[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...
The modern work of art is a symbol. - Herbert Read
Give me a man who sings at his work. - Thomas Carlyle
Work is the curse of the drinking class. - Oscar Wilde
Never send a human to do a machine's job. - Hugo Weaving
Spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm. - John Muir
The longer the title, the less important the job. - George McGovern
It's a poor rule that won't work both ways. - Frederick Douglass
Nursing would be a dream job if there were no doctors. - Gerhard Kocher
When your work speaks for itself, don’t interrupt. - Henry J. Kaiser
Come forth, Lazarus! And he came fifth and lost the job. - James Joyce
Get in touch with your passion and put it to work at work. - Marilyn Suttle
Work and struggle, and never accept an evil that you can change. - Andre Gide
Work before pleasure - for there is no real pleasure without work. - Unknown
Work banishes those three great evils: boredom, vice, and poverty. - Voltaire
There is an enormous number of managers who have retired on the job. - Peter F Drucker
The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television. - Dave Barry
Most people want to improve themselves, but not many want to work at it. - Unknown
Amateurs wait for inspiration. The rest of us just get up and go to work. - Chuck Close
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking. - John Kenneth Galbraith
People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up. - Ogden Nash
The number one job facing the middle class... a three-letter word, jobs, J-O-B-S. - Joe Biden
Plans are only good intentions unless they immediately degenerate into hard work. - Peter F Drucker
A professional is one who does his best work when he feels the least like working. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not. - Elias Root Beadle
The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when he fills out a job application. - Ken Kraft
The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people worry than work. - Robert Frost
Life, in all ranks and situations, is an outward occupation, an actual and active work. - W. Humboldt
Get a good idea and stay with it. Dog it, and work at it until it's done, and done right. - Walt Disney
I choose a lazy person to do a hard job, because a lazy person will find an easy way to do it. - Bill Gates
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. - Newt Gingrich
They shared the chores of living as some couples do - she did most of the work and he appreciated it. - Paula Gosling
One machine can do the work of a hundred ordinary men, but no machine can do the work of one extraordinary man. - Elbert Hubbard
The more work you put in on your outline and getting the skeleton of your story right, the easier the process is later. - Drew Goddard
Mr. Gorbachev has apparently stumbled onto one of the best-kept secrets in recent Soviet history: Communism doesn't work. - Frank Zappa
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
Here's good advice for practice: go into partnership with nature; she does more than half the work and asks none of the fee. - Martin H. Fischer
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
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
Charity is a very personal equation, like we say charity begins at home. It starts with your immediate help in the house: the people who work for you. - Malaika A. Khan
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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