Everybody and his brother have written a review of The Social Network, Scott Rudin and Aaron Sorkin’s blockbuster movie. I don’t intend to do that, except to say that you should see it. Instead, after skimming through a dozen or more reviews, two are of exceptional value and should be thoroughly digested. David Brooks takes a […]
Archive | November, 2010
Changes to the model for 2011. The Zinger Model of Employee Engagement has been revised for 2011. The biggest change is a move to more simplicity with each element having just 2 words while the core of CARE is one word for each letter of CARE. The revision makes the model easier to view and […]
I have to say, if there is one thing that annoys me about recruiting, it’s seeing candidates make simple mistakes on their resumes, during phone screens, or in the interview. Stupid, easily correctable, how-do-they-not-know-not-to-do-that kind of mistakes. Now, I’m not trying to do a post about how stupid job seekers are. Really, I’m not. I […]
Taking Steps for Right Effort What are you engaging in too little? What are you engaging in too much? What are you engaging in just right? Now add something to the too little. Take away something from the too much. Keep doing what is just right. That’s right effort.
7 tips to engage Gen Y workers
… or alternatively titled, “Working for the weekend”. On my drive in to work this morning I saw this bumper sticker on the back of a car: The first thought that crossed my mind was, “Huh, that guy is clearly disengaged”. And really, isn’t that the truth? Here is a guy who is so disengaged […]
Here are three things that real leaders do.
Hat tip to my pal Geoff Peterson for inspiring this idea! (Smile) Is there a company that you really, really want to get into? Well, there is a way to increase your chances of being found and contacted without being a nuisance to the recruiter. Its called “Careersite Spying.” In a nutshell, you find out […]
One of my international readers from a Middle East nation sent me a very gracious thank you for my blogging. A Gen-Yer with an MBA and out of school barely three years, he asked me a very important question: I feel like I’m over-stressed all the time. What can I do to manage my stress better? First […]