Brick Placement: How To Recruit Employees

Recruiting the right person in the right place

Place your employees where they belong - 1 brick at a time


[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...


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Give me a man who sings at his work. - Thomas Carlyle

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend. - Henry David Thoreau

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. - Vince Lombardi

It's a poor rule that won't work both ways. - Frederick Douglass

Attempt the impossible in order to improve your work. - Bette Davis

Hard work pays off in the future, laziness pays off now. - Steven Wright

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

Deliberation is the work of many men. Action, of one alone. - Charles de Gaulle

Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. - Henry Ford

Hard work has made it easy. That is my secret. That is why I win. - Nadia Comaneci

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you. - Leo Tolstoy

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today. - Elbert Hubbard

You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are. - Anna Quindlen

There is no place where success comes before work, except in the dictionary. - Donald Kimball

Committee work is like a soft chair - easy to get into but hard to get out of. - Kenneth J Shively

It's true hard work never killed anybody, but I figure, why take the chance? - Ronald Reagan

I believe in moderation. I work on genealogy only on days that end in 'y'. - Richard Thiesen

Life, in all ranks and situations, is an outward occupation, an actual and active work. - W. Humboldt

If a man smiles all the time he's probably selling something that doesn't work. - George Carlin

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If you think your boss is stupid remember: you wouldn't have a job if he was smarter. - Albert Grant

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A lot of what passes for depression these days is nothing more than a body saying that it needs work. - Geoffrey Norman

Work like you don't need the money, dance like no one is watching, and love like you've never been hurt. - Mark Twain

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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

The person who knows "how" will always have a job.
The person who knows "why" will always be his boss. - Diane Ravitch

Delegating doesn't mean passing off work you don't enjoy, but letting your employees stretch their skills and judgment. - Harvey Mackay

The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; and third, common sense. - Thomas Edison

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

There are two ways you can get through pain. You can let it destroy you, or you can use it as fuel to drive you: to dream bigger, to work harder. - Taylor Swift

Social media is about friending someone so they'll invite you to a party or get you a job. If that's the work, Snapchat is the playground. - Evan Spiegel

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

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

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

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


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21-May-2019