Tag: Hiring

Dec 20

Loosening the Life of Lethargy

Read any motivational book or blog post about accomplishing anything in business or in life and there is probably an underlying assumption that everyone wants to be lively and progressive. Sweet memes are made of this. Is this an unrealistic picture of the people we have become? When there are a gazillion daily temptations toward …

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Oct 16

Ethical Egoism – Enemy of Employment

This article is being reposted from May 9, 2013. It was originally written with a target audience of corporate leaders responsible for hiring. Regarding the ethics of egoism, Immanuel Kant said, “So act that your principle of action might safely be made a law for the whole world.” One truth that we live by is …

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Aug 07

Recruiting Fables – The Ugly Candidate

Once upon a time there was a man who had everything a man could want. He had worked at the same remote branch of a major corporation for thirteen years and lived the classic dream. This was his first job out of college and he started at the bottom in IT and had worked his …

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Mar 19

The Holistic Human Resources Influence on Business

In case there is an HR professional out there that has a delusion that you run things, here is your bubble bursting awakening. You don’t drive the train or blow the whistle, but if the business derails you can be sure that you will share in the blame. Unless the business of your company IS …

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