Category: Talent Management

Is the traditional resume about to be outdated?

May 8, 2013 | By

Original article published on TechRepublic. Although IT pros make their livings from technological innovation, you have to admit that it has also disrupted employment in different industries many times over. From travel agents to telecommunications, it has cut out the middlemen in numerous fields and has eliminated some of the most traditional forms of communication. […]

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The Art And Science of Performance Reviews

March 23, 2013 | By

Original post by Daniel Goleman on LinkedIn Performance reviews are the HR ritual that everyone dreads. Brain science shows that the way in which that review gets delivered can be a boon or a curse. If a boss gives even a good review in the wrong way, that message can create a neural downer. The […]

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Don’t Hire the Perfect Candidate

January 19, 2013 | By

Original article found on HBR Blog Network. Companies often throw good money after bad when looking to hire the perfect candidate for an open position. Due to the lingering effects of the recession and the perception of a glut of talent, hiring managers are still picky about their hires and many jobs remain unfilled. Who […]

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Eight Rules for Creating a Passionate Work Culture

January 13, 2013 | By

1. Hire the right people Hire for passion and commitment first, experience second, and credentials third. There is no shortage of impressive CVs out there, but you should try to find people who are interested in the same things you are. You don’t want to be simply a stepping stone on an employee’s journey toward […]

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What Leaders Really Do

January 10, 2013 | By

They don’t make plans; they don’t solve problems; they don’t even organize people. What leaders really do is prepare organizations for change and help them cope as they struggle through it. Exerpt from original article published in Harvard Business Review by John P. Kotter. Dr. John P. Kotter is widely regarded as the foremost speaker […]

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10 Reasons Your Top Talent Will Leave You

December 15, 2012 | By

Original blog: Forbes Have you ever noticed leaders spend a lot of time talking about talent, only to make the same mistakes over and over again? Few things in business are as costly and disruptive as unexpected talent departures. With all the emphasis on leadership development, I always find it interesting so many companies seem […]

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MBTI – What kind of dog are you?

June 10, 2012 | By

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, commonly known as MBTI is a psychometric test designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions. The authors of the MBTI, Katharina Cook Briggs (1875-1969) and her daughter, Isabel Briggs Myers (1897-1980), were keen and disciplined observers of human personality differences. They studied and elaborated […]

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