Tweet Conor Neill, a close friend of mine and a prominent Entrepreneur in Spain, wrote this short story below for the Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s blog. It’s a great reminder of just how important attitude is in hiring. Two men, Bill and Frank, begin working at a hotel the same day. They are intelligent, educated and ambitious. The manager of the hotel greets them and hands them both doorman uniforms. They are to begin opening and closing the doors, helping with bags, flagging taxis, etc. Bill thinks “Doorman? I am worth more than this! I could manage this hotel better than the current guy.” But he doesn’t have an alternative offer and he needs the money, so
In our previous post we covered the basic definition of Workers Compensation and its tremendous value for companies to protect themselves against lawsuits from employees with job-related injuries or sickness. So if you’ve decided that your business needs Workers Compensation, the next question is: How much does it cost? One Price Does Not Fit All. As you can imagine, some industries or occupations place their workers at a higher risk than others. A roofer obviously stands more chance of getting hurt than a cubicle worker. For this reason, insurance providers rate Workers Compensation rates according to the relative risk, just as they would any kind of personal insurance. Different worker classifications on your payroll will
Employers want to ensure that they are doing right things to protect themselves from liability, but because Texas is one of the few states where Workers Compensation is elective, it’s ... Recruiting Season is Heating Up
Tweet In case you haven’t noticed, the hiring freeze that seemed to overtake the our nation over the last 14 months is thawing, just in time for Spring. Here are a ... Cost Comparison: HRO versus Internal Hire
When does it make sense to use an HRO instead of hiring within your company? The answer depends in part on your long-term strategic needs and plans for that position. ... You Can’t Always Hire A-Players?
Tweet Sure, there are some experts out there who will tell you that you can always hire A-Players, but I’m not one of them. Considering 54% of all hires are mis-hires ... What Does It Mean to Be Nimble?
When you hear the word “nimble,” what images does it conjure up for you? Nimble people move quickly and efficiently, with minimal wasted effort – and so do nimble companies. ... Employer Lawsuits on the Rise — Is Your Company Next?
Recent layoffs and corporate downsizing have led to a 15 percent rise in retaliatory lawsuits brought by disgruntled former employees against their employers whether they have a case or not. ... HR Outsourcing: The Cure for Compliance Headaches?
Is your head hurting? Maybe you’ve been trying to keep up with the dizzying array of amendments to the Americans with Disabilities Act and other legislation designed to put more ... CIDS Interviews: Fair or Not?
Tweet In addition to blogging here I also contribute content to Recruiting Blogs. A slightly modified version of my recent post “How to Prepare for a Topgrading Interview” drew quite a ...
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