• How To Hire The Right People
    Switch & Shift - Feb 3
    This is a story for business owners who want to grow their business, but also a little bit for people who want a job working with those business owners. It’s about wanting to be a great leader, a great team and a great... Read »
    2 days ago
  • Who You Hire Is The Key To Sustaining Your Company...
    Entrepreneur - Jan 27
    When you planted the first seed of your budding business, you weren’t just the CEO; you were also the chief culture officer. And for a while, you performed that role with great enthusiasm. But now, your team is larger,... Read »
    1 week ago
  • Why California Is Such A Talent Magnet
    HBR - Jan 19
    By supporting worker mobility, cities can both foster the growth of denser talent networks within their borders and increase the likelihood of technological and other productive innovation. And yet some cities seem to... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • What You Need To Do To Hire And Retain Top Performers
    Entrepreneur - Jan 8
    If you want to hire the best employees, you need to a clear vision for your company that your team constantly strives for. "It's critical to the engagement of your people," says Andre Lavoie, CEO of ClearCompany,... Read »
    4 weeks ago
  • The Easy Way For New CEOs To Boost Their Share Price
    Forbes - Jan 7
    When it comes to hiring a new chief executive, evidence suggests that we tend to do so far more from within the ranks than from external sources.  Indeed, one study put this figure as high as 80% over a 60 year... Read »
    4 weeks ago
  • How To Select The Right People
    Great Leaders Serve - Dec 4
    The most important decision a leader makes is who does what, according to the late Peter Drucker. I believe him – do you? Does the rigor of your selection process support the priority of getting the right people on the... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Five Ways To Hire Fantastic Candidates In A Shrinking...
    Forbes - Aug 7
    When unemployment was hovering between 9% and 10%, job candidates were everywhere and employers could pick and choose the best people. Hiring was like picking low hanging fruit. Ask any hiring manager today and they’ll... Read »
    6 months ago
  • How To Not Alienate Your Employees (Hint: Don’t...
    Entrepreneur - Jul 30
    The talent wars haven’t ended: As the economy continues to recover, technology continues to advance and the world grows ever smaller, talent reigns supreme in organizations. Suddenly, it's a buyer’s market again. As... Read »
    6 months ago
  • How To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Person
    CEO.com - Jul 13
    “You’re not the same person I interviewed!” “Who are you, and what did you do with him/her?” This is a painful situation for a CEO. You’ve had a gigantic gap in your executive team, and you find someone you... Read »
    6 months ago
  • The Best Way To Hire From Inside Your Company
    HBR - Jun 2
    Using data on more than 11,000 internal hires made between 2007 and 2012 in a Fortune 100 firm, we found that candidates hired through internal postings outperformed sponsored internal hires on nearly every conceivable... Read »
    8 months ago
  • Making A Critical Hire? Here’s Why You Should...
    CEO.com - May 20
    Making a wrong hire at the senior management layer can cost the organization between $240,000-$840,000, as cited by various studies. Even at the low end of that range, that is an unnecessary and undesirable... Read »
    8 months ago
  • To Retain More Millennial Employees, Tell Them To Quit
    CEO.com - May 11
    Employee retention is a problem for most companies--especially startups that tend to hire millennials. After all, it's hard not to lose customers when your employee entrance is like a revolving door. It's even harder to... Read »
    9 months ago
  • 4 Tricks For Hiring Talent
    Inc - May 7
    At Alumnify, it's a exciting time for our company. We're growing faster than expected, which means we've been putting a lot more of an emphasis on hiring. Over the past few weeks, I've looked over hundreds of applications of... Read »
    9 months ago
  • Simple Online Tools To Make Hiring Easier
    HBR - May 4
    Running an open recruitment process – one where the position is openly advertised – can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t have at your disposal an HR department that’s organized to handle the process. This is... Read »
    9 months ago
  • Stop Trying To Attract The Best Talent
    Switch and Shift - Apr 27
    There is a generalized, low-level anxiety in the business world about attracting the top talent. It makes sense, of course: who wouldn’t want the best talent? And if they are the best, then obviously not everyone can have... Read »
    9 months ago