Here are this week’s links to a few good stories that we feel they add valuable insights and perspectives for small to medium size businesses.
- For more than 17 years, Genesis HR Solutions has been proud to partner with Slavic401k to bring the very best 401(k) alternatives to our client companies and the employees who work for them. The company’s founder and president, John Slavic, often appears on Fox Business, as he did on July 25. Joined by Bigelow Tea CEO Cindy Bigelow and Robert Luddy, president of Captive Aire Systems, the panel addressed the question What do executives look for from job applicants? John makes the case for hiring recent college graduates in the technical disciplines given that their skill sets are more current. On the other hand, all agreed that attractive candidates included those who showed significant tenure in prior jobs.
- According to a the recently released Office Depot’s Small Business Index, fewer than one in three of 1,500 small business owners surveyed will take a vacation this summer. Darren Dahl, writing for Open Forum shares 17 Ways Extremely Busy Entrepreneurs Wind Down. All are interesting and a few are pretty creative. For the two out of three who stay at the office, perhaps it is time to smell the roses.
- Lastly, Patty Azzarello writes a great article for TLNT, the Business of HR on business leaders who might have a problem with their hat size. In Real Leaders? They Don’t Get Caught Up in Their Own Personal Power.
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