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Why to Know Your Why?

As another Mother’s Day comes and goes, I silently reflect on years gone by. Wow, they do go fast! I think everyone that is a mother wishes they could be warped back in time to either relive the great moments one more time or to get a redo on the things that that didn’t go

Little Things = BIG Impact

I love this time of year. We've survived the grey skies, the frigid temps, and the massive snow drifts. The sun seems to be shining more often than not and the grass is finally green. Last week, I had the opportunity to travel around the state, visiting several clients I've collaborated with on recruiting projects

Smart Compensation: Equal Pay, Internal & External Equity

Did you see the 60 Minute special reporting the $6 million spend by Salesforce to create equal pay for women? This bold, courageous, and significant investment in their workforce is already paying off. Beyond the free national press, building this type of employer brand is priceless when it comes to attracting and retaining top innovative

What Does Great Look Like?

Nothing in this world is written in stone. The beauty of this life is that every day is a chance to start anew. A chance to get better. Scott Frost, head football coach at Nebraska, recently said that he will never measure his team's success based on what the win-loss record is or by how

Adjusting to Change

Change can be very scary, exhilarating, powerful, humbling, uplifting…well, I think you get the point. Change has a way of bringing every single emotion known to mankind right to the surface and sometimes all at once. Yikes! It is inevitable. We are all going to experience many changes during the time we spend hurling through

Trust and Leadership – How Leaders Can Build and Sustain Trust

When you are a leader, you and your actions (or inactions) are observed, discussed, and often replicated. You are setting the standard for appropriate behavior. Are your actions truly reflecting how you want to be perceived and how you expect your team to perform and interact? Trust is not gained just by simply possessing a

Aureus Group Makes the Forbes List…Again!

Aureus Group has been named by Forbes to its 2018 list of America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms! In 2017, Aureus Group ranked #105 and this year we moved up to #70 of the Best 250 Professional Search Firms nationwide!

Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket

We are finally closing in on spring weather and during this time of year there are candies shaped like eggs and bunnies filling every shelf of the grocery store. The good news? By the time you read this blog, they will all be on sale so go out and get some cheap candy while it

How to Hire and Retain Self-Motivated Employees

As a Hiring Manager, you know hiring and retaining self-motivated people brings tremendous value. On the opposite side of the spectrum, you probably have at least one or more employees on your team who put forth just enough effort to fly under the radar or are considered borderline performers.

FUN at WORK…Happy Employees = Happy Customers

Warren Buffett & March Madness - $1 Million a Year for Life. Berkshire Hathaway continues to hedge bets with their annual March Madness bracket for employees. Last year a West Virginia factory worker won $100,000 for picking 31 of the tournament's first 32 games.