The past is PART of all of us but, the past is *NOT ALL* of us!!!
Added by Vincent Wright on October 31, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
As I do most mornings I was watching Good Morning America and across the bottom of the screen in their news scroll was an item which stated that Target had announced that they were removing from their employment application all questions pertaining to criminal records or offenses. Which poses the question above—is this a sign of the times or a bad move?
There is much that can be said for either response. In a letter dated August 29, 2013 the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 28, 2013 at 4:51pm — No Comments
It is coming up on the holiday season and some of you will begin to bake cakes and pies for the celebrations which soon follow. Many of you will follow recipes that have been handed down over generations in your families. But what if someone came to you and said “This year why don’t you only make a third of a pie?” Sound ridiculous?
We in essence ask the same question when we make the statement we only do lean or we only do six sigma. This is like cooking a third of a…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 25, 2013 at 11:45am — No Comments
As most of you know, I have written several blogs about the ridiculous things that hiring managers (HM), and recruiters use to discount candidates. Things like hopping, being out of…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 14, 2013 at 8:20pm — No Comments
Human Resource Executive magazine in their September 16 issue reported the results of the 2013 “What’s Keeping You Up at Night” survey. As in past years 35% of the respondents replied that getting employees engaged within the organization. The ongoing solution was employee engagement surveys every 12-16months. While surveys are fine, they tend not to explain some of the reasons for the non-engagement
Without exception every organization is seeking to find and retain engaged employees…Continue
Added by Daniel T. Bloom on October 13, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Companies hiding their Best!!
Added by Dean Da Costa on October 8, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments
The match sparks against its box.
Engulfing oxygen, igniting with a roar
That would deafen those with smaller ears
Light and shadow are born. I can see.
Shadows are dancing around, morphing into demons
Added by Lawrence Carroll on October 8, 2013 at 12:39am — No Comments
Looking in Both Directions
Sometimes when you start working out, losing weight, changing diets or in some way trying to improve your life you get overwhelmed or disillusioned.
Why is this?
One reason can be the habit of only looking forward toward your goals - the horizon. Believe me the horizon never stands still. It moves away as you move towards it. Horizon gazing can be a miserable experience if you hope it gets closer the more you move toward…Continue