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