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Decision-Making is a Key Component of Leadership

Written on April 6th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
I was watching some re-broadcasts of Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares this weekend and was struck by the frequency that an inability or unwillingness to make a decision (any decision, not ...

Credit Checks and Employment

Written on March 15th, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Read this article recently that points out that many employers (perhaps you) are using the results of credit checks on job applicants to deny employment. It also reports that many ...

Possible Tax Credits for New Hires

Written on March 1st, 2010 by K. MacKillopno shouts
The U.S. Senate recently passed a bill that would provide tax credits and incentives for businesses to add new hires, especially those who have been unemployed for some time. Specifically, ...
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Interviewing is Pointless…Isn’t It?

Written on September 9th, 2009 by K. MacKillopone shout
An article in the June issue of Fast Company highlights the problem with relying on the classic interview process – it doesn’t work. Someone who interviews well is just that…someone ...
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Hell’s Kitchen – The Best Job Interview Ever

Written on September 2nd, 2009 by K. MacKillopno shouts
Having recently watched a mini-marathon of the chef contest Hell’s Kitchen, I have to say that the show is the best job interview ever. Professional kitchens are rough, loud, sometimes ...
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