I am fortunate to have a warm and receptive boss that cares about my future and goes above and beyond to provide me with the tools and resources to gain the necessary skills to grow and work in a very satisfying environment.
With her cheerleader persona, focus on rewards and recognition and balanced workflow, she is a role model for the qualities that we look for in a “cool” boss. On a daily basis, I witness a leader that:
Added by Mark A. Leon on May 7, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments
Unemployment notched down to 7.6% last month and the number of jobs added to the economy has averaged 169,000 over the past 12 months. If companies are creating jobs, is there more emphasis on managing their workforce and making sure new employees are placed where companies really need them? If companies are focusing more on WFP and WFM, should hiring demand…Continue
Added by Abby Lombardi on April 16, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments
We would like to invite everyone to check out the group Service Provider Solutions a one stop shop for human resource managers, directors, recruiting agencies and staffing firms seeking solutions or seeking additional training or certification credit hours to connect with a multitude of industry service provider companies such as: educational, payroll, back office, financing, professional employer…Continue
Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 4:39am — No Comments
If your name is Michael Jackson, Leonard Nimoy, Lindsey Lohan or Mark Twain, you might as well skip this article. It doesn't apply to you.
It may seem rather ironic to some people that I'm talking here about online reputation.…
Added by Michael Wright on March 9, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Humans are often described as creatures of habit. We like things to be how we’ve known them, even if the current system, tool, or habit isn’t perfect. It’s very clear that most of us just don’t like change.
A recent and on-going example of extreme drama caused by change is Windows 8. A quick Google search will load up countless articles sharing users’ experience with the move to Win8. As said in this …Continue
Added by Christopher Young on March 5, 2013 at 6:26pm — No Comments
Trained property managers are in demand. They are responsible for maintaining property and fix the amount of rent. They also take charge of the negotiating and impose leases. Maintaining the premises is also the job of property managers.
Qualification is essential. However, to succeed in this job it is important to possess some qualities. You need to remember that the task of property management can be stressful and in those days of gloom, these…Continue
Added by Daniel Smith on February 8, 2013 at 1:49am — No Comments
Recession greatly impacts every form of jobs. Companies allocate tight budget and supervise that the allocated money is fully utilised. Thus, Facilities Management (FM) jobs have undergone dramatic changes. These managers have to perform many more tasks than the traditional managers in this sector. FM sector offers lot of promising career options where growth possibilities are also high. However, only education is not enough for these diverse FM positions.
Needs of FM…Continue
Added by Daniel Smith on January 30, 2013 at 4:31am — No Comments
The fact is you make a placement only if your candidate gets an interview.
So your job as a recruiter is so much more than sourcing the talent and making the match. As important as they are, it’s all a waste of time if you don’t get your candidate sitting opposite your client.
And so you find yourself enthusiastically…Continue
A coworker of mine absolutely detests the phrase, "Recruiting is a lot like dating." She says it's cliche and trite; and she is right. The problem, though, with cliches and all things trite, is that they are true.
Why is bears repeating that Recruiting is a lot like Dating:
In a crowded marketplace, bringing customers in can be easier said than done. If you're just one of many other businesses all offering a similar service, you need to be able to show potential clients that you're worthy of their time and money. Potential customers are not all exactly alike, but they all…Continue
Added by Sara Fletcher on September 28, 2012 at 12:35am — No Comments
Staffing Industry Analyst’s May 2012 Healthcare Staffing Growth Update projected 9% growth in 2012 and a growth projection (loss) of 7% in 2013. Despite the projected loss, the Healthcare Staffing Industry is expected to post $9.8 billion in 2013. Healthcare Staffing is big business with big challenges and evaluating an enterprise…Continue
Added by Reena Gupta on August 30, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
Everything I know about leadership I learned in the Marines.
I enlisted in the Marine Corps on my 19th birthday after a half-hearted attempt at college. I spent the next twelve years learning to lead using the 14 Leadership Traits and 11 Leadership Principles. Nearing the end of my third enlistment my wife and I discovered that she was pregnant with our first child. So, I decided to hang up my guns.
Since then, four children have come and a dozen years have passed. I've read…Continue
Between the numerous forms of social media, chatty coworkers, and the rapid onset of boredom in our society, it is no wonder that distraction is an enormous problem. In a recent study conducted by Sendouts, the greatest obstacle in the recruiting workplace was distraction, whether personal or external. However, this issue transcends…Continue
Added by Jessica Lunk on July 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
By and large, we only get paid for the people we place, so we have to work…Continue
Does the following sound familiar to you?
“I met this great person at an event last night, we got on really well, and they are about to instruct an advisor to do what we do, but the opportunity just didn’t come up to ask the question”.
What a wasted…Continue
Added by james nathan on June 29, 2012 at 8:18am — No Comments
Rapportive is a free app (recently acquired by LinkedIn) that shows you everything about your contacts right inside your inbox. Rapportive helps you build rapport quickly (hence the name) and is "relationship management built into your…Continue
I'm not talking about stacking blocks or putting round objects in round holes or pealing bananas and feeding them to their young or anything monkeys can do. I'm talking about complex duties that have become so routine you're starting to feel like a...monkey.
Has your job become so mundane that you no longer…Continue
Added by Bob McIntosh on June 7, 2012 at 9:06pm — No Comments
“When I started 20 years ago it was the junior people like me that worked the hardest. Now twenty years later it is the senior people like me that work the hardest. Somehow I have…Continue
Added by Mark Nelson on May 23, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
The digital divide has increasingly become about knowledge and adoption of new technologies rather than access. Which side of the divide are you on - are you a leader or a laggard? This post offers insights into the factors contributing to the growing chasm between those who have embraced and leveraged new technologies and those who haven’t. It…Continue
Added by Courtney Hunt on May 1, 2012 at 2:31pm — No Comments
This post originally appeared on the SkillStorm blog: www.skillstorm.com/blog
Our stress levels may not be going down as much as our tolerance for stress seems to be increasing. Compounding our stress is the feeling of not having enough time, support or information to make a change in our lifestyle or situation. When things get to be too much our emotions can run high leaving us…Continue
Added by SkillStorm on May 1, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments