• How To Create An Effective Onboarding Experience At...
    Forbes - Mar 11
    Making the leap from solo entrepreneur to manager of one or more employees is a huge transition – and it’s one that you must undertake with caution if you want your startup to grow and scale... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • The Perks Of Hiring A Millennial
    Fortune - Mar 2
    For those who believe the stereotype that millennials are “entitled,” this may seem like unnecessary advice. But entitled or not, I promise this advice will shape the direction of a millennial’s career. In a recent... Read »
    3 weeks ago
  • 8 Candidate Warning Signs You Need to Know
    CEO,com - Feb 11
    You’ve found the perfect resume? Great! That could mean the candidate who wrote it is perfect for your organization - or she is just a great resume writer. Using keywords in resumes is becoming commonplace among... Read »
    1 month ago
  • The Search For A New Nonprofit CEO Needs To Be...
    HuffPo - Feb 9
    Boardmember.com in its October 11, 2012 issue carries an op-ed item by Nathan Bennett and Stephen Miles titled, "Is your Board About to Pick the Wrong CEO." Although targeted to for-profit boards, all of the five items... Read »
    1 month ago
  • What Are The Right Criteria For Selecting A New CEO?
    Forbes - Feb 9
    Selecting a new CEO is the most important thing a board does. Choose the right one and everything else will be easier. Choose the wrong one, however, and it can be a catastrophe. Here’s how to select the right criteria and... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Why Employers Are Finally Starting To Hire Again
    Inc - Feb 6
    Friday's encouraging employment report showing that U.S. employers added 257,000 jobs in January follows a recent study that suggests 2015 will be a strong year for small business hiring. Yes, the days of cutting costs... Read »
    1 month ago
  • How To Bring Hard-To-Find Talent Aboard
    HuffPo - Feb 5
    Sometimes, I just don't understand my fellow business professionals. Over the last few years, I've seen a rising tide of C-Suite execs bemoaning the lack of top-notch, highly-qualified professionals in their fields--the... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 3 Essential Secrets To Retaining Your Best Employees
    HuffPo - Jan 29
    You can't do it all alone. In order to succeed, it's essential to build exactly the kind of staff you want. But building your staff doesn't end at the hiring process. You've got to be able to foresee the challenges ahead.... Read »
    1 month ago
  • 5 Ways To Avoid Employee Turnover
    CEO.com - Jan 28
    Finding qualified candidates to work at your company can sometimes be difficult. Whether you’re large enough to need an HR department or not, the process of sifting through resumes and interviewing is never as easy as it... Read »
    1 month ago
  • Drafting A Team Of A+ Players
    HuffPo - Jan 27
    As a business owner, you can only do so much to achieve success. At the end of the day, it comes down to the people you surround yourself with in the business world. No matter the industry or the size of the company, a good... Read »
    2 months ago
  • 5 Tools To Retain Great Employees
    Inc - Jan 21
    Great managers recruit and retain great people. Employees stay with a manager when they can learn and grow. If you learn how to build an employee growth culture, you will retain more of your best employees. To understand how... Read »
    2 months ago
  • Purposeful Hiring: How To Attract Millennials To Your...
    Forbes - Jan 15
    Deloitte just released its fourth annual Millennial Survey and the findings suggest what Millennials (and me) have known all along. Employers are barking up the wrong tree when it comes to hiring. That may very well explain... Read »
    2 months ago
  • The Art Of Hiring Employees That Fit Right In
    Inc - Dec 11
    As a former product manager, I know firsthand how challenging hiring and managing teams can be. Hire for passion, hunger and smarts Some entrepreneurs think they need to find the absolute perfect engineer for a... Read »
    3 months ago
  • The Critical Hiring (Or Promotion) Factor Everyone...
    CEO.com - Dec 9
    Maybe qualifications are critical. Or experience. Or hard skills. Or soft skills. Or work ethic, or leadership ability or cultural fit. Of course it’s usually a combination. But here's another way to look at choosing... Read »
    3 months ago
  • The Biggest Hiring Mistake You Can Make
    Inc - Nov 19
    Great minds think alike--and that is exactly the problem. If you and the people around you see the world in exactly the same way, then the ideas you are going to come up with are going to be remarkably similar. And... Read »
    4 months ago