Overqualified and Underrated?

Our board member, David Creelman, provided today's guest blog post: This article in Management Issues cites research showing overqualified workers stay as long or longer and perform better than candidates who are supposedly a better fit. Organizations hiring hourly workers should check if their branding discourages "overqualified" workers from applying or if the selection processes … Continue reading Overqualified and Underrated?

Whose Time is Sick Time?

In the last few weeks, I've had a variety of media conversations about sick time abuse following up on a Bloomberg BusinessWeek story in which I was quoted - The Sick Day Bounty Hunters.  This story is principally about organizations who are hiring private investigators to track employees who are suspected of malingering.   In a … Continue reading Whose Time is Sick Time?

I Didn’t Sign Up For This – Making the Move to Management

Today's guest blog is submitted by Jay Steffensmeier, an Assessment Scientist at Kronos.  He writes here about the challenges of making the transition from individual contributor to manager. Catching up with a friend over dinner brought about the usual conversation of news, friends, family, and jobs. He was lamenting a recent career move from an … Continue reading I Didn’t Sign Up For This – Making the Move to Management