• 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 »
    2 weeks ago
  • 5 Unexpected Ways To Avoid A Bad Hire
    CEO.com - Jul 3
    No matter what size your company is, few organizations can really afford a bad hire. These are the people who somehow sneak through your hiring process in a superstar candidate disguise, only to tank on the job. These... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • The Cost Of Employee Turnover
    LinkedIn - Jul 2
    We've cultivated a system in which employees who are loyal to their companies are financially punished and those who jump ship every few years are financially rewarded. The cause? Well, one culprit is certainly antiquated HR... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Why You Need To Hire To Grow
    Inc - Jun 30
    Hiring is a chore, isn't it? You've got to post the job. You've got to make sure you get the word out about the position in an effective way so that you get the right type of people applying. You've got to take the time to... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • Is Your Company Ready For A Looming Talent Drought?
    HBR - Jun 27
    Even if your firm has a healthy employee base and a strong balance sheet, chances are good that it’s about to face a significant shortage of qualified managers. I reached that conclusion in 2007, after working with Nitin... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • The Biggest Indicator That A New Employee Will Fail
    CEO.com - Jun 10
    We hire people all the time that appear to have the necessary skills, expertise and experience to be great contributors to our company or organization. Then somewhere down the line, they seem to be struggling – or perhaps... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 5 Reasons Why The Wrong People Are Hired
    LinkedIn - May 28
    There are a lot of great people who don’t get hired because they don’t fit some misguided stereotype of success. And it’s not because these people are different or odd. It’s that the traditional approaches for hiring... Read »
    1 month ago
  • The Peril Of Untrained Entry-Level Employees
    HBR - May 21
    Why would it be that so many employers fail to provide formal training? There are all kinds of reasons. Read »
    2 months ago
  • How To Attract And Hire Outstanding Talent
    Forbes - May 2
    If talent is everything, that leads to an obvious question: how do you attract the best talent? You could offer to pay them what they are worth – or a bit more – but most companies do not have unlimited funds to pour... Read »
    2 months ago
  • 5 Culture-Saving Candidates You Should Always Hire
    CEO.com - Apr 28
    Hiring the right people is hard enough, but finding candidates who marry skills and the ability to fit into the company culture can feel downright impossible. With the skills gap leaving 38 percent of employers with... Read »
    2 months ago
  • How To Attract Top Talent To Your Company
    Entrepreneur - Apr 25
    Companies want “the best” and they’ll spend boatloads of money to find it, yet the metrics by which talent are defined changes daily. It’s not easy identifying what your business needs when the competitive landscape... Read »
    3 months ago
  • 5 Steps For Retaining Your Rock Star Employees
    Inc - Apr 24
    By the time you try to give them raises, they're already out the door. If you want to retain your best people, you need to start much sooner. Read »
    3 months ago
  • What Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know About Startup...
    Entrepreneur - Apr 21
    Most business owners don’t do a good job hiring new employees the first time. They often wait too long or hire somebody without the necessary skills to help their business move forward. Both situations can end up being a... Read »
    3 months ago
  • Follow These 4 Simple Steps To Avoid A Hiring Crisis
    Entrepreneur - Apr 17
    Entrepreneurs often make poor decisions about hiring and staffing because they are stuck in crisis mode: They need help immediately. Stephen R. Covey popularized this notion with the "Urgent/Important Matrix" in his 1994... Read »
    3 months ago
  • The Ins And Outs Of Hiring A Social Media Manager
    Inc - Apr 17
    If you're at all familiar with the nature of marketing, you know the importance of constantly evaluating and evolving your strategy to stay competitive in your industry. Chances are, you've been paying more attention to... Read »
    3 months ago