Topics: interview, behaviores, intersests, turnover rate, thinking style, Effective Hiring, right hiring, recruitment, Big Brand Lessons, wrong hiring, job fit, Personalities, Profiles International SEA
What does it mean to be brilliant? Brilliance is expressed in many different ways: dazzling, wonderful, talented, gifted, inspiring. But guess what, you don’t have to be Albert Einstein or graduate from an Ivy League university to be brilliant. Just look at Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of the Year, which includes a variety of individuals like Mashable.com’s founder Pete Cashmore, the successful business legend Warren Buffett, NBA star Jeremy Lin, famous entertainer Chelsea Handler and MIT professor Donald Sadoway. These individuals are very different from each other, but are all brilliant in their own way.
Topics: Big Brand Lessons
Participating in charitable and community events as a company enables you to pursue team building in an unusual way while engaging and motivating your employees and supporting worthy causes.
It was hard not to notice the ubiquitous pink ribbons adorning just about everything during the month of October – they were everywhere from cereal boxes to the uniform jerseys of NFL players. These powerful reminders help to raise breast cancer awareness and allow organizations to show their commitment and support for the cause.
Beckham, pounds, crisps, carry on: The British have taught me a few things this week at the Olympics. I'm bringing these lessons back to my small business in America.
My wife of 22 years is British and, as a result, has endured much abuse from me and our kids. Over the course of countless visits to her family in northwest London over the past two decades, she's heard all the jokes about the bad food, the bad teeth, and the bad weather.
How much do you spend on recruiting and replacing an employee? It is estimated that most organizations spend between $4,000 and $40,000. Understandably, with such a large range, most managers have come to accept employee turnover as a normal business practice.
Turnover is inevitable, we do not live in a perfect world. The organizations that are taking the issue seriously and investing in their people are the ones that will most likely thrive in today's economy.
After his first year as CEO of General Motors Co., Dan Akerson sat down with reporters last week to discuss the direction the company is taking. At the end of September, GM signed a four-year agreement with the United Auto Workers union which is aimed to create more jobs, specifically tier-two factory workers.