Top Menu

Archive | April, 2007

Friday tomfoolery

Looking for some ways to shake up your organizational chart? Maybe changing job titles is the way to go. Does your organization need a “Director of Chaos,” a “Director of First Impressions,” or an “Upward Mobility Bigshot?” Jacked Up Job Titles from last November’s Forbes offers some creative ideas. Be sure to click on the…

Continue reading...
Continue Reading

Short takes: fear of firing, maverick organizations, tough, HR questions and work etiquette

Fear of firing – An article in Business Week uses the recent $11.1 million judgment against General Electric for retaliation in firing an employee as a springboard for a discussion about the reluctance many employers have in terminating under-performing employees. Many employers are immobilized by fear of lawsuits, with the end result being that problem…

Continue reading...
Continue Reading

Facing Up To Procrastination

Procrastination is becoming a chronic problem in America according to research published in the Psychological Bulletin (January, 2007). Defined as the avoidance or postponing of tasks perceived as unpleasant, fully 26% of the American population now think of themselves as procrastinators compared with just 5% in 1978. While we tend to equate procrastination with laziness,…

Continue reading...
Continue Reading