The Importance of Motivation

At one time or another, nearly all managers have wished for the secret formula for staff motivation.The answer is not an overly complex one, but can take practice to internalize. The answer is that we are all motivated and gain work satisfaction from different needs and drives. Think this over, and I believe you will recognize its truth:  Some of us love taking ...
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The Importance of Ordinary Instants

In his newsletter, recruiting and HR expert Peter Weddle urges employers to consider the importance of “ordinary instants” and their effect on big life decisions – like whether to pursue a particular job. This phrase refers to the thousand of hum-drum, banal instants that make up the typical hiring process – those we don’t even normally think ...
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What do interviews really tell us?

“That most basic of human rituals – the conversation with a stranger – is a minefield.”   – Malcolm Gladwell, The New-boy Network: What Do Interviews Really Tell Us? Most of us make quick, intuitive judgments about people we have just met. When interviewing a job candidate, this is one of the most significant tendencies we should all fight ...
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