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Manners Matter

If you’ve ever had to deal with the thoughtless behavior of someone, you’ll appreciate this story about the great composer and pianist Franz Liszt.The virtuoso musician once found himself at odds with a very important member of his audience. The
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Kindness Pays In Many Ways

Two young men were out in a rowboat when it overturned. Luckily, two women were nearby in another boat and came to their aid. They were a long way from shore and needed medical attention.  Unfortunately, the women had neither a radio nor a
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NARCOS and the game beyond the game

A critical aspect of strategic thinking is the ability to determine one's strategy in the game at hand by anticipating games in the future. It is especially important to foresee games that may be spawned by playing the game one is offered now.Such
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5 Strategies For Getting Your Employees Excited and Smart About Open Enrollment

Communicating employee benefits is a year-round job –– making sure employees remember key dates, know how to make changes when they have a life event such as getting married, submit claims on time and so much more. But open enrollment...
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Ready or Not Here Comes Generation Thumb

Talking about millennials in the workforce is so yesterday. Time now to start preparing for Gen Z, or, as Chad Norman calls them, Generation Thumb. This is the generation born after the turn of the century. They’ve never known a...
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3 Questions to Evaluate a Candidate’s Emotional Intelligence

When looking to fill an open position, a lot of factors go into the screening process for the perfect candidate. You want someone who has relevant experience; an acceptable number of years in the field; a solid work history; and,...
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Let it go

Joe paced back and forth in his sister's kitchen one Sunday before dinner.  His sister Carol recognized the worried look on his face and called him over to where she stood next to the sink. "Hey Joe, can you hold on to this for me?" 
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The 2017 State of Sourcing Survey – The Technology

Technology drives our profession as much as curiosity. It is always changing and constantly evolving. 2017 was undoubtedly the year of innovation and speculation. With so many sourcing tools being released, blocked and improved on a daily basis, we
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The New New Thing: Blockchains and Recruiting

If reading about AI is making you feel like Alice in Wonderland, then take heart, there’s something new on the horizon — Blockchains. The technology has been around since 2008 but is now getting more mainstream in business applications, though...

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