Category: Culture

How Do You Tell Someone They Didn’t Get The Job?
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How Do You Tell Someone They Didn’t Get The Job?

This question comes up repeatedly, especially with new managers and supervisors. Few people enjoy delivering bad news, so some people try to avoid the conversation altogether, and some go too far in their attempt to soften the blow. Either of these approaches can make the situation worse for the candidate and for your organization. You...

Culture and the Value of a Manager
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Culture and the Value of a Manager

As the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Talent Plus, I took note of the recent article in the New York Time entitled, “Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace.” I have watched this story closely, finding interesting perceptions from the employees and leadership. I believe in both of them. I believe in Jeff Bezos because...