Steer clear of these 10 illegal job interview questions

Steer clear of these 10 illegal job interview questions Avatar Posted by JohnH under Human Resources
From http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com 3626 days ago
Made Hot by: on June 17, 2008 8:25 pm
Although HR departments should be aware of questions that are illegal to ask prospective employees, some hiring managers aren't so savvy. Many illegal questions are easy for just about anyone with elementary social graces to avoid, but others might surprise you. Read More

Where Have All the Qualified Job Candidates Gone?

Where Have All the Qualified Job Candidates Gone? Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Human Resources
From http://www.allbusiness.com 3632 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 Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://blog.threestarleadership.com 3634 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 Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://www.allthingsworkplace.com 3634 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 Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://trustedadvisor.com 3639 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 Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://blogs.discovermagazine.com 3644 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 Avatar Posted by Becky under Human Resources
From http://www.businessweek.com 3651 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 Avatar Posted by Aaronontheweb under Human Resources
From http://blog.smartdraw.com 3657 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 Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Human Resources
From http://trustedadvisor.com 3659 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

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Kenji Crosland: What Makes a Person an Entrepreneur?

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