« The Rocket | Main | Material Girl »

September 02, 2003

Comments

Hi Dan.

Intersting points and comments to nowadays job market. UGH.

I would add to the 3rd point Hire AND RETAIN good employees. It seems self-evident, but it is easier said than done. While hiring an extremely smart individual is an great move - and should not be intimidating - then the real effort is in retaining the person, by keeping up both the challanges of the position and the learning process, and avoiding burn-out. It is very easy to overly push a good element - just as easy than avoid firing a slow one.

Fun to read your comment from the Boston world, now that I am so far away *sigh*.

Chiara - I agree with you 100 percent. With recent rounds of layoffs, pay freezes and miscommunication about company direction, many companies are going to have a severe problem with retention. As soon as the job market opens, the "good ones" are going to consider their options.

The fifth one is true! If all employees are good, the whole team will be better! A company wouldn't like to serve its customers without good employees or representatives, right?

Great employees are what it takes to have a great business. Cheers!

Thanks for the article, and I agree with a lot of the article, because I believe that two most vital points for being able to have proper management companies is to hire good employees, and always act like the supervisor is in the room. Because all it takes is one employee to distract other with the task at hand.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)