What makes “Big Data” Big?

Data sets that are multiple petabytes in size are generally considered “Big Data” (one petabyte is 1,024 terabytes).

Building Business Models That Matter

As business people we have a powerful tool in our hands: the knowledge of how to build, run, and manage businesses. Let us be ambitious and put that knowledge to work for things that really matter.

Complete List of Behavioral Interview Questions

In the 1980’s, industrial psychologist Dr. Tom Janz introduced a method of interviewing called the “Behavioral Interview.” The premise is that the best predictor of future behavior is your past behavior.

Behavioral Interviewing

You may feel that two short interviews and a three page resume are not sufficient for you to make an important hiring decision. Perhaps you should consider the kinds of questions you are asking the candidate in your interviews. Behavioral interviewing is a very good technique to help you identify the right person.

Building Motivation Levels

You’ve had the team-building day and implemented a comprehensive systems overhaul. The salary reviews went smoothly. Yet performance is still down.

Tips for Successfully Onboarding New Employees

Although effective onboarding is an investment in employee retention, morale and productivity, many companies still leave new employees to feel their way through their first few months on the job.

Startup Companies Overview

Adeptima main business is executive search, however giving guidance and advice to clients on HR and compliance issues is often necessary to ensure their businesses are launched smoothly and successfully in Japan.

Hiring the Best

There’s no shortage of top-notch executives for small companies, and they’ll pay for themselves many times over

The Next in Line

Now, I realize that people generally think of succession planning as finding a replacement for the person at the top. To me, succession planning means finding replacements for every executive, manager, supervisor, and professional at every level of the organization.