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Most employers dream about snagging an already employed candidate for their open positions. But are these passive candidates really right for the job? More importantly, in focusing on employed workers, are you missing a wide and motivated candidate pool? The unemployed get no love even though the bias against unemployed job seekers is just as hurtful to employers looking to hire the best.[…] Continue Reading »
How many times have you heard the term “best practice” uttered during a board meeting, a workshop or a conference presentation? Too many, I am afraid. In a profession enamored with buzz words, this one gets used with the frequency of “awesome” and shares the same shallowness.
The term “best practice” is used like a master key.[…] Continue Reading »
In the 1980s, MBWA was the rage. It involved the radical notion that leaders could drive better results by stepping out of their offices and engaging with employees and the work flow in a less formal, more impromptu fashion. “Management by walking around” changed the cadence of business — in large part through greater leadership involvement and presence.[…] Continue Reading »
Let’s face it — it’s great to be the boss. You’re the one calling the shots, making sure everything stays on course; in the end, the responsibility for your company’s success or failure falls on your shoulders. And you’re fine with that. After all, you’re the boss.
When it comes to being in charge, however, acting as the constant problem-solver can become tiring — and detrimental to the business.[…] Continue Reading »