Work life-integration matters for employees AND employers!

Since the 1960s the family dynamic has been changing, with women more involved in the workforce and men more involved in family life.  This shift in balance is a shift in the right direction for equality. However, research demonstrates workplaces have not kept up with these trends, making work-life integration difficult (especially for families).  Why … Continue reading Work life-integration matters for employees AND employers!

Too Old? Reject Pile? Are you sure?

Are older applicants always a liability?  You have a large pile of applications for a role you want to be filled yesterday.  You are trying to get this down to a small pile.  Some re-thinking on previously held beliefs could save you rejecting the perfect applicant in haste. We all know its illegal to discriminate … Continue reading Too Old? Reject Pile? Are you sure?

Overqualified? Reject pile? Are you sure?

You have a large pile of applications for a role you want to be filled yesterday.  You are trying to get this down to a small pile.  Some re-thinking on previously held beliefs could save you rejecting the perfect applicant in haste. Is overqualified always a bad thing? Yes, if they are overqualified flag it … Continue reading Overqualified? Reject pile? Are you sure?

Part 2 of 4: How to Improve the health of your Vagus Nerve.

Welcome to part 2 of a 4 part blog on the vagus nerve/HRV. Here are the parts: Part One: The Wanderer – A Brief Introduction to the Vagus Nerve. Part Two: How to improve the health of your Vagus Nerve. Part Three: Vagus nerve stimulation; can you really ‘gag’ your way to good health? Part … Continue reading Part 2 of 4: How to Improve the health of your Vagus Nerve.

Late for the Interview? Reject Pile? Are you Sure?

Remember how right at the beginning of your decision to hire, you clearly listed the skills and attributes needed to succeed in the role? My message (oft repeated, I know) is to keep your focus on that list. Sure, it’s a dumb thing to do be late for an interview.  We tell our clients never, … Continue reading Late for the Interview? Reject Pile? Are you Sure?