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Business Human Resources Leadership

On referrals and rewards

Almost any company I know runs a referral program to acquire the freshest and the best talent out there. The leadership (including the HR) always know referrals are so much better than hiring from outside in the long run. Yet, most referral policies suck. They aren’t simple and have way too many clauses any well-intentioned […]

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Business Human Resources Leadership

Hard to stay motivated when you’re not appreciated

Every organisation big or small should give a considerable thought to a rewards and recognition program. Every HR professional out there out to think, propose and evangelize about it across the board. Ignoring this key element of people is anathema! And it surely beats the purpose of having a human resources department or even being […]

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Business Fascinating Random Thoughts

Getting rewarded for your service isn’t your right

Fine dining is an experience. There are dozens of them in and around my city. I love them all! Except for one damn thing — service charges. A small charge (usually 10% of the bill before taxes) that restauranteurs tack in when you ask for a check. While it’s nominal enough to be ignored, citizens […]