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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 ...

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2012.01.18

Onboarding is defined as a system that “decreases the time to productivity and increases the level of Engagement” for new participants to the organization’s success”. This includes new hires, vendors, contractors, board and the community. Tangentially, Onboarding, when merged with your marketing and sales initiatives, ...

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2011.03.01

This article is from our valued partner, Employee Screen IQ, a Cleveland-based, highly acclaimed, international screening organization (and more). The article in pdf format can be found at: http://www.employeescreen.com/whitepaper_experience.pdf The Great Workplace note: Our research proves that the ENTIRE process of recruiting, interviewing, onboarding and life-cycle ...

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2010.12.06

True onboarding is the purposeful integration of new and potential “Participants” (see the definition of The Great Workplace) into the organization to maximize their contributions quickly and effectively and to create a true “community” (people who help the organization achieve its purposes) within the organization ...

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2010.12.06

OSHA just posted the consequences which were handed to a Nebraska company, Next Step Burwell LLC for “failing to inform subcontracted employees…” Electrocution occurred after a “temp” was asked to check a cable tray. It does not say whether or not this was a fatality but what ...

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2010.05.26

As a relatively new beekeeper I am enchanted every evening as I watch the workings of the honeybees’ activities at the end of my workday.  I sit several feet away in front of my two hives in a comfortable chair taking it all in. Their ...