There are few things more ridiculed in corporate culture then the middle manager. Executives usually get their fair share of hate but they also get some glorification as “kings of industry” or job creators. We rarely see the middle manager treated in such glorious … [Read more...] about Who knew? Middle Managers Have Value
I hope that in 5 years HR doesn't exist anymore. It's not that I have anything against HR folks - they are mostly enthusiastic, devoted, hard-working and skilled professionals. It's just that I think most of the work they are doing should not be done by them. HR is doing them … [Read more...] about Will HR Exist in Five Years?
I just finished reading George Anders phenomenal book titled The Rare Find and I am totally geeked on talent. From a practical standpoint this is a great book because it is relatively short (240 or so pages when you exclude the footnotes), it is very well written and it is a … [Read more...] about The Rare Find
Time for your annual review...Today I am hosting a guest post from Sean Conrad of Halogen Software. Don't worry, this is NOT a post extolling the virtues of Halogen Software, instead Sean is talking today about employee engagement and the performance management process. Take a … [Read more...] about Engagement, Retention and Performance Appraisals