- Weak at the top. Weak, John // Management Today;Oct99, p124
Offers a look at the life of an executive at work. Lunch with a vegetarian; Corporate sponsorships.
- Personal bias can threaten interview process. // Personnel Journal;Sep92, Vol. 71 Issue 9, Human Resource Supplement p4
Discusses the halo effect--the tendency to attribute positive traits to someone with whom a person has something in common. How the halo effect is an example of how personal biases can slip into an employment interviewing process.
- Convicts Aren't the Only Ones Doing Time. Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News;09/06/99, Vol. 15 Issue 33, p4
Compares the life of employees with that of prisoners. Similarities of the employees and prisoners; Difference of their lives.
- `Sorry I'm late; The wind was blowing against me'. // Business Credit;Jul/Aug93, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p44
Reports on a survey conducted by executives of Robert Half International on excuses employees give for tardiness or absence. Samples of excuses.
- Spinning Wheels. Tyler, Kathryn // HR Magazine;Sep99, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p34
Focuses on workaholism that is prevailing in the business community in the United States. Statistics on the number of hours spent at work; Factors that cause workaholism; Definition of workaholism; Disadvantages in the workplace; Preventive measures.
- Unwind, get a life. Booher // Training & Development;Sep99, Vol. 53 Issue 9, p60
Offers some pointers on how to balance work life and personal life. Setting the pace according to purpose; Being selective about information intake; Making few unimportant decisions; Combining instead of compartmentalizing; Communicating well; Keeping away from negative people.
- They'd rather be shopping. // World Monitor;Sep92, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p8
Reports that the Japanese are not the only Asians who have a hard time taking their leisure because most people in Taiwan have the same problem. The `Free China Journal' reports that 77 percent watch television; 11 percent read, 8 percent sing, play instruments, or listen to the radio; More.
- DIVISION CHAMPS. Stauffer, Heather // Central Penn Business Journal;8/10/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p47
The article reports that friendships formed at work can be an impetus for employees to stay active.
- For an increasing number of employees, family comes first. McShulskis, Elaine // HR Magazine;Aug1996, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p19
Reports that two-thirds of Americans will reduce their work hours in exchange for more family or personal time according to a survey made by Robert Half International Inc. Comparison to a similar survey made in 1989; Achievement of a balance between career and family; Increase in the importance...