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Are You The Best Interviewer In The Port City?

By Dave Hoff|June 3rd, 2014|

So, who is the best interviewer in the Port City? What is the secret of his or her success? Sound the buzzer. If you said “gut feel” or any variation of that, you’re wrong. [...]

The Biggest Challenge of 2014? Human Capital

By Dave Hoff|June 3rd, 2014|

It is refreshing to finally hear human capital cited at the No. 1 challenge in 2014 based on The Conference Board’s global survey of more than 1,000 corporate leaders. These leaders further described human [...]

A How-to Guide to Employee Development

By Dave Hoff|June 3rd, 2014|

In a recent column, I wrote about my reaction to a recent Conference Board Study that cited human capital as the biggest challenge for CEOs in 2014. The article went on to cite three [...]

Will Management Ever Learn? Select Slow And Fire Fast

By Dave Hoff|June 3rd, 2014|

Having been in the working world for many years I have been through a number of economic cycles.  They are pretty predictable. The economy starts to grow and businesses expand and then the economy [...]