Give new employees a running start at their jobs, with these little-noticed but much-appreciated assists.

Would Thomas Edison hire you?

April 1, 2005 Categorized in: AdvancementHR

Broad knowledge is a great attribute for an admin pro.  Thomas Edison valued it. He wanted smart, practical people to help run his empire of inventiveness.  So, he devised a test to measure each applicant’s breadth of reading and knowledge.

Save the boss time: Screen applicants

January 1, 2005 Categorized in: HRManaging the Boss

To keep hiring from stealing too much time from your boss’s day, offer to interview promising candidates by phone before you set up an appointment.