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Why You Should Hire People Who Write Their Own Job Descriptions
Sarah Feingold was hired on the spot as Etsy's 17th employee. Her story offers lessons on the importance of recognizing self-disruptors for a growing business.
Are Your Employees Hard Wired for Engagement?
How can you determine if the candidate you're about to hire is going to be engaged at work? Turns out there are four personality traits you can look for that indicate someone is more likely to be engaged when they become employees.
Show, Don't Tell: Why Recruiters Should Ask for More Than a Resume
Employers typically trust that the skills described on candidates' resumes means they can meet the requirements of the job. But there's a new paradigm afoot in recruiting—candidates can now showcased in their resumes through project-based hiring practices and behavioral interviewing.
Three Steps to Make Learning Last
Learning programs can be expensive. So, how do you make sure your learning pays off? Here are three steps to ensure your learning investment lasts.
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Tap into your team’s development by enabling their career
In today's job market, one roadblock organizations often deal with when trying to hold on to employees is a concept called “talent hoarding.” Talent hoarding occurs when a manager holds tightly to an employee because they view that person as an essential asset to their team. Losing this person would likely create a hole in the department that the manager may consider challenging or inconvenient to fill.
Why Leadership Development is Critical in Higher Ed
Founded over 150 years ago, Davenport University is based in Michigan. It is home to 7,000 students spread across ten campuses throughout the state, including a significant online presence as part of its global campus. Davenport’s Office of Performance Excellence currently has just six employees serving over 600 full- or part-time faculty and staff, plus 600 adjunct faculty.