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The Dinner Party

THE DINNER PARTY Being an HR manager on a day to day basis is not unlike hosting a dinner party serving a 5 course meal. So many things to do! Appetizer, Soup, Salad, Entrée, Dessert! You don’t have the time to make every course a gourmet, from scratch course. So you have a choice – … Continued

Recruiting Frankenstein

A short story by Jeff Wach Once upon a time, not so long ago, in a land not very far away, there lived an HR manager who was searching for THE perfect candidate. She read dozens of resumes, made numerous phone calls and conducted plenty of interviews. But no matter how hard she tried (in … Continued

EGW’s Dan Jachlewski named Award Recipient

In Hilbert College’s Tenth Annual San Damiano Award ceremony held on October 2, 2015, EGW’s Dan Jachlewski was named the 2015 recipient of the Dominique Thompson Memorial Alumni of the Year Award. This award is named in memory of alumna Dominique Thompson ’04, who during her short time dedicated an immense amount of time and … Continued

Unlimited Paid Vacation – Dream or Nightmare?

In a recent article, “Pros & Cons of Unlimited Vacation Time for Employees”, Brian Anelante reveals the holistic Pros & Cons of unlimited vacation time. But he missed the more practical advantages and pitfalls. Yes, unlimited vacation time is loved by all. No tracking, no arguments. Just do your job – everyone’s on the same playing … Continued

How to Spend your Training Time? Follow the Numbers

Every team has A and B players. And every manager needs to decide how to spend his or her time training – does she work hard with the B player trying to bring them up to speed? Or analyze an A player’s performance to see how they can get even better? The answer? Follow the … Continued