
From http://www.baltimoresun.com 4114 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 16, 2008 10:05 pm
More employers now supplement salaries with one-time bonuses and rewards, with more than 90 percent of employers offering such "variable pay" in 2007, up from 80 percent in 2006, according to an annual survey of about 1,000 large U.S. employers by Hewitt Associates. Spending on such programs hit almost 12 percent of employers' payroll budgets Read More

How to Conduct a Job Interview

How to Conduct a Job Interview - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under Human Resources
From http://www.bnet.com 4117 days ago
Made Hot by: Shelly on January 16, 2008 1:19 am
Got a key position to fill? Hiring good employees is the foundation of any successful business. But selecting the right ones is hard work, and the interview process is often the most important step in the process. Here's how to figure out if the candidate sitting across from you is likely to become your next Employee of the Month. Read More

The 7 Interview Questions You Must Ask

The 7 Interview Questions You Must Ask - http://www.bnet.com Avatar Posted by dobbie under Human Resources
From http://www.bnet.com 4117 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 14, 2008 1:33 am
There are no magic bullets when it comes to job interview questions, but the way you structure your queries is important: It's the interviewer's job to create a framework for the discussion and prevent it from running off the rails. Every company's needs are different, but a good basic strategy is to ground the interview in questions about past Read More
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