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Recruiting for a New Generation

Each member of Generation Z is different from the workers who came before, which makes it critical for recruiters to consider new approaches and apply them to the ways they attract and acquire talent.

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8 Reasons for Hiring EMBAs to Maximize Business Impact

A fresh look from outsiders brought inside can aid the transformation into a change-oriented and even change-driven culture. The challenge is finding those outside change agents. The reality is that they are everywhere! The largest pool of talent is the army of experienced business professionals who have earned their executive MBAs (EMBAs). The knowledge they have gained through their EMBA courses makes them invaluable leaders. Here’s why you should hire them.

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Hiring Hourly Workers Ahead of the Holiday Rush

I hate to be “that guy,” but the holiday season is quickly approaching. Have you hired your temporary staff yet? I know, I know, Halloween is less than a month away, and the kids just went back to school, but if you aren’t prepared for the holiday rush now, you may be putting your company […]

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Should HR Professionals Fear Generation Z?

I recently interviewed a very poised, confident, and soon-to-graduate college candidate for a technology position. When I asked him what he was looking for in a position, he answered, “The Three Ps.” I was familiar with the Four Ps so was intrigued with this rather clever response, which for him stood for “People, Progress, and […]

Northwestern’s appeal of football ruling claims NLRB ignored evidence

Northwestern University’s appeal of a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling claims an NLRB regional director ignored evidence that the school’s scholarship football players are students—not employees—and relied too much on the testimony of a single player. On April 9, the private university located in Evanston, Illinois, asked the full NLRB to review and overturn […]

Chicago teachers end strike

by Brian J. Kurtz On what should have been the second Wednesday of the school year, Chicago teachers ended their strike against the city and returned to work. The bitter dispute brought national attention to Chicago and to the issue of education reform. The last teachers strike in Chicago took place 25 years ago. Apparently, […]