Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Employee Effectiveness

Energizer has announced that they will pay employees traveling overseas to fly coach instead of business class:

I understand the cost savings can be substantial and (maybe) could be talked into the rationale that the company deserves 50% of the cut, but does it make business sense? Most travelers to Europe arrive in the early morning and likely have to head straight to an office or meeting from the airport. How effective is a sleep-deprived executive who has spent the night in a coach seat?

Friday, June 25, 2010

The "It" Competency

Wondering what is the most important competency to find in a new hire??