From August, 2015

Does Your Prestigious Diploma Determine Your Success?

According to a recent report by Payscale, students graduating from one of the Ivies or more harvard-202138_640prestigious technical institutions will over the course of their lifetime earn far more in career earnings than students who graduate from lesser respected institutions or “party” schools.  This on average is true but perhaps the Ivy diploma lends less to a person’s success than the person themselves.  Ivy League schools recruit the best of the best from around the country.  The students in most cases are brilliant, overachieving and ambitious.  In essence the Ivy has stacked their roster with talent.  Would these same students be less successful after graduating from less prestigious schools or do their natural attributes already pre-destine them for success? Continue reading “Does Your Prestigious Diploma Determine Your Success?” »

If Exit Interviews Are So Important, Why Not On Video?

The advantage of the exit interview for departing employees is that you can learn so much more about the current state of morale at your company than from present employees who are too fearful to vocalize theirexit-387227_640 criticisms. True, ex-employees who are disgruntled may be overzealous with negative feedback, but overall exit interviews can provide valuable input. Continue reading “If Exit Interviews Are So Important, Why Not On Video?” »