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 »

Deliberately Designing your Corporate Culture

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Studying Corporate Culture Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Harvard University psychology professor J. Richard Hackman garnered widespread esteem and accolades for pioneering the study of team dynamics. Following the events of 9/11, Hackman led a team designed to evaluate what makes intelligence units effective by surveying, interviewing, and observing hundreds of analysts… Read more »

Time to Focus on Talent Management Part 2

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In part 1 of this blog post, we introduced talent management issues and the importance of a needs-assessment process. Accurate job descriptions and the need for a strong cultural fit were also examined. This week we’ll continue to uncover aspects of talent management you can incorporate into your retention efforts. Employer Brand A company’s “employer… Read more »

Three Tips To Improve Your Hiring Skills

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You may be a great hiring manager, but as in most circumstances, there is always room for improvement. As long as you have positions to fill, a team to build, and a company to grow, then you can always stand to improve your hiring skills. Competition is high and companies are upping their game to… 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 »

The Power of Positive Influence

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We affect each other in our relationships, even at work. Or you could say, especially at work. And each day you bring with you to work a potential to influence other people. You bring the potential to create harmony, whether you know it or not. As a leader, you need to become very aware of… Read more »