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The purpose of The Great Workplace 2.0™ is simple: while it is happening, show core changes in great workplaces, so that start-ups, small and mid-size companies, can extract the principles that other companies are discovering. By example, grow in a healthy and sustainable fashion; return to our economy great dividends of revenue, value and innovation.read more →
May peace come to all of you who have served, are serving and the families of all our service men and women. Memorial thoughts 2010.read more →
Productivity! Find yourself scattered in every direction because there is so much on your plate you never really feel productive?read more →
Over the next several weeks, The Great Workplace.com will introduce North East Ohio to a new set of standards for organizations striving to become noted as a Great Place To Work, or as we call it, The Great Workplace 2.0: Each article will give you an in-depth view of the results of 3 years of research into what The Great Workplace MANAGERS and OWNERS believe and know make their organization special. We are NOT focusing on the Fortune 100 companies or the High-Tech companies who have become synonymous with "Corporate Benefit Give-A-Ways", we are showing you ideas that YOU can duplicate in your own company: principles and actions that can be applied in start-ups, old-line companies, and organizations who simply know that "something needs to change".
Let’s cut to the chase: the discoverable attributes of The Great Workplace of ...
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The teachings of the honeybee shows us unconditional acceptance for the benefit of the greater good.read more →
You’ve got the title, or you own the company. One would think that proper interview techniques are secretly given with the job title. The fact is that MOST people who do interviewing, are neither thoroughly trained to do so, nor have taken the time in their new role to learn. Much of that deficit has to do with the organization for which they work (or recruit for) NOT having a hiring system in place.
The real killer is that a good, systematic hiring process takes much less time to build than a bad hire takes to undo. And in most cases, taking the time to create a great system WILL have a noticeable positive impact on productivity and therefore profitability.
Here are the simple, yet critical components you should address to create a GREAT hiring system:
1) Define the GOAL(s) of the position. And in doing so, that may in fact tweak or ...
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