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Lying When The Truth Would Have Worked

24 May, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
"When memory mixes with desire, politicians get into trouble when desire nixes memory," T.S. Elliot once said. Truth is that while politicians are the most visible offenders of this maxim, executives and managers seeking a new job are hardly immune. Resume enhance --exaggeration of accomplishments or credentials -- remains a growing problem in our hyper-competitive job market. Regrettably, I believe, it will only Read more»

Communication Blockages in Onboarding

2 February, 2010 Posted by John G. Self
From Onboarding expert George Bradt: "I was in China last week where internet access to anything related to PrimeGenesis is completely blocked. Couldn’t use PrimeGenesis email. Couldn’t look at PrimeGenesis websites. And, as I’m sure, you all noticed, couldn’t post anything on the PrimeGenesis blog." Read more»

CASE EXAMPLE: Talent Mapping, Management Succession Reduces Costs, Losses

28 December, 2009 Posted by John G. Self
A high performing Director of the Lab for a 565-bed hospital announced her resignation. The Vice President responsible for overseeing the department consults with the Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Human Resources and then contacts several contingency recruiters to identify potential candidates. Read More to learn how Talent Mapping and Onboarding can help your organization avoid this disruption. Read more»