HR 101: 4 Misperceptions Common in Young HR Professionals

It’s great for people to study HR at university or college. They learn a lot of useful things. Unfortunately they may also learn some things that just ain’t so. As an HR leader, you should be on the lookout for these...

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Bad Advice, Good Advice, and the Best Advice Ever

By David Creelman A recent HR publication suggested that a good interview question was “What song best describes your work ethic?” That’s bad advice. Enough research has been done on interviewing that we know that type of question is a...

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The Advice Monster and the Magic of Questions

By David Creelman One of the most delightful management thinkers I know is Michael Bungay Stanier. He shares a coaching tip that all managers need reminding of: people don’t want advice. This is simple enough, however humans seem consumed by...

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