| Friday, February 21st, 2014
"When I flipped on the television last week to check out the Olympics, I found myself watching the men’s Super-G Alpine skiing. By the time I had tuned in, the celebrated American skier Bode Miller was safely at the bottom of the slope and sitting in first place. This is believed to be the final Olympics for Miller, who has won six medals in this and previous Olympic competitions."
Oswald, CEO of BLR, offered his thoughts on mental toughness in a recent edition of The Oswald Letter.
| Thursday, February 20th, 2014
"In yesterday’s Advisor, consultant Ron Katz began his “5 T’s of Retention.” Today, the final two T’s, plus an introduction to an indispensable wage-hour audit guide."
[ go here for the first three T’s]
Training is a reward. Top people want to keep their skills up and you need them to believe that the organization cares about keeping employee skills up to date.
| Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
"The hot button as we come out of the recession is retention, says consultant Ronald Katz. It’s going to be a huge part of HR responsibilities. First, you are concerned about holding on to your most valuable assets; and then, second, about getting the highest effort out of them."
“Voluntarily Give Their Discretionary Effort”
Some employees do just enough not to get fired; that’s not going to do it for you, says Katz. You want employees to “voluntarily give their discretionary effort.” Katz, who is with Penguin Human Resource Consulting, LLC, offered his tips in a recent BLR-sponsored webinar.
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