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 »

5 Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask Before Making a Hiring Decision

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The executives you choose to lead your company have a more significant impact on the organization than almost any other decision you make. Extending an offer to an executive candidate should not be taken lightly. It is essential that the person you choose be the correct one for your company. Avoid being blinded by an… Read more »

Help Them Swim – Not Sink! 5 Strategies to Help New Executives Thrive

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New executives represent a substantial investment of time and money. It is essential you protect that investment by starting them with the resources they need to succeed. Taking the time to seamlessly transition them into your organization speeds the rate at which they can begin contributing and improves your rate of retention. Here are five… Read more »

5 Tips for Building a Successful Recruiting Plan

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Successful recruiting depends on planning for both the long and short term. Evaluate where your company is operating effectively and where you can use some improvement. Identify areas for growth or new initiatives or projects you would like to take on. Once you have analyzed your organization’s objectives, you can work with the right people… Read more »

At What Cost?

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Understanding the true cost of taking too long to hire elite talent in marketing and analytics Need to hire a marketing or analytics professional? Hope you’re patient: The national time-to-fill average is at its highest level in 15 years. On average, it now takes over 24 working days to fill a key marketing role.1 Time-to-hire… Read more »