Attracting, Retaining and Advancing Millennials in the Workplace

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Creating a millennial friendly workplace is essential to the success of any company in the 21st century. Millennials in sales and marketing or the data sciences and analytics are the largest generation in the workforce within many industries – including Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG). That’s why a growing number of organizations are already focusing their… Read more »

Are You Expecting Too Little from Your Search Firm?

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In an era when every job counts, and corporate fat has been ruthlessly trimmed, wouldn’t it make more sense to demand the utmost in quality, service and performance from an outside search provider? Expecting More, Getting More Many employers focus on what is often the least critical function, matching a candidate’s skills to the requirements… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Turning the Grind Into the Goal – Part I

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A world-renowned athletic coach was asked once what the difference was between the best athletes and everyone else. In other words, what do really successful people do that most people don’t? Of course, there were the typical responses of genetics, luck, and talent. But there’s an added element that most don’t think of; it’s the… Read more »

Building Competitive Advantage: How Using Customer Insight Helps

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Too often, business owners need to be reminded that getting new customers shouldn’t be the only goal that they focus on. As a business owner, you should also be delegating your efforts and resources toward retaining current customers; and nurturing the relationship that you’ve already built with them. Obviously, customers are one of the biggest… Read more »