A More Competent Human Is A More Competent Employee

Ms. Career Girl

You are likely to be rewarded for this extra competence so long as you make it known. This guide will help you be a more competent person, through the following techniques and disciplines: Fitness. Or you might paint and compete in exhibition art shows. Self more competent

Should You Abandon or Embrace Non-Competes in Hiring?

Blogging4jobs

What are Non-Competes Used For? Non-compete agreements—the legally binding documents that many businesses require employees to sign to prevent them from leaving to work with an organization’s competitors, usually for a specified period and in a limited geographic area—are a hot topic in an employee-driven economy, particularly in an era when most employees aren’t staying […] Source. HR employer non-compete hr basics hrbasics non-compete

7 Recruiting Competencies to Guide the 21st Century Recruiter

Blogging4jobs

Great not just good recruiters require a different set of skills, abilities, and competencies altogether to engage, qualify and recruit talent to our organization(s). What is a Competency? A competency is defined as the ability to do something successfully or efficiently.

Circle of Competence

Blogging4jobs

“Circle of Competence…, ” A phrase coined by Warren Buffet in reference to selecting individuals with whom you work – individuals with whom you trust. Is your gut always right? .

Résumé Help: Core Competencies

Careers Done Write

Lydia has not had any response after sending out her résumé She had a smart idea to list her core competencies. The category heading, “Core Competencies,” implies only the core, essential skills would be listed.

Non-Competes Are Essential to Your Retaining Your Best Employees

Blogging4jobs

In the face of a growing economy and new technologies being introduced on a daily basis a non-compete has become an essential part of the technology sector. Non-competes are essential to maintain a competitive advantage and helps to discourage employee espionage.

Compete With Millennial Business Owners and Succeed

Evil HR Lady

If your small business is competing for customers against millennial business owners, keep these five tips in mind. To keep reading, click here: Compete With Millennial Business Owners and Succeed A favorite subject of media these days is millennials.

How to Compete in Today’s Job Market

WorkAlpha

The post How to Compete in Today’s Job Market appeared first on WorkAlpha. It is well-known that in today’s economy, job seekers face unprecedented challenges. One of them is the large number of applicants chasing just a few openings, but another is their lack of understanding of the rules of the competition. Many discount the fact that employers use different methods of selecting final candidates by applying certain […].

Competency-Based Talent Managment Model

Blogging4jobs

These combined a robust Competency Based Management and Development Model aid in creating a company culture that’s employee focused, performance based, and passionated about re-recruiting your current workforce. Competencies can be defined for job, business, or management activities.

Cultural Fit Trumps Competence? Maybe

Hiring Technical People

Did you see Cultural Fit Trumps Competence ? I don’t know that cultural fit trumps competence. I know that it’s critically important. For geeks, you need a minimum of technical skills and then cultural fit is critically important. I do agree with Feld that the more senior you are, the more cultural fit is critical. Because that person has more impact on hiring decisions and will make more hiring decisions than people who are less senior.

Is Your Online Presence Strong Enough to Compete?

Executive Career Brand

Some job seekers just don’t get how much executive job search has changed over the past several years. A spot-on, value-driven executive resume alone probably won’t land you the job you want. Like it or not, the digital age has impacted job search.

The Use of Rhetoric as an HR Core Competency

Blogging4jobs

I already know that the use of rhetoric is an essential HR core competency. The ability to address a group of employees, or a group of managers and to do so with skill and persuasion should be considered core to the competencies of the human resources professional.

Competency perspective: teamwork | Cube Rules

Cube Rules

Competency perspective: teamwork Written by Scot Herrick on May 9, 2008 in Performance Reviews 1 Comment - Leave a comment! link] NULL.flickr NULL.com/photos/22566275 null @ null N04/2420226411/) In our performance reviews, we typically see ratings for both goals and competencies.

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Your Non-Competes Aren’t Saving Your Business, They are Destroying Lives

Evil HR Lady

A few years ago, sandwich shop Ji mmy Johns hit the headlines with the news that they required low level employees to sign non-compete agreements. ” That should have been the end of low income non-compete agreements, but sadly, it’s not. Yesterday, The New York Times, ran an article documenting the stories of some blue collar workers who have been practically destroyed by non-compete agreements.

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How to Gracefully Compete with Coworkers for Management Positions

Jobacle

If not carried out properly, the process of competing with coworkers for a management position can get a little messy. Career Advice compete for jobs get promoted move to management

Making Job Candidates Compete Works for Reality TV, but Not for Reality

Evil HR Lady

You see, they hire two people and make them compete and then one gets fired after 90 days and the other “wins” the position. So, I used to watch reality tv. Don’t anymore, in fact, I don’t even own a television anymore.)

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7 Human Resources Competencies For the Modern HR Professional

Blogging4jobs

This article is part of a series discussing the different competencies needed to be successful within the human resources profession. Click here to read part 1 where I discuss recruiting competencies and look for a future article on leadership competencies for the human resources industry. .

How To Answer Competency Based Interview Questions

Career Realism

How To Answer Competency Based Interview Questions. Competency based interview questions (also known as situational interview questions) are one of the most commonly used interviews questions you will come across regardless of your industry sector.

Are Your Recruiters Socially Competent? #HRTechConf

Blogging4jobs

But, are any of you talking about recruiter competency in the social space? At the end of the day, you can roll out all sorts of platforms, guidelines and training, but if your recruiters aren’t competent in the execution, it could all be for naught.

Non-Compete or Non-Solicit? Use “C.A.T.C.H.” to Understand It

Sklover Working Wisdom

What the supposed non-compete agreement prohibited was “working for a competing medical device manufacturer, anywhere in the eastern half of the United States, that sells to hospitals replacement heart valves based on the same technology.”. Likewise, if you cannot “engage in competition” with your former employer, you can still work for a competitor, but engage in a different function, at least until your non-compete period is over.

Versatility is the Key Competency of the Future

Blogging4jobs

I think that versatility is the key competency of the future. HR Job Search Work competency future of work importance of versatility in the workplace job job description versatilityAccording to futurist Thomas Frey, “ By 2030 over 2 billion jobs will disappear.” That is only seventeen years from now. The big question is will your job be one of them? In all likelihood many jobs will disappear before then. How can you be prepared to deal with this?

“No Non-compete? No Stolen Secrets? You are Free.”

Sklover Working Wisdom

He never signed a non-compete or a non-solicitation agreement. The reason I write “usually permits” is that, while all business people espouse free enterprise, so many business people – from both large companies and small – seem to want to stifle, prevent or stop any one who competes with them, and especially former employees, and so they will sometimes do all they can to prevent or stop that from happening. No non-compete agreement?; then you are free to compete.

“Are non-compete agreements binding on independent contractors?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

While I did that, I also signed a non-compete agreement. The former company is now threatening me and this new company with a lawsuit, because they say I am violating the non-competition agreement, which says I can’t work for a competing company (a) within 240 miles, and (b) for two years. Answer : Mary, you may, indeed, have a non-compete problem: But, then again, there are many ways “out” of a non-compete problem: 1. Non-Compete's and Confidentiality Q & A

Baby Boomers, Generation X, Generation Y Competing for Jobs?

Resume Bear

Because of this, job seekers are finding themselves competing with people of all different ages for the same job; people that can bring different experiences and skill sets to the position. ” So how do job seekers compete with those from other generations?

How to Answer Competency Based Interview Questions

Career Realism

If there is one thing most of my clients have in common is that they struggle with answering competency or behavioral interview questions during job interviews. The process of competency based interviewing is much more challenging. Interview behavioral competency interview question

The Future of Training Is Competencies, Not Skills

Blogging4jobs

The speed of change has many companies flustered and HR and training professionals wondering what needs to be done in order to keep up with changing technology. They are asking the question “How do. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR future of work training work trends

The Self Driving Car Industry Illustrates The Reality of Today's Non-Compete Agreement.

HR Capitalist

A lot of people will tell you that non-competes aren't enforceable. My experience with them says that the company with the most leverage/biggest checkbook can inflict a lot of financial pain on a smaller competitor that poaches talent (when there's a signed non-compete in play_.

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“Can a company selectively enforce non-compete agreements?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : Dear Alan: Can a company selectively enforce non-compete agreements? Another interesting note that I also know is that my employer has knowingly hired employees from competitors knowing that they also have non-competes. Answer : Dear Mike: Non-compete agreements are a very interesting – and very controversial – area of employment law. Nor have I heard of any employee or any Court raising “selective enforcement” as a defense to a non-compete.

“Your Best Time to Beat a Non-Compete”

Sklover Working Wisdom

They were in the business of “hats to shoes,” and everything in between, making Geraldine’s non-compete agreement quite a problem. . And, too, every recruiter and employer asked the same two questions during Geraldine’s new interviews: “Did you sign a non-compete agreement?” Two of the wisest questions you can make when a job offer has been given to you is “ Will I have to sign a non-compete agreement in order to work here?

Your dream job — and the curse of competency

Cube Rules

The curse of competency. We get very competent at the very job that we landed — but didn’t love. We network with the people that can add to our competency, even if we don’t like what we do. The longer you go, the worse the curse of competency.

“What does ‘Prospective Customer’ mean in a Non-Compete or Non-Solicitation Agreement?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

When I started my job four years ago, I was required to sign a non-compete agreement. The non-compete agreement says that, if I ever leave my job with the firm, for any reason, for 12 months I can’t solicit or transact any business with “customers or prospective customers” of the firm. It comes up nearly every time I counsel a client regarding a non-compete agreement or a non-solicitation agreement.

The Job Interview: Confident and Competent? Or Cocky and Unbearable?

Jobacle

Some people head into job interviews with lowered heads, sweaty palms, and flinching facial expressions, hoping only that they’ll survive the moment without screwing up. They mumble their way through a series of simple questions and scramble out the door when they’re mercifully dismissed.

Should I make myself younger to compete in job market?

Careers Done Write

Dear Deb: I work for a large aerospace company. We just lost our contract and everyone in our location has been offered the option of moving from California to Maryland or taking severance. I elected severance.

You Want HR Competencies? There's Only 3 That Matter.

HR Capitalist

I know people are going to try and sell you on bulky, thick competency models that look great in the roll-out meeting and then no one uses. That''s as true for HR competency models as it is for any other functional area. So I''m going to give you the 3 HR competencies that truly matter.

“The Three Different Ways Non-Compete’s are Enforced”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Alan: What is your experience with non-compete agreements in cases like mine where my former company (based in Massachusetts) terminated me without cause? The term of my non-compete agreement is 24 months, and it does not seem fair that my former employer can restrict me from gaining new employment in my field of expertise. The wisest analysis of non-compete agreements starts with the understanding that they are “enforced” in three different ways.

Advice for New Graduates to Compete Successfully

Resume Help Blog

How to Defeat a Non-Compete Ten Effective Defenses

Sklover Working Wisdom

By means of paying employees well – and by aggressively using and enforcing non-compete agreements – they had suffered few defections to competitors. . He was intrigued, and felt ready to make such a move – but for his non-compete. Morgan’s non-compete agreement prohibited him from “directly or indirectly providing services to any company that was engaged in the office furnishings industry for 24 months after cessation of employment, regardless of the reason for departure.”

Grouping: A core OD competency

Learning Voyager

Grouping is a core competency of OD. Many of us in the Organization Development field have had experience working with teams. Project teams. Committees. Boards. For the most part, team building interventions designed to improve how these teams function. But teams that are already there.

Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

I knew I didn’t like non-competes, but I had no hard data on how a non-compete can work against you in hiring and in innovation. FYI: Scott Kirsner, the columnist, has a blog, Innovation Economy, and several other articles about non-competes.

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How to compete with Generation Z

Penelope Trunk

The question is, how do we get this lifelong learning bug now, as adults, so we can compete with the young people when they enter the workforce. We will be competing with Generation Z.

Your Competencies Aren’t The Only Ones That Matter: How to Handle a Bad Interviewer

Career Alley

Understandably, when you’re preparing for a job interview, you’ll be focusing on your own competencies. However, just as there’s a skill to interviewing well, conducting an interview is also a task that requires a specific set of qualities and a certain amount of experience.

“Must an employee be paid to sign a non-compete?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question: Is it true that a non-compete agreement can only be enforced when the employee signing it is compensated for giving up their rights? When I became a W-2 employee, I was required to sign a new and detailed non-compete agreement, but not compensated extra for signing it. There are many factors that go into determining if a “non-compete” is enforceable. Unfortunately for you, New York State adheres to the “continued employment” view of consideration for a non-compete.

Don't Apologize For Making Employees Compete Against Each Other.

HR Capitalist

I know - you get labeled as a manipulator if you make employees compete against each other. Does that make them suspicious that you''re simply trying to get them to compete? I think that sucks. We need more competition, not less.