The 6 Huge Hiring Mistakes Everyone Makes

Great article!

“You need a top-notch team to do your best work–but you need to hire them first. Here’s half a dozen common ways managers shoot themselves in the human-resources foot.

If you can recruit people who are talented, brilliant, natural leaders, it can make all the difference to your organization’s success–and your sanity as a leader. There is nothing that improves your chance of success more than having a strong, trusted team.” To read the rest…..

An 80-Year-Old Graduate With an Online Marketing Degree Kept His Promise

Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune

Published: November 29, 2012

Robert Titus likes to make jokes. Discussing his recently earned bachelor’s degree in marketing management, the 80-year-old said, “I wanted to get it while I was young, so I can start off on a good career.”

But Mr. Titus has no illusions about getting hired, and he is just fine with that. After more than a decade of retirement, he is happier than ever. Continue reading