Generations at work

May 1st, 2015

We’re not from different planets, though sometimes it seems so. There are ways to work together effectively. When you interview that candidate, do you invite the parents? Forty- and 50-something jaws might drop, but executive recruiter Eric Herrenkohl says two of his big-company clients want to talk to Mom and Dad at the interview as […]

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Smaller carbon footprints save money and satisfy customers

August 1st, 2008

Should you measure your carbon footprint and try to reduce it? This isn’t about a sooty trail around the office. It’s about how much carbon dioxide your company pumps into the atmosphere as a result of its electricity consumption, motor vehicle fuel use and other business daily goings-on. Whatever your opinion about global warming, reducing […]

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Spotting good leaders

April 1st, 2008

Who runs your business when you’re away? Who gets that promotion to supervisor? How do you distinguish good leaders from good workers? These are questions about leadership—and you probably have too little time to think about it. So what do you do? Proceed on instinct? If you trust your gut, you’d better be right. Good […]

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