Education, Optimism, and Patience

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Permit me a couple of personal observations: Educated people are more optimistic; and good things take time and require patience. I believe educated people (both formally and informally) are more optimistic because they see the relationships of things; the details that go into anything happening or existing in the first place. They understand the cause… Read more »

Resume Red Flags

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In an ideal world, every resume that comes across your desk will perfectly describe someone you want to hire for a position your company currently needs to fill. In the real world, however, resumes aren’t this reliable. They can be an effective screening tool, but they can also raise concerns. Why did the candidate stay… Read more »

Don’t Just Focus on the People!

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It feels like heresy writing to HR people and saying, “don’t just focus on the people.” Haven’t HR professionals struggled enough over the years trying to get managers, leaders and companies to do just that! Focus on their employees? Think of all of the functional names, titles and programs we’ve grown up with that have… Read more »