Empowerment of employees - does it work and should you do it? Being part of an integrator gives me a view into the minds of some of the most interesting managers, some great, some just poor. What makes the difference, empowerment? Every company has a different calling for the people they empower, from SMEs to HEROs, etc. but they all do the same thing, they are trusted professionals in their field capable of making decisions and ad hoc adjustments for the benefit of their customer base…Continue
Added by Jason Monastra on January 26, 2011 at 8:42am — No Comments
Bringing back retirees on a temporary or contract basis is one of the key strategies employers are using to prevent potential future worker shortages, according to a poll conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and AARP.
The poll surveyed human resource professionals about how they are planning for potential worker…Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on January 25, 2011 at 2:03pm — No Comments
I had a great student job when I was in college. I had the pleasure of working in the SUNY Geneseo College Student Union and working for a great mentor, Chip Matthews, Union Director. I often lean on the learnings and advice I received from Chip, and wanted to know how he was doing since I left (I am sure the place is falling down without me!). I had the opportunity to sit down and discuss the topic of managing college students with Chip Matthews. What…Continue
Added by Chernee Vitello on January 20, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments
It's official! Long term perspective is the key to success in life no matter what your endeavor. I think this blog post has been in the works in my brain for sometime, as I have witnessed changes in my life whizzing by me like a crazy race car. Vroom, Vroom, start your engines. No matter our undertaking, it is important as we begin to think about our New Years resolutions, and celebrate the…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on December 7, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments
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You just got off the phone from a Client who has not had the need to call you in 8 months a…Continue
Its 5 am on Monday morning and you’re up ... But Holdup! (My Jamaican expression for wait a minute) You don’t get up this early on a Monday for work, after all you’re one of the Recruitment Player Veterans who normally strolls in at 10am for work after you’ve had your work out at the gym, Juice, coffee and bagel with cream cheese; oh yea let`s not forget your morning newspaper...…Continue
A large part of the human capital supply chain is the acquisition and sourcing of many talents – but the process of obtaining these assets in the first place is also an important detail. Resumes are read, interviewees are spoken to, and decisions are made. Quality hiring practices are too frequently abandoned because of the inconvenience of finding the proper employee in a sufficient amount of time. There are a number of ways to ease the process and the one I’m addressing today is…Continue
Added by Tim Giehll on November 17, 2010 at 11:34am — No Comments
Slouch’s blog post on “ A Counter Offer of Biblical Proportions” enticed me to share some thoughts on why it’s important to deal with the Counter Offer issue very early on in the recruitment cycle; regardless of whether or not your candidate will get a Counter Offer.…Continue
Vacation Plan for it, Better Economic Times Plan for it, Promotion Plan for it, Increased labor demand; plan for it. Here are some tips on how you can make a difference and get the things you want by Planning. Turn your Economic Worries into Action.
How would you like to lighten your…Continue
Added by Susan Hand on November 8, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments
Metrics based goals- made simple- what you really need!!…
Added by Tim Giehll on October 22, 2010 at 2:49pm — No Comments
Not a day goes by where I am not amazed by a new software solution that our team helps develop. From on-demand versions of our product to web-based staffing software, each bit and byte of data we work with is dedicated to helping staffing companies fill their client’s needs.
If only I knew it was as simple as offering 1% of a $100 billion stock.
This article from…Continue
When recruiting, we're often seeking certain leadership characteristics that would be best suited to lead the team and pursue the organizational goals.
Here we identify the most important leadership characteristics and how you can develop your leadership character.
When we started using the game of golf as our classroom to develop leadership we noticed a similarity between the way people play golf, and their leadership characteristics.…Continue
Added by Dr. John Kenworthy on September 27, 2010 at 8:02pm — No Comments
Same pants... for the rest of your life!
Hiring Manager: "So what do you want to do"
Candidate: "I'd like to do XYZ but I would also be interested in working later on in ABC!"
Hiring Manager: "Well I think you could really do well doing GHI so you're hired! Congrats... Hear is your uniform, this is what you will wear for the rest of your career!"
Candidate: "The rest of…Continue
Added by Benjamin McCall on September 1, 2010 at 12:43am — No Comments
Hiring Managers, Please get a Clue!!!!!…
Added by Dean Da Costa on August 3, 2010 at 2:13pm — No Comments