Brainstorming is such a widely accepted practice that most of us have never even questioned its validity. But what if working as a group wasn’t actually as effective as we all think? A new study suggests that brainstorming sessions have a better reputation than they may deserve.
Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
Senior management can be hard to get a hold of. So what if there was an easy way to free up some time in that schedule? We discuss a management strategy taken right from lecture halls. Find out why you should run your company like a university professor.
Category: Hiring Advice, Management,
What is it that makes a customer service employee really excel? We all have a calling job-wise and for some, customer service is it.Recruiter Julie Labrie offers targeted interviewing strategies to help you find those stand-out customer service candidates.
Category: Hiring Advice, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
They are a necessary evil in most organizations. Meetings, however, can take on a life of their own and become unproductive. We`ve rounded up the top ten time-wasters that make your employees cringe with every invitation. Find out what they are — and what you can do to avoid them.
Many of us change jobs (approximately five to seven times during our careers) and find ourselves coming in to new work environments. Here are some tips for surviving and making the most of those crucial first few days.
Category: Management, Recruitment Challenges,
Every country and culture has different expectations in regard to business customs and etiquette. Here’s a look at some of the behaviours that could land you in hot water around the world.
Category: Human Resources,
Your first instinct about a candidate may not always be the right one. Recruiter Julie Labrie shares six important tips for assessing a potential candidate, and qualifying that “gut” instinct.
Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges,