3 Ways Job Descriptions Help Your Business

3 Ways Job Descriptions Help Your Business

Q: I recently attended a business training for entrepreneurs and the presenter touched on the legal importance of having job descriptions. I always thought that job descriptions were an optional frill and not something I should worry about.  Your thoughts?  A:  In...
Jobs of the Future: Digital Detoxer and Urban Shepherd

Jobs of the Future: Digital Detoxer and Urban Shepherd

I haven’t been able to stop thinking about a factoid I heard a few weeks ago at a workshop by Randstad’s Jim Link on the topic of the changing global workforce. He quoted this statistic:  65% of preschool kids will have jobs that don’t exist today. Of course, when we...
Turning a “Lone Wolf” Into a Team Player

Turning a “Lone Wolf” Into a Team Player

Q:  We have a 10-year employee who’s been key to the success of our company.  We’ve invested in his growth and development and in turn he’s been a top performer.  Here’s my dilemma:  he’s always worked alone in a department of one.  We are now growing and we’ll need...