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A great team can make ALL the difference. As the leader of your organization these critical decisions affect everything. The Hiring Success category is a place to find helpful information to make your next hire a great hire.
The stats on bad hiring are hard to ignore. Gallup’s State of the American Manager survey reveals we fail to select the candidate with right Read More
The organization was showing all the signs of distress: under-performance, low morale, the staff at each other’s throats. As a consultant, I was sent to Read More
In a world increasingly dependent on the internet and technology, email scams and other methods of attack have become a real threat to businesses. Due Read More
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Your company might not have a retention Read More
Many successful CEOs have their roots in small businesses. Who better to advise entrepreneurs through the challenges and rewards of small business-hood than a Read More
Vistage CEO optimism levels have dipped to a three-year low, according to the Vistage CEO Confidence Index for Q1 2016. But while the survey Read More
Recruitment is an ongoing sales process
Do you spend time and energy on employee attraction, just as you do on customer attraction? Establishing and Read More
Whether you are a new sales manager or veteran sales manager, you recognize that the skills needed to lead and direct a sales team, are Read More
Hiring the best people is on the agenda of all companies. But choosing a candidate that fits both Read More
The Q2 Vistage CEO Confidence Index and June WSJ/Vistage Small Business CEO Survey results are in, with cautious optimism the prevailing theme among each set Read More
What people think of your company as a place to work matters a lot to your bottom line. Smart CEOs know this instinctively if not Read More
HR should not be about compliance for compliance sake. You can be 100% compliant and still make lousy business decisions. As an example I give Read More
Ever present a project or issue to your team and get a quick “Yes” and feel that they are just giving you the quick answer Read More
CEO’s have two choices in hiring:
- CEOs can search for great people and then create motivation, alignment and profits – BACKWARDS!!!!
- CEO’s can hire passionate,
I write so much about employee issues, lawsuits and “mess management” that I sometimes sound as if I don’t value employees.
The reality is that Read More
The challenge of government regulation for business owners and managers is tough enough, but it can often be increased when multiple issues are overlaid.
After two years, you make the decision to let go of an employee and now start hearing from employees all the problems this leader had Read More
I’m sure you’ve seen advice regarding employee bonus and incentive systems, including some that are quite complex. The idea is that, to achieve a high-performance Read More
Do your employees understand what you want? Resolve to create performance clarity.
This is the 2nd installment of a discussion about fuzzy job Read More
Despite some debate and even legal questions on method, I consistently recommend that my clients conduct background checks on all employees they intend to hire. Read More
Sustainability is the concept of managing an organization by considering environmental, social and a broad range of economic factors – and the external reporting on Read More
I am constantly surprised at how many companies and organizations miss or under utilize an important human resources tool: onboarding. It may be one Read More
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