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How Do You Measure Up?

June 15, 2012 | posted in: Operations | tagged as: Productivity, Reporting, Operations, Efficiency
With a strong emphasis on documenting, reporting, and metrics in today's business environment, it makes you wonder how we're supposed to get our work done on time and still guarantee efficiency. How do we ensure our databases, paper trails, and loads of documents are recorded in a timely fashion and kept up-to-date?

Friday Finds: Getting Things Done

July 27, 2012 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Hr, Rpo, Links, Technology, Sales, Productivity, Friday Finds
We’re rounding up some of this week’s top news stories (and a few you might have missed). Today’s articles: Choosing the best tablet (hint: it may not be the iPad), what to look for in an RPO provider, B2B sales tactics that get results, creative resumes that actually work, avoiding sucky meetings, and staying focused and productive.

Starting (and ending) your workday right, avoiding employee burnout, and hiring successfully—every time

September 20, 2012 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Recruiting, Education, Innovation, Politics, Company Culture, Links, Hiring, Employee Burnout, Productivity
This week in the industry buzz: what you should be doing to start and end your work days on the right note; how company culture can gain or lose great candidates; why burnout is a myth—and what you can do to retain superstar employees; proven methods of successful hiring; how to innovate and still maintain your edge; and is it okay to still be rich in America?

Industry Buzz: How to Build Top-Performing Teams that Stick

November 26, 2012 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Recruiting, Hiring, Hiring Process, Motivation, Employee Retention, Team Building, Recruiting Process, Turnover, Attrition, Productivity, Company Culture
This week in the industry buzz: healthy habits for productive work; why veterans are worried about their job prospects; why employees quit (and how to read the writing on the wall); building high-performing teams; and interviewing for retention.

True Confessions of a New Year's Resolutionary

January 15, 2013 | posted in: Sales | tagged as: Recruitment, Productivity, Sales, Continuous Improvement, Selling
I have a passion for making New Year’s Resolutions. I take great pride in putting them out there every year with the absolute intention of having them stick. So what does this have to do with sales and recruiting? Not all that much, unless you consider how maddening it is to do the same thing over and over and expect different results.

Hiring Sales People for Keeps – and Keeping Headhunters Away

February 5, 2013 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Selling, Hiring, Social Media, Sales, Sales Recruiting, Recruiting, Sourcing, Productivity, Sales Management
This week in the industry buzz: 5 questions to ask when hiring a sales manager; keeping your employees from getting poached by headhunters; how to bring out the best in your people; candidate sourcing trends for 2013; and how Twitter is burning up the Internet.

You Shall Not Pass (This Bridge); Perfect Job Interviews; Hiring New Grads

May 21, 2013 | posted in: Industry Buzz | tagged as: Creativity, College Recruiting, Linkedin, Productivity, Videos, Social Media, Recruiting, Interviews
You must be shorter than 11 feet 8 inches to clear this bridge (no, really); how to conduct the perfect job interview—every time; how to attract new college graduates; the biggest office productivity killers; how LinkedIn is changing the way we recruit; and why humor is the secret to creativity.