Guest post by Craig Calvin (learn more about Craig at the end of this post) As the global economy grows weaker, Internet commerce is growing at a faster rate worldwide. Brick and mortar can take a big bite out of your company’s bottom line, but what is even more expensive for any company is its payroll and benefits packages. Employees usually make up about 50% of the cost to … [Read more...]
A Guilty Conscience = A Great Hire???
Are you looking to add new individuals to your team in 2011? Studies show that hiring guilt-prone employees is smart business! (Keep in mind, there is a big difference between guilt-prone and guilty) Guilt-ridden people make better employees, tend to work hard, perform better and are less likely to call in sick. All around, they’re dependable. Why? Because they feel bad … [Read more...]
Metacognition — Being Able to Tell Where You’re Situated
I'm in the midst of reading "Work Your Strengths" link and I highly recommend you take a look. The book references "A Scientific Process to Identify Your Skills and Match Them to the Best Career for You" and highlights 12 ways of understanding skills, with the premise being that if you know which top three skills you possess, you have a better chance of slotting yourself into … [Read more...]