This post is courtesy of a manager’s perspective. As more and more departments hire part-timers and temps, there are a few ways to muster up the troops to keep them motivated.
1. Hire smart. Michael Burchell, a vice president at the San-Francisco-based Great Places to Work Institute, says in the piece to be sure from the beginning that you know what qualities you’re seeking. ”Focus more on culture than on specific skills.” Hiring managers often say they can teach a bright worker anything but they can’t teach them soft skills, in particular enthusiasm and teaming. Read more