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2018-03-14 by BrainWorks

Takeaways from the Food Marketing Institute’s Midwinter Executive Conference

For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry, 2018 has already shown itself to be the year when norms will… Read More

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2017-04-05 by BrainWorks

Establishing Mutual Commitments Part II

Part one of this post explored leadership strategies to improve employee morale and retention. Getting feedback from your… Read More

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2017-03-01 by BrainWorks

Understanding Candidate Expectations

Candidates have high expectations. And that’s natural and to be expected, right? So what’s the issue? The important… Read More

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2017-02-22 by BrainWorks

Five Tips to Motivate and Retain Great Employees

So you’ve vetted and hired some great talent – congratulations! Now how do you keep them motivated and… Read More

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2017-02-15 by BrainWorks

Emotional Intelligence

Evaluating a candidate’s emotional intelligence is a vital part of the interview process. It allows you to assess… Read More

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2016-12-28 by BrainWorks

How Much Is Mediocre Talent Costing Your Business?

Defined as natural aptitude or skill, talent is something that can be difficult to find if you aren’t… Read More

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2016-12-14 by BrainWorks

Building Competitive Advantage: How Using Customer Insight Helps

Too often, business owners need to be reminded that getting new customers shouldn’t be the only goal that… Read More

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2016-07-26 by BrainWorks

Weighing the Costs: The Cost to Recruit Versus Cost to Replace

When you are competing for top talent, finding and retaining the best employees is critical. There will always… Read More

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2016-07-06 by BrainWorks

Is Your Talent Acquisition Strategy Misaligned to Corporate Goals?

Executives and HR leaders typically focus on basic talent management – sourcing, hiring and retaining good talent. This… Read More

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2016-06-17 by BrainWorks

The Best Talent Isn’t Searching for a Job: Here’s How You Can Find Them

The best prospective hires are the ones who are not currently looking for a job – at least… Read More