For initiating a comprehensive program to keep its workers, NCR Corp. is the gold 2015 Optimas winner for Vision.Read More
For its university recruiting efforts, Inflection is the silver 2015 Optimas Awards winner for Recruiting.Read More
For its efforts to find and hire more lifeguards to meet its water park safety needs, Zoombezi Bay is the gold 2015 Optimas Award winner for Recruiting.Read More
About one-third of our 650 employees work remotely from home offices. As a result, hiring people who are self-starters is important. What is the best way to assess whether a candidate has the initiative to work with minimal supervision? Are there any tools that could help us?
—Unmotivated Need Not Apply, quality control specialist, software/services, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
In Chicago on Nov. 3 for the Heroes Work Here conference, I spoke with Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald about veteran employment issues.Read More
How do we use big data to inform our hiring decisions?
—Analyze This, talent management consultant, software/services/technology, San Jose, California
A salute to veterans with Veterans Day 2015 approaching.Read More
James Tehrani talks to leadership expert Bill George about his new book 'Discover Your True North' and what leaders can do to become 'authentic leaders.'Read More
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
Jerks are bad, so we rationalize that people who have low assertiveness can make better teammates.Read More