HBR Hotlist.2019.08.19: How to Delegate Successfully; Predicting Who’s Going to Quit; Engaging Employees Successfully: Responding to “Tell Me About Yourself” in Interviews

How to Respond to “So, Tell Me About Yourself” in a Job Interview, By Joel Schwartzberg: There is a right answer.

MANAGING PEOPLE

Is It Time to Let Employees Work from Anywhere?, By Prithwiraj (Raj) Choudhury, Barbara Z. Larson, Cirrus Foroughi: A study found that “work from anywhere” policies increased productivity.

EMPLOYEE RETENTION

If You Want Engaged Employees, Offer Them Stability, By Marla Gottschalk: People need security to do their best work.

DECISION MAKING

8 Ways Leaders Delegate Successfully, By Deborah Grayson Riegel: Start by picking the right person for the job.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Are You Pursuing Your Vision of Career Success — or Someone Else’s?, By Laura Gassner Otting: What you do should match who you want to be.

LEADERSHIP & MANAGING PEOPLE

Great Mentors Focus on the Whole Person, Not Just Their Career, By Rick Woolworth: There’s a lot more to us than our jobs.

INNOVATION

3 Ways to Build a Culture of Collaborative Innovation, By Kate Isaacs, Deborah Ancona: A look at how DARPA, NASA, and WL Gore do it.

EMPLOYEE RETENTION

Better Ways to Predict Who’s Going to Quit, By Brooks Holtom, David Allen: The right data can help manage turnover risk.

HEALTH

What Wellness Programs Don’t Do for Workers, By Charlotte Lieberman: Here’s what it would mean to take employee well-being seriously.

Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal..

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