Big Business Perks on a Small Business Budget

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Let’s face it: this is a challenging employment market when it comes to hiring. There are more job openings right now than there are qualified professionals to fill them. Organizations need top talent to succeed. Yet to attract the best, companies need to set themselves apart to remain competitive. Larger companies have laid the groundwork… Read more »

The Marshmallow Experiment

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Inside each of us, a tumultuous war rages. One side offers immediate gratification, the exhilaration of living life in the present, and the excitement of spontaneous enjoyment. On the opposing side of the battlefield: patience to endure the uncertainty of the future, the cognitive ability to remain focused on a singular task or goal, and… Read more »

Smart Retention Strategies

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The challenging steps to land a talented new employee are complete. They have the skills you want. They align with the organization’s culture and they have good chemistry with the other team members. How can you ensure your new hire will make a long term commitment to your company? Here are some suggested retention strategies… Read more »

How Companies Can Best Prepare for Candidate Interviews

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Good interviews don’t happen by chance; instead, they are carefully crafted to put a company’s best foot forward while providing maximum insight into the candidate. Let’s examine some of the factors that can make or break the interviewing process. There’s no substitute for advance planning! First Impressions An on-site visit usually presents the first opportunity… Read more »

Hiring and Leadership Lessons Learned from Netflix

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Netflix has redefined the way companies attract and retain employees. No matter what industry you are in, Netflix offers unique hiring and leadership lessons that have influenced talent management reform. Hire Talented People Who Model Adult Thinking and Behavior The cornerstone of Netflix’s hiring process is that they go out of their way to hire… Read more »

Capturing Your Customer’s Attention: E-Commerce Trends

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The e-commerce industry has already experienced a variety of notable trends this year. Companies around the world are adjusting their procedures to meet the growing demand of online shopping. From integrating animation and virtual reality to offering more delivery options and easier checkout procedures, you can boost sales and stay in front of your competition… Read more »