Four Tips to Boost the Confidence of Your Team

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Studies show that confidence increases productivity at work. Self-confidence causes you to choose more challenging tasks, which make you stand out amongst your peers. According to a study by the Journal of Economic Psychology titled Self-Esteem and Earnings, your level of confidence is at least as important as how smart you are when it comes… Read more »

3 Strategies to Improve Employee Loyalty

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In most industries, including Consumer Products and the data driven field of Analytics, the days of employees working for one company for 30 years is passé. Hoping your employees stick around out of sheer loyalty is no longer a reality. The battle for top talent now fluctuates between a candidate-driven and an employer-driven marketplace. Despite… Read more »

3 Tips to Improve Focus & Attention for Your Team

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An important skill to hone for yourself and your team is effectively using your time and attention. Your team is always watching how you perform your job functions and reach your goals. So, to get your team on board with this enhanced level of attention and focus, you’ll need to start modeling those skills from… Read more »

Does Your Team Have an Ongoing Learning Plan?

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As a leader in your company, how can you help your team grow over time in all dimensions? You help them grow professionally; whether in marketing, analytics, sales, or any other job function, but there are certain professional skills that can always be enhanced. Don’t overlook other aspects of growth you can contribute to including,… Read more »

Measuring the Soft Skills of Potential Hires

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Most successful managers are adept at evaluating their employees’ success in the hard-skills of their role. Meeting specific goals and objectives, or directly contributing to profits or cost savings, leaves little to interpretation. Yet it’s the soft skills required to succeed that are often the hardest to measure. How can you successfully evaluate the soft… Read more »

Successfully Managing a Relocation Process

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A commitment to hiring the most qualified candidate possible means a candidate may have to relocate to take the position. For some companies, this is commonplace. While for others, a relocation may only be approved under extreme circumstances. In either case, a relocation process requires skillful management to ensure that a candidate shifts into the… Read more »