[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
I never work. Work does age you so. - Quentin Crisp
Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work. - Charles Kingsley
Always be the person you would want to work for. - Liz Brenner
Many people quit looking for work when they find a job. - Steven Wright
I do not like work, even when somebody else is doing it. - Mark Twain
It is only when I am doing my work that I am truly alive. - Federico Fellini
Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need. - Voltaire
You do your best work if you do a job that makes you happy. - Bob Ross
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs. - Henry Ford
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. - Mechelangelo di Lodovico
The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work. - Richard Bach
If you are prepared, you will be confident, and will do the job. - Tom Landry
Amateurs wait for inspiration. The real pros get up and go to work. - Harvey Mackay
The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary. - Vidal Sassoon
I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. - Thomas Edison
We always admire the other fellow more after we have tried to do his job. - William Feather
The idea of dying and coming back is what makes the Halloween films work. - Donald Pleasence
People forget how fast you did a job - but they remember how well you did it. - Howard Newton
The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it's dead for you. - Oscar Wilde
Half the work that is done in this world is to make things appear what they are not. - Elias Root Beadle
The true way to render ourselves happy is to love our work and find in it our pleasure. - Francoise de Motteville
If a man smiles all the time he's probably selling something that doesn't work. - George Carlin
From an early age I understood that cooking was never going to be a job, it's a passion. - Gordon Ramsay
No human being will work hard at anything unless they believe that they are working for competence. - William Glasser
Once an organization loses its spirit of pioneering and rests on its early work, its progress stops. - Thomas JWatson
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
My job is not to make decisions but to set stretch objectives and help our managers work out how to reach them. - Sergio Marchionne
I don't get off on romantic parts. But I often think if I had had my dental work done early on, well, maybe. - Morgan Freeman
I had a job selling hearing aids from door to door. It wasn't easy, because your best prospects never answered. - Bob Monkhouse
Ram: 1. Lamb's daddy; 2. The hydraulic thingy that makes the woodsplitter work; 3. A sheep that always butts in. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com
The person who knows "how" will always have a job.
The person who knows "why" will always be his boss. - Diane Ravitch
Mr. Gorbachev has apparently stumbled onto one of the best-kept secrets in recent Soviet history: Communism doesn't work. - Frank Zappa
There is nothing more inspiring than having a mind unfold before you. Let people teach who have a calling. It is never just a job. - Abraham Kaplan
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
It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies because you never know when you'll have to work with them. - Lana Turner
How much more grand is the work of our Heavenly Father as he pulls together all the varied strands of life to reveal his grand design? - Ravi Zacharias
Every job I do, I like to think it makes me better, or I learn things. It's all about how much something's going to stretch me or test me. - Daniel Radcliffe
That's the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don't work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital. - Noam Chomsky
I work as if I were going to be the next person to need a respirator. I share in the benefits I bestow on others, and my work has enriched my life. - Forrest Bird
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