CATEGORY › CHAMPION
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2014.12.16

Your skills/ the skills sought by an employer do matter. They can get you in the door. But in the real world of a decent life and the real world of a productive and stable workforce, the individual’s/ worker’s CHARACTER matters more than all the ...

CATEGORY › CONNECT ENGAGE COLLABORATE
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2011.05.10

HR professionals get a horrible rap. Except for their own profession, no one really understands them. Most HR professionals are simply doing what every other HR pro does: Keep the Castle safe, and try to make it productive. Follow the rules of the Government (tear ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2011.02.09

#2 Mistake: Beat Up Your “Participants”: In The Great Workplace 2.0, a “Participant” is defined as anyone who touches an organization and has an opportunity to help it achieve its Purpose and goals. It includes EMPLOYEES, VENDORS, board of directors, community and Management. Keep ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2010.08.19

I'm connected to Michael on Face Book. He posted this on FB at about 9:45 this morning: "A sense of purpose is not something that we find; it is something that we are. Truth is not something that we look for; it’s ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2010.05.26

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 ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2010.05.18

In a Colorado Business Magazine Article entitled: ”Top Four HR Challenges for 2010” http://www.cobizmag.com/articles/top-four-hr-challenges-for-2010/ written by Susan Zimmerman, SPHR, MBA, Senior VP – Human Resources for Lincoln Trust Company (her background is primarily Financial Institution HR), Susan concludes that: Legislation, Talent Acquisition, Organizational “Dieting” and ...

CATEGORY › COMMUNITY SOAPBOX
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2010.04.26

International corporation needs to take HR to the next level or professionalism. You will be THE person in the USA to mold and implement new procedures, systems and visions that mesh with a new corporate vision to reach $1 Bil (A substantial boost from where ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2010.03.23

CHANGE. The professionals in Human Resources have a difficult job that most people do not quite understand, nor appreciate. HR professionals are supposed to be developers of people, systems and environments, but most companies have them cornered into performing duties and responsibilities that turn them into ...

CATEGORY › WORK IS GOOD
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2010.03.04

I’m tired of talking to people who have not spent more than 3 minutes thinking about their experience before they go on an interview. They get asked “Why should I hire you?” and answer “I have good experience”. Or even worse: “Because I am a ...