Understanding Candidate Expectations

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Candidates have high expectations. And that’s natural and to be expected, right? So what’s the issue? The important thing here is to be aware of what their expectations are. For the hiring manager knowledge is power. Here are three candidate expectations every hiring manager should be aware of. Candidates expect an easy application process. Well… Read more »

Five Tips to Motivate and Retain Great Employees

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So you’ve vetted and hired some great talent – congratulations! Now how do you keep them motivated and engaged? How do you keep them employed with your organization for the long term? These are universal questions when it comes to hiring, and ones that are helpful to consider. Here are five tips to motivate and… Read more »

How Much Is Mediocre Talent Costing Your Business?

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Defined as natural aptitude or skill, talent is something that can be difficult to find if you aren’t looking in the right place. Since many projections indicate that the number of younger workers entering the labor market soon won’t be enough to replace those retiring from it, too many companies are settling for executives with… Read more »

How to Invest in Your Executives – and Increase Productivity and Retention

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Executives – and all employees – benefit from a solid career development program. Your company wins as well. It may be challenging to keep this initiative at the top of your priority list – but when all is said and done, you can’t afford not to. The smartest business leaders look at learning and development… Read more »

7 Motivational Factors Employees Look for in Executive Leaders

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Motivation is often defined as “getting something – or someone – moving.” One of the biggest hurdles for managers is how to effectively motivate their teams from day to day and over the long term. What factors will your employees relate to as you strive to build motivation? The answer lies in: Leadership Style Appropriate… Read more »

8 Ways to Help Standout Executives Succeed

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Today’s executives are on the move – and chances are you have either recently hired a new one or have plans to do so. One recent global study showed that CEOs turn over at a rate of 15 percent annually, and half of executives in transition fail, either by voluntarily leaving or being fired. More… Read more »