How do we win the war for hiring nurses? And is there a secret to keeping them for extended periods after we hire them?
—Battle-weary talent coordinator, health care, Fort Worth, Texas
How reliable is emotional IQ as an indicator of a person's potential to excel at work?
—Intelligence Report, manufacturing, New York City
How do I find a recruiter who specializes placing people in human resource and employee relations positions?
—Need ‘People’ People, recruitment consultant, professional services/consulting, Salem, Oregon.
We are in the process of moving to a competency-based management system, and our first agenda is competency profiling of personnel. In this regard, could you please provide a list of competencies that should be required for a job — e.g., a department head, in terms of knowledge, skills, attitude, values and traits?
—Treasuring Competencies, treasurer, government, Manila, Philippines
What are the current trends for developing leaders in the retail industry? Because the industry no longer relies only on bricks-and-mortar stores, is recruiting/preparing leaders different than it was in the past?
—Keeping Up With the Times, trainer, retail, Naperville, Illinois
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