Category: People

Millennials in the Workforce: Separating Fact From Fiction

Reports that the millennial generation is ruining the country are greatly exaggerated. It turns out that they’re not superficial, self-centered slackers who spend all day taking and posting selfies. On the other hand, more positive depictions of millennials as having a stronger sense of community and being committed to saving the world are not quite
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Why Tim Sackett Wants You to Take the Door Off the HR Department

There are not many people who have more experience working in HR than Tim Sackett. When he was nine years old, Sackett’s mother opened HRU Technical Resources, a technical staffing company based in Lansing, MI. He was in charge of sending out the “Dear John,” thanks-but-no-thanks letters to rejected candidates. Sackett was paid five cents
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Andrew Leigh’s The Essentials of Management: 30 Years of Management Advice

  When Andrew Leigh first wrote 20 Ways to Manage Better in 1984, he had little clue that the book would last, in various forms, until the 21st century. In fact, he thought the book would be useful for little more than a year or two, because management styles and techniques change frequently. Fortunately for
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Diversity Coach Says Diversity Is More Than Just Numbers

  We’re firmly entrenched in the 21st century, and diversity coach James Rodgers says it is high time that we start incorporating 21st century ideals in our diversity management. Too many managers, Rodgers points out, think that diversity is all about a numbers game, all while they surround themselves with people who think like they
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