Don Blohowiak has a new post on his “Leadership. Now.” blog titled “Endurance Reward” where he discusses the ‘old-timer, high salary’ issue within organizations. The main question of the article is: If you exclude assessments of merit and value from determining the worth of longevity, why pay a premium for tenure? I used to see … Read more Rewarding Time “in Office”
An article on the British Computer Society’s website titled “Companies claim formal IT qualifications unimportant” discusses a survey performed by IT market research company Vanson Bourne. Some results of the survey are: More than 70 percent of HR managers surveyed said they preferred to see relevant work experience on a candidate’s CV over formal qualifications. … Read more From the UK: Experience more important?
Recently I’ve been involved in helping a good friend (we’ll call him Jim) search for a job. He has been unemployed now for quite some time and he is getting very frustrated with the job search (as am I). Jim has over 12 years of IT, operational and project management experience and has even been … Read more The Hiring Process
A story broke on Tuesday December 5th in the Dallas morning News (DMN) about the Dallas Independent School District’s new head of the Office of District Integrity, David Fryar, did not have his CPA license as he stated on his resume. According to the DMN: Mr. Fryar’s rÃ©sumÃ© and application stated that he is a … Read more Dallas School Integrity Chief may lack integrity
Prior to reading the new Businessweek (Dec 11th 2006), I ran across Web Worker Daily’s (WWD) post about the article and the way in which Best Buy is “revolutionizing” the workplace with their “Results Oriented Work Environment” (ROWE). First off, thanks to WWD for bringing this article to my attention as it usually takes me … Read more Best Buy’s “revolutionary” way of working
Was reading a post on David Maister’s blog about the method in which Pfizer may or may not be using email to let their workforce know if they are part of the 2000 employees being let go. The post got me to thinking about using technology (e.g., email) to communicate a message such as this … Read more How to handle Layoff’s