Tag Archives: Hiring

Which Part of “Communication” Don’t You Understand?

How important is it for a manager to be an effective communicator in the workplace? The most recent data suggests that, for corporate recruiters looking to hire for management positions, communication skills rank at the top of the list of core competencies managers need in the workplace: Good communication skills outrank other core business competencies […]

“Grit”: An Important Hiring Predictor

As a manager, I’m sure you could make a list of traits – in addition to applicable job skills – that any employee must possess in some quantity to be successful: things like intelligence, responsibility, initiative, attention to detail, ability to learn – you get the idea. But what about “grit?” Is it important to […]