Hire slow, fire fast is a slogan that can seem like good recruiting advice, but is actually wrong on both counts. That's likely because it was never intended for recruiting in the first place, paradoxically. Here I suggest a better approach.
Why do fewer women than men pursue careers in STEM? The recent documentary "Picture a Scientist" explains the role that academic culture plays in deterring women, contrary to what you might have read. It holds lessons for company cultures, too.
What's the best approach for a paid sick leave policy? It might surprise you that the most stringent approach - designed to discourage malingering - often has the reverse effect, and often creates more harm than good. There's a better way.