Posts Tagged ‘Decisions’

Cost of New Employees

There is a usual rate of increase in the cost of new employees as anyone in business understands.  We are, obviously, in a situation today where that increase is greater than it has been in the recent past.  Business in general is on the uptick.  Certain types of people with certain backgrounds are in even…

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Absolutely OK

It’s absolutely OK… The idea that we all know precisely where we’re going is not only incorrect, but it is also dangerous since we’re each often unsure of the answer to that question…if there even is an answer to that question. For some, the “where from here” question is one which we enjoy playing with…

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Opportunity

Opportunity is something we often seek and sometimes miss even though it might’ve bitten us on the nose if it wished, because we were so close to finding it.  Napoleon Hill, a famous writer and philosopher defined it like this: Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat. How many times…

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2018- A New Year, A New Reality

What is to come in 2018? We see a 2018 that will bring with it new opportunities and certainly new challenges.  We know that the pool of great candidates for virtually any and all positions is what it was in the past: too small for us to delay on decisions when we find good people. …

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Differentiators

Have you given much thought to the impact that differentiators have in your business or your daily life? Those are the sometimes subtle, or sometimes ‘in-your face’ things, that help each of us to make decisions through-out the days and weeks ahead. A differentiator might be the color of a dress or the pattern on a…

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"Procrastination is the Thief of Time…"

This blog is about procrastination (I’d have done it earlier but something else came up).  Maybe a poor attempt at humor, but there is a factual basis for the statement. How many times can you think of when you had an unpleasant or difficult task to perform, and you found ‘reasons’ to put off that task?…

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Trust Your Team

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“A team is not a group of people who work together.  A team is a group of people who trust each other.”      Emmanuel Giavarini, Managerial Comm. Mgr. for a French Transportation System  This quote attributed to the person identified above was found on her Facebook page and immediately made an impression on me.  I suspect…

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Vacation- Casualty or Necessity?

Boss At The Beach

A recent story by Gail Rosenblum in the Star Tribune (Minneapolis – St. Paul) highlighted an interesting set of statistics from a report originally titled “The State of American Vacation: How Vacation Became a Casualty of our Work Culture”.  That report queried more than 5,600 American workers (including some 1,200 managers) and was conducted by…

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New World of Social Media

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Chipotle has suffered for an extended period of time as health scares plagued it after several of its locations literally had to close their doors for a period of time.  The illnesses that appeared to have been contracted by Chipotle customers in those stores/restaurants were severe in many cases.  Of course, that caused the Chipotle chain to…

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The Early Bird Gets the Talent…

Hire early for best results.  This seems a recurring theme for a WFA Staffing Blog, but that is the case for a reason:  there is a shortage of qualified people seeking positions as has been the case off and on for the past year.  We find candidates who have interviewed and made favorable impressions not being…

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