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To succeed managers have to treat employees as people not replaceable parts
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A great interview question

A great interview question | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
When we interview candidates we are always looking for a way to gain insights into their character. While some tech companies ask interview questions meant to
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New Managers Should Focus on Helping Their Teams, Not Pleasing Their Bosses

New Managers Should Focus on Helping Their Teams, Not Pleasing Their Bosses | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Demonstrate your trustworthiness, character, and competence.
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Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person

Employee Burnout Is a Problem with the Company, Not the Person | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Executives need to own up to their role.
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Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace.

Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace. | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Workplaces need more walls, not fewer.
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What if jobs are not the solution but the problem? – James Livingston | Aeon Essays

Economists believe in full employment. Americans think that work builds character. But what if jobs aren’t working anymore?
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Winning Over Future Marketing Leaders

Winning Over Future Marketing Leaders | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Millennials represent the largest share of the labor market, but many feel little loyalty to their employers and have one foot out the door. How can CMOs and other C-level executives—who have invested significant resources in understanding millennials as customers—recruit and retain this age bracket’s top talent as employees?
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How To Win At (Work) Life By Making Your Managers Better

You’ve heard it before: “People leave managers, not companies.” To keep an engaged workforce (aka your biggest competitive advantage), you need to invest in building better managers. Like, yesterday.
Ineffective managers are harmful to business, costing not just your best talent, but money, time, and opportunities. That’s why Google, one of the nation’s leading places to work, compiled data to identify these eight traits of effective managers:
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Annual performance reviews are outdated

Annual performance reviews are outdated | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
SUMMARY: Annual performance reviews are unnecessary and counterproductive in today's workplace. Performance feedback should be an ongoing process between a
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What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2016

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2016 | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
As hiring continues to increase, job seekers will face stiff competition. Follow these tips to make your resume shine in 2016.
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Why do we work so hard?

Why do we work so hard? | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Maybe it’s because work is satisfying. Maybe it’s because we’re trapped. Or maybe, as Ryan Avent suspects, it’s because of a troubling combination of the two
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Meet Is Murder

Meet Is Murder | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
They’re boring. They’re useless. Everyone hates them. So why can’t we stop having meetings?
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15 Free Online Resources That Will Make You Smarter

15 Free Online Resources That Will Make You Smarter | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
You're just a click away from learning a helpful new business skill.
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Millennial Survey 2016 | Deloitte | Social impact, Innovation

Millennial Survey 2016 | Deloitte | Social impact, Innovation | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Explore Deloitte's 2016 Millennial Survey, which identifies challenges business leaders face in meeting the expectations of the Millennial generation.
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Employees Who Trust Their Managers Are More Likely to Trust Their CEOs

Employees Who Trust Their Managers Are More Likely to Trust Their CEOs | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Trust trickles up.
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Employees Are Quitting - the Highest Rate in over 15 years

Employees Are Quitting - the Highest Rate in over 15 years | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
More than half of the USA employee turnover in January 2017 were people quitting their jobs.  There was a turnover of 5.3 Million USA employees, with
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Employee burnout is becoming a huge problem in the American workforce

Employee burnout is becoming a huge problem in the American workforce | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
While companies are posting record profits, Americans are working harder than ever before for a nominal wage increase. The national unemployment rate has been cut in half since 2010 and the economy is projected to grow by almost 50% between 2010 and 2020. Despite this positive outlook, employees are overworked, burned out, and dissatisfied
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Why Good Managers Are So Rare

Gallup data shows they have a combination of hard-to-teach traits.
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10 Shortsighted Rules That Make Good People Quit | The Huffington Post

10 Shortsighted Rules That Make Good People Quit | The Huffington Post | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
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Stop touting the crazy hours you work. It helps no one.

Stop touting the crazy hours you work. It helps no one. | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
If we measure success by the absurd hours some people work, we're in trouble
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Leaders Can Shape Company Culture Through Their Behaviors

Change starts at the top.
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Anticipatory stress of after-hours email exhausting employees

Anticipatory stress of after-hours email exhausting employees | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
It’s become the norm for many U.S. employees to respond to work emails after business hours. While that may seem like an increase in productivity, in reality, it’s having harmful effects on worker …
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6 Workplace Rules that Drive Everyone Crazy [Infographic] | Daily Infographic

6 Workplace Rules that Drive Everyone Crazy [Infographic] | Daily Infographic | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Rules in the workplace can serve a purpose, but they can also be a major drag and do more harm than good.
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16 Redditors reveal the moment they absolutely knew they had to quit their jobs

16 Redditors reveal the moment they absolutely knew they had to quit their jobs | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Don't take advantage of your good employees.
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Is Technology Really Helping Us Get More Done?

Is Technology Really Helping Us Get More Done? | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
The dark side of Metcalfe’s Law.
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Is Your Open Office Making You Sick?

Is Your Open Office Making You Sick? | Managing people not cogs in a machine | Scoop.it
Open offices have long been a popular workplace layout, but they have a serious downside during cold season.
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