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Advice from the Seven Sages to Business World


Let us introduce you to the Seven Sages of the Golden Age. Each week one Sage will give us lessons on business world and life at large. This week’s sage is Thales of Miletus from the 6th century BCE. 6th century BCE was the first enlightenment period for the mankind, …

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Turkey plans to ease work permits for foreigners


by Erdinç ÇELİKKAN ANKARATurkey has kicked-off studies to introduce easier work permit application and granting procedures for qualified foreign workers and investors to enhance the country’s investment allure The Turkish Economy Minister has prepared an action plan to attract more qualified foreign employees and investors.The Turkish government is considering easing …

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Three Musts to Retaining Superstar Talent


By Jeff Weiner, CEO, Linkedin In a previous post, I wrote about five tools to look for when recruiting superstar talent. In this post, I’d like to share some key lessons learned over the years when it comes to retaining your top people. As a general rule, it’s important to …

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Converting a Job into a Career


  by Lou Adler, CEO of The Adler Group If you’re a job-seeker looking for a career move, ask the hiring manager what work needs to be done, what problems need to be solved and how success in the job will impact the company’s strategy or mission. If you don’t …

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Can Low-Potential Workers Become High-Potentials?


Most talent management initiatives focus on so-called high potentials — employees than an organization believes are capable of advancing at least two levels beyond their current position. If you consider the traditional bell curve, high potentials may represent up to 15 percent of your organization. At the bottom of the …

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