• 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 »
    6 days ago
  • 5 Essential Hiring Tips For Growing Startups
    Entrepreneur - Apr 22
    If you run a young startup looking to grow, recruitment can be a scary task to contemplate. In this case, one of the best things you can do for yourself, and your business, is to learn from the successful CEOs who have... Read »
    1 week ago
  • How Smart Companies Help New Employees Succeed
    LinkedIn - Apr 21
    You work hard to find, interview, and hire the right employees. They have great skills, great experience, and great attitude. So once they're hired... turn them loose, right? Not so fast. Knowing how to do a job is... Read »
    1 week ago
  • 5 Traits Of Great High-Growth Hires
    American Express - Apr 14
    It can take great teams of great people for high-growth companies to achieve their ambitious goals. But not all great people are created equal. Workers who would be great for a steady, established enterprise aren’t the... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • Want To Make Alignment Easier? Staff With Eagles
    Great Leaders Serve - Apr 13
    While writing Chess Not Checkers, it became clear early in the process to create the type of organization that could win consistently, it would be critical for people to Act as One. However, a new insight surfaced along the... Read »
    2 weeks ago
  • 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 »
    1 month 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 »
    2 months 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 »
    2 months 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 »
    2 months 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 »
    2 months 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 »
    2 months 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 »
    2 months 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 »
    3 months 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 »
    3 months 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 »
    3 months ago