“A screwdriver and a screw together cost $2.20. The screwdriver costs $2 more than the screw. How much does the screw cost?”Read More INTERVIEWING – How much does the screw cost?
A staggering numbe of people who work for organizations are no longer traditional employees of those organizations. It’s one thing for a company to take advantage of long-term freelance talent. It’s quite another to forget, that developing talent is a business’ most important task”. HBR Nov-Dec 2018Read More developing talent is business’ most important task
“It’s one thing for a company to take advantage of long-term freelance talent… It’s quite another to forget, that developing talent is business’ most important task.” HBR December 2018Read More developing talent
SalaryBar calculates yoir value, your personal, unbiased salary. For your company there is one very important ratio that determines how valuable you are at work. CNBS’s Suzy Welch: This formula will reveal how valuable you are to your company “I dubbed it ‘personal ROI,’ and it’s so simple, you can — and you should — […]Read More your value
The Motivating (and Demotivating) Effects of Learning Others’ Salaries Zoë B. CullenRicardo Perez-Truglia OCTOBER 25, 2018 To our surprise, finding out that their managers got paid more seemed to make employees work harder than those who did not find out the true salary. Our estimates suggest that discovering that the boss’s salary is 10% higher […]Read More Transparency is key
Interviewing for new hires is one of the most important activities for leadership. Taking into account if the new hire both fits into the existing culture, as well as brings a new outside-in flavor. Setup for success A great way to really test people is to put them into unexpected situations. Move the interview from […]Read More black belt interviewing
Physicist and biotech entrepreneur Safi Bahcall argues in Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries that the secret to creativity as actually organizational structure versus anything else. To Bahcall, the goal is to create a structure where you get people motivated and incented to go for “loonshots,” crazy ideas that […]Read More boost innovation, introduce a Chief Incentives Officer
LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and entrepreneur Chris Yeh discuss the Alliance, their innovative framework for managing today’s networked age employees. Life time employment is not an option anymore. Both employers and employees need to engage with each other in an open dialogue and see how they can both win, one mission at a time. Click […]Read More LinkedIn learning – Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh on Creating an Alliance with Employees