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WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT

WORK FORCE DEVELOPMENT

Published 04/03/2018

Employee Development is One of the Most Important Things You Can Do For Your Workforce Nikos Adriotis of efront, a management systems provider, recently wrote about the value of workforce development. Perhaps value isn't the proper way to look at it. In today's tight labor market, it would likely be more appropriate to look at workforce develop as critical to the success of your business. The numbers don't lie.   As many as 71% of Millennials expect to leave their jobs in the next two years because they’re unhappy with how their leadership skills are being developed. 59% of Millennials, 44% of Gen Xers and 41% of baby boomers say opportunities to...

A STAR IS BORN

A STAR IS BORN

Published 03/16/2018

PREPARE YOUR CANDIDATES FOR SUCCESS! Finding the right candidate for any job placement can be difficult, time-consuming, and expensive. After all the effort, the last thing you want to happen is a bad interview performance.   All your work can go up in smoke if the candidate isn't properly prepared. Although you may not be able to accurately predict each and every question he or she may be asked, you certainly can prepare them for pretty-much any contingency.    One of the most highly recommended methods to give your candidate the edge is the STAR method. The STAR method is: S – Situation, background set the scene T – Task...

Are your SURE that your top sales person should be promoted?

Are your SURE that your top sales person should be promoted?

Published 02/14/2018

Are you about to make a BIG mistake?   Research Shows You May Have Already Done It ...  In a recent Quartz at Work article, Corinne Purtill discusses some interesting research that follows up the premises first promoted by Laurence J. Peter, in his 1969 business book parody The Peter Principle, (Why Things Always Go Wrong).   Peter took aim at an “ever-present, pestiferous nuisance” found in industries of all sorts: managerial incompetence. The explanation for it, Peter wrote, was his titular principle—that any employee in a hierarchy will rise to the level of his or her own incompetence. (“This Means You!” the book noted cheerily in a subhead.)   Organizations, Peter and...

THE BEST ADVICE ON HOW TO GET A JOB!

THE BEST ADVICE ON HOW TO GET A JOB!

Published 01/05/2018

Laszlo Bock, CEO of Humu and famous for making Google one of the best workplaces in the world as the former head of People Operations, has looked through countless resumes and overseen thousands of hires. He shares his advice for what it takes to standout, nail the interview and land a job. In a recent discussion, he talked about what makes a great resume, and how to handle interview curveballs. He also discusses how you can tell if a company is actually a good fit. Mr. Bock, who has reviewed thousands of resumes, says that the best resumes he has seen follow...