Source: http://www.entrepreneur.com by MIKAL E. BELICOVE
Whenever I’m asked to speak to a group — whether it’s a large gathering like a college commencement, or a smaller one like those found at a local chamber of commerce’s monthly breakfast — I think of Steve Jobs, the master presenter.
Source: hbr.org by by Gretchen Spreitzer and Christine Porath
When the economy’s in terrible shape, when any of us is lucky to have a job—let alone one that’s financially and intellectually rewarding—worrying about whether or not your employees are happy might seem a little over the top.
Source: Forbes.com by Judy Martin
The race for skilled talent is picking up speed and could have long-term implications in the job market. A Human Capital Zeitgeist (the spirit of the times) is emerging as companies big and small are getting smacked with the realization that talent management is SO critical to competing in a volatile marketplace, they might actually have to throw a bit more respect at the “human” in the human capital equation.
Source: hbr.org by Leonard A. Schlesinger, Charles F. Kiefer, and Paul B. Brown
“If you’re really passionate about what you do, but it’s not going to make you a lot of money, should you still do it?”
What a great question! It seems like just about everyone who has ever addressed a graduating class of high school or college seniors has said “Do what you love, the money will follow.”
Source: businessinsider.com by Nicholas Carlson
Consider, for a moment, the challenge Facebook has when it comes to managing its people.
Facebook currently has 3,200 employees worldwide.
Source: http://www.stonehearthnewsletters.com by Stone Hearth News
Major new survey from Rush University Medical Center
(CHICAGO) – Organizations in the Chicago area report an increase of health-improvement and wellness programs according to a survey conducted in September 2011 by Aon Hewitt in partnership with Rush Health.