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5 Factors That Affect Your Employee’s Productivity

If the competition is doing more with less, then employee productivity may be the issue. Low-output workers indicate a serious problem within any organization, forcing companies to adapt innovative techniques to increase employee productivity.
 
Does March Madness really drive employers crazy? It all depends on what you believe. ...




MBA Recruiter Interview: Dell

Dell is a top technology company that hires MBAs for the fresh ideas they bring to the business. It is also a company for MBA hires to grow and move through Rotations to different business functions. Despite its large size, Dell’s university relations and diversity manager for North America, Maria Crabtree, says that the company runs like a, “large startup” That encourages innovation and creativity. ...




What do HR Recruiters Look for When Assessing Graduates?

Recruiting from the graduate skills market is not the same as drawing from a pool of experienced candidates. Graduates have no real experience, so their main selling point is their academic qualifications and personality. For a recruiter, it's a difficult task to select one graduate from another, both of whom may have a masters in public health online. ...




Why An MBA Is Worth The Financial Investment

If you're trying to decide whether or not it is worthwhile embarking on a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree, then the short answer is yes. It may be the most expensive of all postgraduate degrees, but an MBA will pay you back more than ten-fold in the long-run. ...




HR Sees Labor Market Holding Steady

Few are better positioned than HR professionals to assess the current economy and give us a sense of where we’re headed. According to results from the latest annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Jobs Outlook Survey, which polled public- and private-sector human resource practitioners, the outlook is mostly positive. ...




Sheryl Sandberg Explains How Your Friends Can Help Your Career

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"When I met Mellody Hobson, president of Ariel Investments, she told me she wanted to be unapologetically a woman and unapologetically black, and she wasn’t going to brush either off to the side to fit in. Mellody was a big part of my path to Lean In. ...




6 Ways to Ensure You're Recruiting the Best Talent

Building a great team is high on the priority list for nearly every company. But employers no longer have the upper hand when hiring. Today's most talented professionals have their choice, with companies fighting for their attention and services. Attracting that talent to your organization is a challenge that must be met head-on, in innovative ways. ...




Discover 6 Hot Jobs for MBA Graduates

These six fast-growing, in-demand jobs include human resources specialist, marketing manager and logistician.
Earning an MBA appeals to all sorts of students and business professionals, from right-brained creative thinkers to numbers-driven analytical types. ...




Good Leaders Are Invaluable To A Company. Bad Leaders Will Destroy It.

When good leadership is in place in a company, it can be felt throughout the entire organization. With good leadership, corporate culture isn’t forced, it is developed. Communication is daily and open. Everyone understands the vision and goals of the organization, and everyone has input into how they can be improved. ...




Trust and Flexibility Are Key to Making RPO Work

Creating and maintaining a successful partnership between HR and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) firms requires aligning expectations from the start, activating a strong governance model and allowing the RPO provider the flexibility to produce.
 
Trust is at the core of a fruitful engagement between HR and an RPO provider, but many companies are reluctant to let RPO in, fearing a loss of control, said John Younger, chairman and CEO of Accolo, an RPO provider based in San Francisco. ...