[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...
Work is the curse of the drinking class. - Oscar Wilde
Nothing you can't spell will ever work. - Will Rogers
Never send a human to do a machine's job. - Hugo Weaving
There are no menial jobs, only menial attitudes. - William J. Brennan, Jr.
Never despair, but if you do, work on in despair. - Edmund Burke
Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes. - Milton Berle
As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
When you marry your mistress, you create a job vacancy. - James Goldsmith
Find a job you like and you add five days to every week. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Learn to work harder on yourself than you do on your job. - Jim Rohn
If Plan A didn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters! - Unknown
Exhibit pride in your work and humility in your accomplishments. - Unknown
The key to success? Work hard, stay focused and marry a Kennedy. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Talent is no match for hard work, determination, and perseverance. - Unknown
Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice, and poverty. - Voltaire
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas Edison
The idea of dying and coming back is what makes the Halloween films work. - Donald Pleasence
The woman who can create her own job is the one who will win fame and fortune. - Amelia Earhart
Never be ashamed of the work you have done, only the work you haven't done. - Unknown
Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. - Peter F Drucker
Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization. - Ann Oakley
The true way to render ourselves happy is to love our work and find in it our pleasure. - Francoise de Motteville
All of us are guinea pigs in the laboratory of God. Humanity is just a work in progress. - Tennessee Williams
I don't work out. If God wanted us to bend over, he'd put diamonds on the floor. - Joan Rivers
If you think your boss is stupid remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was smarter. - Albert Grant
Work is accomplished by those employees who have not yet reached their level of incompetence. - Lawrence J Peter
A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. - David Brinkley
They shared the chores of living as some couples do - she did most of the work and he appreciated it. - Paula Gosling
A good manager is a man who isn't worried about his own career but the careers of those who work for him. - H.M.S. Burns
I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn't work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness. - Emo Philips
I don't want any yes-men around me. I want everybody to tell me the truth, even if it costs them their jobs. - Samuel Goldwyn
People who work in an environment where doing their best is recognized have a better chance of feeling good about their work. - Marilyn Suttle
I'd rather work with someone who's good at their job but doesn't like me, than someone who likes me but is a ninny. - Sam Donaldson
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
For disappearing acts, it's hard to beat what happens to the eight hours supposedly left after eight of sleep and eight of work. - Doug Larson
The road to success is not easy to navigate, but with hard work, drive and passion, it's possible to achieve the American dream. - Tommy Hilfiger
If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable. - Donald Trump
I had very good dentures once. Some magnificent gold work. It's the only form of jewelry a man can wear that women fully appreciate. - Graham Greene
Ego stops you from getting things done and getting people to work with you. That's why I firmly believe that ego and success are not compatible. - Harvey Mackay
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