People with grit have the character to succeed because they will think outside the box, solve problems and get the job done. Here are four types of interview questions that can help you identify people with the drive and determination to be great.
Just because a business practice is legal doesn’t mean it’s ethical. But does that mean it’s okay for CEOs to maximize profits by following perfectly legal business practices that cross the line into unethical waters? Some business executives would say, “yes.” Their stance is that a CEO’s main responsibility is to maximize profits and shareholder value within legal parameters—even if that means having low ethical standards. Others would argue that CEOs have a social responsibility to conduct business in an ethical manner even if that means securing a slightly lower return on investment. Who’s right? Does it depend on the industry?
It’s summertime and that means summer vacations are in full swing. Yet many Americans are choosing not to use all of their vacation time and the No. 1 reason why is because they would return to a mountain of work, according to a survey by Project: Time Off conducted in January 2016. Here are five strategies to help you conquer that mountain of work quickly and reclaim your unused vacation days.