Tag: turned

5 Ways to Make New Hires Wish They Turned You Down

When it comes to the employee lifecycle, no period of time is more important than those first few days and months in a new job. Both the employee and the organization want to start off on the right foot, making a good impression. Most new hires join an organization with a sincere desire to have an immediate, positive impact. They bring an enthusiasm and…

Turned On By New Recruiting Metrics? Don’t Kick The Old Ones Out of Bed Yet. 

The heart likes what it likes. I can’t explain why I’m into John Taylor over Simon LeBon.  I just am.  Current marriage not included, I can’t tell you why in my past I’ve been a sucker for overly complex, somewhat intriguing, renaissance men who were exciting, angry, short-tempered and completely incompatible with me. I just did.  Or why I totally fell for a completely introverted filmmaker who was…

It Sucks Getting Turned Down for a Promotion!

The hardest part of being a leader is promoting an employee internally when there are more than one viable candidate for the position. The fact of the matter is someone is going to get that job, and one or more are not. That usually ends with one of your really good employees being pissed off. I’ve read countless articles on how to handle this…