They say that “to err is human.” Indeed. Even after more than twenty years in human resources, I recently found myself guilty of some rookie hiring mistakes. Here’s my story, offered as encouragement to help others avoid similar errors.
I was helping a senior manager hire for a frontline supervisory role. When I tell you that the prior supervisor, though highly competent and a hard worker, had a contentious relationship with…Continue
Recently, one of our senior managers was considering promoting a long-serving employee to a supervisory position for the first time. To help paint a picture of “management” for the employee, the senior manager drew up a list of “Things Managers Are and Do” and shared it with the prospective supervisor. I thought it was a very good and thoughtful list, so I asked him…Continue
The passing of Apple’s legendary leader, Steve Jobs, brought with it a remarkable…Continue