HR World – 30 Questions you can’t ask

HR World has a new article titled “30 Interview Questions You Can’t Ask and 30 Sneaky, Legal Alternatives to Get the Same Info“. At first, the title seemed to turn me off to the advice, but after reading through it, I’m OK with it but would have preferred a different title without the word “sneaky”. … Read more

Competitive Advantage – The Human Capital approach

I was asked recently to describe how an organization can use its human capital to create competitive advantage. I fell into the trap of using Porter’s descriptions and other schemes of describing what it is and how to achieve it and while I was talking I saw eyes glazing over and people losing interest very … Read more

Profits & Morality

I’ve been reading Ricardo Semler‘s phenomenal book “The Seven Day Weekend” and just ran across this quote: Cash on hand, revenue, and profits are wonderful indeed, but say precious little if taken on their own. …. Profits must be judged as moral or immoral by how they are earned and how they are disposed. – … Read more