Are You Making Sound Decisions?

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We make numerous decisions every day, often without much thought about the process of having made them. We come equipped with our own set of habits, emotions, opinions, and perspectives. Sometimes we are drawn to making decisions for reasons we do not fully understand; we might hire a new employee because it feels right, or… Read more »

Hiring and Retaining the Best Talent

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Employee reviews are a great time to provide feedback to your team members as well as encourage development and improve performance. It is a chance to reflect on the milestones achieved and set new goals. Regular reviews allow managers to praise positive behaviors, award well-earned promotions, and continue to bring out the best talent in… Read more »

Good Leadership Improves Retention

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Within many industries, the success of a business relies more on the people you pay than the people who pay you. In other words, your people are your most important asset. In some industries, people are your only asset. Creating clear and quantifiable career paths, providing consistent reviews and feedback, and crafting an environment of ongoing learning… Read more »

Winning the War for Talent

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The war for talent is back in full swing and the level of competition is high. The challenge now for hiring managers is to make a conscious effort to evaluate and improve their recruiting platform and attraction strategy. Here are some tips to improve your hiring process. Track Effectiveness of Current Methods Of the hires… Read more »

Elevating the Game

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The concept of having a best friend may seem more appropriate for schoolyard conversations than workplace ones. Although there is no need for friendship bracelets to be exchanged across cubicle walls, there is most certainly a need for significant connections within the workplace in service of employee contribution and employee retention. The best employers recognize… Read more »

How to Become a Better Leader for Your Team

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Leadership is about putting the needs of others ahead of yourself. Serving others, as long as it is in the direction of achieving your corporate goals, is the true essence of effective leadership. Leadership is about seeking out what motivates someone, and figuring out how that internal motivation can be mobilized to help the team… Read more »