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 »

Four Tips to Stay Motivated in the New Year

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There are phases of every career that include menial tasks that can take hold and diminish your enthusiasm. Although you might not be experiencing it right now, someone you lead might be experiencing that exact moment. Having tools to deal with those times of monotony can help you persevere and help those around you continue… Read more »

Self-Reflection: Taking a Critical Look

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Many of us are reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the future. The end of the year also signals a traditional time for annual performance reviews – a time to receive constructive criticism, praise, and feedback from those around us. Whether you are in charge of giving those reviews or receiving one,… Read more »

How to Inspire an Ownership Mindset in Your Employees

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Organizations and teams that inspire an ownership mindset, where ideas are encouraged and initiative is commended, are more successful than those that don’t. However, you shouldn’t expect behavior that you haven’t asked for. How do you train a mindset of entrepreneurial thinking and individual responsibility? Share Your Own Mindset One of the best ways to… Read more »

Four Tips to Boost the Confidence of Your Team

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Studies show that confidence increases productivity at work. Self-confidence causes you to choose more challenging tasks, which make you stand out amongst your peers. According to a study by the Journal of Economic Psychology titled Self-Esteem and Earnings, your level of confidence is at least as important as how smart you are when it comes… Read more »

3 Strategies to Improve Employee Loyalty

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In most industries, including Consumer Products and the data driven field of Analytics, the days of employees working for one company for 30 years is passé. Hoping your employees stick around out of sheer loyalty is no longer a reality. The battle for top talent now fluctuates between a candidate-driven and an employer-driven marketplace. Despite… Read more »