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July 18, 2014

We decided Customer Success is a Role, Not a Motto

Last week we hired a new employee in the role of Customer Success. We chose this title because we wanted the job to be meaningful to an external audience while also accommodating the internal ambiguity of the role.

March 27, 2014

Are You Likeable? Your Success May Depend On It!

Are You Likeable? You success may depend on it as "likeability" can have an important impact on everything from marriage to job interviews to healthcare.

January 31, 2014

Union Lawsuit in Denver Attacks 'Mutual Consent' Hiring

The Denver district is facing a class action over how it has implemented a state ban on the forced placement of teachers.

December 30, 2013

PISA 2012: Global Lessons on Prioritizing

Guest blogger, Naima Khandaker, explores the 2012 PISA results and dives into how high-performing systems are prioritizing their resources in order to be successful.

October 24, 2013

We Terminated Our Awesome Intern

The process of building a company includes building a team. Sometimes people join. Sometimes people leave. Regardless of how they leave, it's called termination in the eyes of the human-resources-type folks of the world. Termination. It's such a harsh sounding term. For the past three months, we had...

October 17, 2013

When We Stopped Looking for a Unicorn, We Found a Salesperson

The specific mechanics of a sales process and selling can be learned. The traits of someone good at selling can be demonstrated from past experiences other than selling. And, at the end of the day, a high-performing teacher is a good salesperson. She stands in front of students each day selling not only the lesson objective but the vision for all her students to achieve and get value from the experience.

August 05, 2013

8 Ways Talent Managers Can Support Volunteer-Service

In my last post, I shared results from the UnitedHealth report, Doing Good is Good For You: 2013 Health and Volunteering Study, which revealed some important connections between volunteerism and personal and professional success. Volunteerism can also be a powerful tool for K-12 Talent Managers in s...

July 03, 2013

When Can An Internship Go Unpaid?

As a follow-up to my post, Court Decisions Challenge Legality of Unpaid Internships, here is a bit of information for those interested on what qualifies as an internship and what doesn't. The Department of Labor (DOL) is the federal body that enforces more than 180 employment laws in the United Sta...

July 01, 2013

Court Decisions Challenge Legality of Unpaid Internships

It's not unusual for college students to pursue an unpaid internship to build experience in hopes of gaining a fulltime position upon graduation. In fact, Intern Bridge, a research firm, estimates that more than 500,000 undergraduate students participate in unpaid internships yearly. While Intern ...

November 21, 2012

Emotional Intelligence: The Flip Side of Smart

Andrew Ansoorian contributed to this blog. Andrew is a 15 year human capital practitioner and is currently the Director of Human Resources for Shenandoah County Public Schools in Virginia. Andrew believes the "true test of one's character isn't how one handles adversity, but how one handles power." ...

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