• Study Shows That Many CEOs Get Less Background...
    Forbes - Oct 23
    According to Human Resources executives, many CEOs go through less background screening than does the average college graduate. Read »
    2 days ago
  • Ignore Emotional Intelligence At Your Own Risk
    HBR - Oct 22
    Call it Grant vs. Goleman. Two academic heavyweights face off on a topic that every student of leadership and HR cares — or at least hears — a lot about: emotional intelligence. Wharton professor Adam Grant kicks it off... Read »
    3 days ago
  • 8 Ways To Hire For Hospitality
    Inc - Oct 15
    When my husband and I were living in Pennsylvania 20 years ago, we made it a weekly tradition to take the bus into New York City for dinner at our favorite restaurant, Union Square Cafe. In the beginning, we tended to sit at... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 6 Types Of Problem Employees You Never Want To Hire
    American Express - Oct 10
    When it comes to a company’s assets, talent is the most valuable—and also the most difficult—to replace. A great hire can encourage innovation and lead your team to greater success. On the other hand, one wrong hire... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Should You Ask Employees To Sign A Non-Compete...
    CEO.com - Oct 7
    Say your company requires new employees to sign non-compete agreements. (We’ll talk about the value of those documents in a second.) Then say you’re in the process of hiring a new employee and she refuses to sign your... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Don’t Hire People Just Like You
    CEO.com - Oct 1
    Look around you! Are you surrounded by people with your world view, your personality and your temperament? In a nutshell – are you hiring clones of yourself? If you are, you are missing out on a huge opportunity to enhance... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Why You Should Hire For Potential And Not Experience
    Fast Company - Sep 23
    An electronics retailer hires a CEO who seems to possess the ideal credentials and skills, only to find him ill-prepared to handle changing market dynamics. A small brewery, in contrast, picks a project manager lacking in... Read »
    1 month ago
  • You Are Not Doomed To Lead Alone
    Forbes - Sep 8
    Many midsized company leaders feel doomed to leading and managing their business themselves. Read »
    1 month ago
  • Employers Are Looking For New Hires With Something...
    Fortune - Sep 4
    Infotech executives are starting to talk funny, and we all need to pay attention. “Designing emotion into the product is now something you really have to think about explicitly and measure yourself against,” says Brad... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Throw Out The Old Leadership Playbook
    CEO.com - Sep 2
    “I am on vacation. I cannot read your email. Your email is being deleted.” Would you be bold enough to write those words as your out of office message? What would you think if that message was company... Read »
    1 month ago
  • The 3 Pillars Of Employee Retention
    LinkedIn - Aug 20
    I’ve recently given a lot of thought as to why people stay at a job and I’ve realised that the main reasons are: Money, career progression and job satisfaction. The ideal job would have all three. A good job will have... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Why I Do All Of My Recruiting Through LinkedIn
    NYT - Aug 19
    Recruiting the right team member is always difficult. I start off knowing that I need someone to perform a task, and imagine what qualities that person might possess. How, in a sea of people, can I find my ideal... Read »
    2 months ago
  • From Baseball To The Boardroom: How A Wise CEO Picks...
    Forbes - Aug 18
    Ask any CEO what their biggest challenge is and they will tell you it’s finding the right talent. My advice to them? Take a page from baseball. When evaluating a prospect, the game’s scouts often give just as much... Read »
    2 months ago
  • 3 Reasons Introverts Make Excellent Employees
    American Express - Jul 25
    Think that extroverts have it all? Think again. The truth is, introverts are essential to every company culture and are highly desirable team members. Read »
    3 months ago
  • 5 Mistakes Companies Make When Choosing New Leaders
    LinkedIn - Jul 9
    The Harvard Business Review points out that as much as 80% of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions. There is a wide disparity among what a wrong hire can cost a company because there are so many variables. The... Read »
    3 months ago