A dose of people wisdom from Peter Drucker

Often people are hired for the wrong reasons. Hiring managers seek to minimize weaknesses rather than maximizing strengths. That is not the formula for success in hiring, according to Peter Drucker. From his book The Effective Executive, as quoted in The Daily Drucker, “Effective executives make strength productive. They fill positions and promote based upon …

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HR Carnival: It is all about staying current

I have written numerous times about the need to stay current in your field. I have talked about some tools. Today you can carry a world of knowledge with you in your smart phone or tablet computer. There is no excuse. Jon Ingham, who writes the blog HR Space, published this month’s HR Carnival: Feeding …

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