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College Internships: A Dynamic Recruiting Strategy

3 minute read | December 14, 2020

Years ago, as a freshman in college, I had the opportunity to work for the water department in my hometown.  My job was pretty much a gofer position, but I learned a lot...

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3 min read | February 12, 2013

Artifacts, Legends and Rituals: Keys to your Company Culture

Archaeologists and Anthropologists study past civilizations, deciphering clues from what was left behind.  Remember the well-known character in... Read More
3 min read | February 5, 2013

Five Crucial Tactics for Decision Making

Super Bowl XLVII featured a classic matchup between two great teams, led by two great coaches.  The Harbaugh brothers have more in common than... Read More
2 min read | January 29, 2013

Discretionary Effort: Reducing Overhead the Easy Way

A friend of mine has a saying; the “soft” stuff is really the hard stuff.  In other words, some of the “intangibles” have the most direct impact... Read More
3 min read | January 22, 2013

The Business Case for Diversity - Strike a New Match

Some business leaders never see the business case for diversity in action.  That is a shame, primarily because those leaders may never achieve... Read More
3 min read | January 15, 2013

New Boss, Old Headaches; Getting Management Transitions Right

For most employees, getting a new boss is not a good thing.  Just when they have the old boss “trained,” a new boss comes in on a mission to make... Read More
3 min read | January 8, 2013

Do You Make These Common Employee Documentation Mistakes?

Managers tend to have a lot of reasons for poor and missing documentation when it comes to employee actions.  Some of the common reasons actually... Read More
3 min read | January 1, 2013

The Truth About Work-Life Balance

Studies suggest that many employees feel busier now than they felt 5 years ago.  It may be due to businesses “doing more with less,” mobile... Read More
2 min read | December 25, 2012

Workplace Celebrations: 4 Reasons to Party at the Office

Celebration should be a central part of every Company’s operations.  It is much too easy to focus on what’s going wrong.  Missed targets, new... Read More
3 min read | December 18, 2012

What Every Manager Ought To Know About Employee Mistakes

Mistakes are a part of life for managers and employees (and every other human on the planet).  Of course, mistakes usually result in something... Read More
3 min read | December 11, 2012

HR Questions: The Secrets of Successful Strategery

As we approach the end of the year, many business leaders turn their attention to strategic planning.  Where is the Company going?  What are our... Read More
3 min read | November 27, 2012

Four Tips to Fix Your Employee Onboarding Process

There are a few pivotal times in every employee’s career.  Hands down, the most pivotal time is during the onboarding process.  The deal is done;... Read More
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