I cannot determine whether they are just lazy or stupid.
As the Marketing Manager at a recruitment firm, I get emails from job applicants. I don’t recruit, my name is NOT affiliated with any job opportunities on our website, nor do I pretend to hire for a position, yet I still get applications. I try my … Read More »
Based on real events. Every job that has to deal with the masses has it’s challenges. Here are a few examples on how to get on my blacklist.
Be Egotistical. Continually tell them why you are a “perfect fit” for the position. Their rejections show their lack of knowledge and it is up to you to … Read More »
This question comes from our “Ask Henry” online FAQ series.
“How do you decide between 2 applicants – one with industry experience but no formal training and the other with formal training but no industry experience. ”
Over the years I have encountered every variation on this question from a recruiting assignment many years ago where the … Read More »
Letting go of an employee is one of the hardest things a manager can do. But there’s no use making excuses.
You know it’s time to do something about that employee whose performance is consistently lacking. But, well, dealing with it feels like more trouble than it’s worth.
If this sounds familiar, I have a challenge for … Read More »
The Leader’s most critical role.
According to Statistics Canada, the Canadian economy produces an average of 100,000 new small businesses each year. A small business is defined as one with 5-100 employees. Stats Can also reports that 85,000 small businesses fail each year. That’s a pretty significant attrition rate. And as almost half of all … Read More »