Make Your Mark in the Human Resources Interview

July 29, 2009

The first interview you will always have as an applicant is the interview with the Human Resources Department. Whatever position you are applying for, most companies usually set you up with an interview with the HR, before you even have an interview with the department you will be working for.

This interview will determine just how far you can go in the organization, so you should prepare for it very carefully. Where most people go wrong is in thinking that the HR interview is just a test of EQ or that it is easy to pass. They realize how wrong they are later on, when they don’t get that follow-up call.

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5 Ways to Improve Human Capital

July 24, 2009

Companies already know that human capital is the most important asset in an organization, but fail to stick to this principle. Instead of investing in managing their human resources, they constantly seek to update their technology, revise their code of principles, and even beautify the workplace. At the end of the day, they fail to give sufficient attention on one thing they should have been focusing all along: human capital.

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Human Resources 2.0 – How to Do More With Less

May 4, 2009

Do-more-with-less – that’s the new mantra for managing human talent in the economic downturn. Amidst layoffs and reduced venture capital financing, companies are seeking innovative solutions that balance their continued need to solve complex problems with their hiring and budget constraints. In this article, we will teach you how to deploy an efficient model for managing your company’s staffing needs. Whether you’re a garage start-up or a multinational corporation, the Distributed Agent Model allows you to stretch your budgets further and dynamically grow and shrink based on your business needs.
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One of the Biggest Lies in Business

April 27, 2009

Dr. Cal Lightman, the fictional body language expert on Fox Television’s “Lie to Me” program, can detect lies based on facial expressions, voice inflection, and speech pattern. If the good doctor were to conduct exit interviews he would be able to point out the 77 percent of the people that say they quitting so they could make more money.

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Small Business Training – Why is it So Critical to Keep Training Even During a Recession

April 22, 2009

What Is The Definition Of A Small Business?

The Government refers to SME’s, ie Small and Medium sized Enterprises, which can cover any sized business with 1 to 250 employees. Obviously at the larger end of the scale, this is a sizable business. For the purpose of this article we define small business as any company employing between 10 and 100 staff, with the term “micro business” being used for companies employing less than 10 people.

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