Time to Focus on Talent Management Part 1

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How will you attract and retain the best executive talent? Ask a CEO about the number one issue that keeps him up at night, and you might be surprised by the answer. For many senior executives, the biggest cause for concern is talent management, not the competition. Upgrading Talent As the economy continues to gain… Read more »

Personality Testing in the Employment Process – Corporate Matchmaking Part 1

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Personality Testing in the Employment Process Like singles using dating services, many companies try to find their “perfect match” through the use of personality tests and other psychometric testing. It has been estimated that 30% of all companies have incorporated some sort of personality testing into their hiring process. The potential “cultural fit” of a… 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 »

Good Leadership is the Key to Employee Retention

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High retention is most often an issue of leadership. The key measure of your effectiveness as a leader lies both in the results your team achieves and their willingness to follow you with their heart, not just their head and their hands. And it’s not just the leadership of your subordinates, leadership applies to peers,… Read more »

Turning the Grind Into the Goal – Part II

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In part one of this post, the focus was on the pursuit of happiness or finding joy in your work as a way to succeed at it in the long term. This post will explore alternate views and approaches to career progress that can help you maximize your own effectiveness and the effectiveness of your team…. Read more »

4 Reasons You Should Evaluate a Candidate on Commitment and Passion

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World-class organizations make commitment and passion requirements when hiring their leaders. These traits are central to sustained performance gains and business improvements. Recent research has shown that up to 87.7 percent of the U.S. workforce is unable to contribute to their full potential due to a lack of passion for their jobs. When you evaluate… Read more »