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Google Cliff Notes on Creating Great Managers

We’re a big believer in not re-creating the wheel and learning from the best. If a company is successful in motivating workers and consistently hitting or exceeding financial targets through innovation and productivity, it must know what it’s doing in … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Managers’ Success Quotient

A bad sales hire with a $100,000 base salary can cost a company in excess of $1.5 million in revenue, said Randy Street, co-author of Who: The A Method for Hiring, a hiring strategies handbook. These losses stem from costs … Continue reading

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How Hiring Managers Recruit Well by Thinking Outside the Box

Are you trying to find your next great talent? Has the job description changed to reflect new technologies or a mash-up of skills? Bob Cohen of the Atlantic.com recently wrote a blog about how they find their next great talent. … Continue reading

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The Perils of Being the Shell Answer Man

Bill Garcia* is a manager at a manufacturing company who reveled in the fact that employees came to him for the answers. In fact, this made him feel really smart and helpful.  Problem was, when his company grew and his role as a manager grew, … Continue reading

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How would you define “Soft Skills”?

It’s a great question. You’ve got to wonder how this name came about when “soft skills” are the hardest to teach and learn. They are the critical skills that will make you a good leader, a more effective communicator or better … Continue reading

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