Crystal Allen

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Orly's Latest Launch Will Cure Your Nail Woes in One Step

We’re already fans of BB creams and the many benefits they offer our skin and hair. So when we found out Orly was introducing BB Crème, the …

The Power of Saying “No”

“No” it’s one of the first words babies learn how to say. If you are around small children you have probably heard them say the word “No” and have …

Do Job Boards Still Matter?

This infographic, courtesy of TribeHR asks the question of whether job boards matter or social and mobile recruiting are the way forward.<p>Have you …

Employment

Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe

Have you ever tried watermelon gazpacho? It’s a cold summer soup much like tomato gazpacho, but in this case watermelon takes the place of much of …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

4 Key Things Great Strategic Thinkers Do

Roger Martin, dean of the Rotman School, describes the four keys to great strategic decision making.<p>To succeed as an entrepreneur, you know you have to be a bit of a visionary. You also, especially in your business's early days, need to be a bit of a sales person, programmer, PR expert, internal …

Management

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Are You a Level-Six Leader?

The central, most telling question to ask a leader is, whom do you serve?<p>Some leaders will tell you, using a popular descriptor, that they aspire to …

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Through 2020, 1.57 million new project management jobs will be created yearly in 11 countries.<p>Already four in five organizations struggle to find …

Project Management

Talent Management: It's All in Your Mind

It’s not every day that spirituality and science come together in unison to endorse an approach or concept. Not to mention adding a business overlay to the mix. But so it is when the subject is mindfulness and the object is the talent in your organization.<p>If competency models gave us a common …

'Leadership is part of academic work': talent development in universities

In the increasingly competitive – and financially constrained – higher education sector, universities and colleges are placing a growing emphasis on …

Workers with Disabilities Solved This Company’s Talent Crisis

When Gitanjali Gems set up its diamond-cutting, polishing and jewellery making unit in its 176 acre campus outside Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh in southern India, it faced a major human resources challenge. There was no trained manpower available in Hyderabad, unlike traditional hubs of diamond …

Match the Perk to the Person If You Want Great Talent

What do women want? Or for that matter, what does Gen X want? At work, the answer is complicated. There are significant differences by gender and age in what both job candidates and existing employees expect, according to our recent survey, “2012 HR Beat: A Survey of the Pulse of Today’s Global …

The Future of Talent Is in Clusters

An effective team is a powerful thing. Many of us have participated on teams where the members complement each other, trust each other and find ways of working that are not only effective, but also enjoyable. For teams like this, performance is typically much higher than might be expected of the …

10 Things Really Amazing Bosses Do

Are you truly an amazing boss or just a good one? See how many of these 10 traits are natural for you.<p>Recently, I had overwhelming response to my column on <i>10 Things Really Amazing Employees Do.</i> In it, I also gave tips for being a better boss. Better is great, but amazing bosses didn't need the tips …

Use 5 or More Social Networks? You're a Better Employee

Hey, bosses who block employees from using social media at work: You're doing it wrong.<p>That's one conclusion that can be drawn from new data on the …

Brit Fitzpatrick on about.me

Brit Fitzpatrick is the Founder & CEO of MentorMe. MentorMe is building technology that makes it less time-consuming to manage mentoring programs, …

Mentoring

Math problems are a problem for job-seekers, employers say | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Before job-seekers fill out an application for work making foam products for the aerospace industry at General Plastics Manufacturing Co. in Tacoma, …

5 Secrets to Turning your Blog into a Recruiting Machine!

Company blogs are not new, but according to a recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, only 19% of employers reported …

Now There's A Way To Apply For Jobs Directly Through Twitter

So it seems it would only be a matter of time before someone created a platform that would connect job seekers to employers using Twitter.<p>Joe Budzienski has done just that with Gozaik, a free social web application recently launched in Beta that basically uses aggregated technology to dissect …

Employment