[Does your company have a problem in recruiting the right person for the right position? Try this simple experiment to place your employees where they belong...]
Put around 100 bricks in some particular order in a closed room with an open window. Then send 2-3 candidates into the room and close it from outside. Leave them alone, come back after 6 hours and then analyze the situation:
If they are counting and recounting the bricks - Put them in Accounts Dept.
If they are wrongly counting the bricks - Put them in Stores Dept.
If they have messed up the whole place with the bricks - Put them in Engineering.
If they are arranging the bricks in some other order - Put them in Planning.
If they are throwing the bricks at each other - Put them in Operations.
If they are sleeping - Put them in Security.
If they have broken the bricks into pieces - Put them in Information Technology.
If they are sitting idle - Put them in Human Resource Dept.
If they have thrown the bricks out of the window - Put them in Materials Dept.
If they are clinging on to the bricks - Put them in Treasury.
If they say they have tried different combinations, yet not a brick has moved - Put them in Sales.
If they have already left for the day - Put them in Marketing.
If they are staring out of the window - Put them in Shipping.
If they are searching for defects - Put them in Quality Control.
If they are talking to each other and not a brick has been moved - Put them in Top Management...
One doctor makes work for another. - English Proverb
Even a clock that does not work is right twice a day. - Polish Proverb
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. - Unknown
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art. - Paul Cezanne
Come forth, Lazarus! And he came fifth and lost the job. - James Joyce
With his work, as with a glove, a man feels the universe. - Tomas Transtromer
It's a job never started that takes the longest to finish. - JRR Tolkien
The only place where success comes before work is a dictionary. - Vidal Sassoon
I work for myself. I'm what ya call an "entramanure." - Archie Bunker
The best work is not what is most difficult for you; it is what you do best. - Jean-Paul Sartre
The woman who can create her own job is the one who will win fame and fortune. - Amelia Earhart
Do something. If it doesn't work, do something else. No idea is too crazy. - Jim Hightower
I read the book of Job last night. I don't think God comes out well in it. - Virginia Woolf
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you. - Oscar Wilde
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
If I have one advantage, it's that I will try to work harder than the next guy. - Jay Leno
Work as if you were to live a hundred years.
Pray as if you were to die tomorrow. - Benjamin Franklin
Work hard. Rock hard. Eat hard. Sleep hard. Grow big. Wear glasses if you need 'em. - Webb Wilder
Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done, and done right. - Walt Disney
Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want something. - Randy Pausch
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job, because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. - Bill Gates
Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven't planted. - David Bly
Sometimes you have to work hard for what you want. Sometimes, hard work is what makes it precious. - Ute Carbone
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play and to look up at the stars. - Henry van Dyke
If you don't want to work, you have to work to earn enough money so that you won't have to work. - Ogden Nash
Decide what you want, what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. - HL Hunt
All dentists talk while they work. They have inherited this from their professional ancestors, the barbers. - Mark Twain
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everyone to tell me the truth - even if it costs him his job. - Samuel Goldwyn
It is our art that has an opportunity to leave a footprint in the sand. They don't wrap fish in our work. - Hugh N Jacobsen
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it. - Paulo Coelho
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. - Frederic Amiel
If you get up in the morning and you say, 'I got to go to work. How can I get out of this?' you're not happy. - Red Auerbach
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. - Romans 8:28
Many training programs and often schools focus on just a skill or a kind of work competency. That's only half the equation. - Gerald Chertavian
I think Mr. Smithers picked me because of my motivational skills. Everyone says they have to work a lot harder when I'm around. - Homer Simpson
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success. - Diana Rankin
A man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor. The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill. - Martin H. Fischer
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. - Pele
Fraud in business is no different from infidelity in marriage or plagiarism in scholarly work. Even people committed to high moral standards succumb. - Miroslav Volf
I'm always tinkering with something - suddenly I'll think I can work with wood, but then I'll realize I can't, so I go back to sewing. - Melissa McCarthy
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