Tag: Practice

Best Practice Awards 2020 inviting nominees from all over the world

Palm Beach, FL: Leading Research Consortium Best Practice Institute is inviting nominations from all over the world for its esteemed Best Practice Awards 2020. The most coveted award in leadership and management, the BPI Awards aim to honor executives, innovators, CEOs, practitioners, and consultants who have been able to create a remarkable positive impact on their organizations despite upending cultural and economic norms brought…

The job application process: A best practice guide for recruiters

This post was originally published on this site We’ve all been job seekers at some point in our career. We’ve had our fair share of applying for roles only to be caught up in a spiralling tumble of some hideously set up application process. You know the ones. Endless text fields, drop-down options, compulsory document uploads, and sure enough what should be a ……

Was Gladwell Wrong About Outliers? The Latest on Practice and the 10,000 Hour Rule

If you’re a high-end, progressive HR, recruiting or talent pro, you know about the 10,000 hour rule, a research area made popular by the Malcolm Gladwell book Outliers. The seed for the 10,000-hour rule was a 1993 study of violinists and pianists which found that accumulated practice time rose with musical prowess. On average, top-ranked violinists had clocked up 10,000 hours of practice by the age…

Why Pay Transparency Is Becoming a Best Practice

Ben Eubanks over at Lighthouse Research and Advisory has written a fascinating white paper on transparency. Transparency in Compensation: Trends and Best Practices, underwritten by salary.com, is a thoughtful and interesting discussion of the impact of different levels of transparency in the workplace – from too little to too much. It presents an interesting model and some terrific takeaways.

How To Build Your Internal Recruiting Practice

External recruiters are a crutch. I need to be careful with this one, lest I misrepresent my point, but hear me out. What is “recruiting?” Visit different companies and you’ll find the definition (and philosophy) differs quite a bit. Having been a rather frequent jumper the last 6 years, I’ve experienced many of these differences first-hand, and depending upon where you fall on the…

Practice ergonomic principles during the workday

In a work station with proper ergonomics, keep the mouse and keyboard close to you, so you can keep your elbows as close to your sides as possible. Also, check the position of the phone, paperwork, calculator, etc. for their setup position and work to …

The Starting Point of a Great Recruiting Practice

I love to taking a look back at great things and trying to determine that one point in time where the path to greatness was started.  It happens all the time in sports with teams. It’s usually a great hire of a visionary coach or a draft pick of some player who ends up being an all-time great. You almost always point to an exact…

An Overlooked Practice For Motivating Employees

Much has been written about the need to motivate your workforce. Today’s workers are skilled, versatile, risk-seeking, and mobile. You have to motivate the A-players to want to stay, or they’ll leave for greener pastures. How? Quite a bit of research in recent years has shown that money should not be your primary tool. Instead, companies tout their culture, their sense of purpose, their…