Snapchat…Yes, Another Social Media Network…REALLY?

The art of sourcing, recruiting, hiring, developing, and retaining top talent has changed drastically over the last five years. Social recruiting is hot and our #1 source in 2015. Every time I think I understand the ins and outs and power of each social media network, I am quickly reminded that I have a lot more to learn. From LinkedIn to Facebook to Twitter to social analytics to Instagram to Snapchat, social media recruiting results are too powerful to ignore.

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THINK DIFFERENTLY…What’s Your Presence?

Last week C&A Industries (Aureus Group, Aureus Medical, AurStaff, and Celebrity Staff) hosted a customer appreciation breakfast featuring the founder/owner of Leadership Resources, Boyd Ober. He discussed his recent book MAGNITUDE: Releasing The Power of Your Leadership Presence. Probably like you, I have read too many business books to count and often they are redundant. MAGNITUDE is a “FRESH” story that will get you thinking differently about your presence.

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New Career? Build Your Credibility Fast and Start Strong

Did you know that approximately 40 percent of executives who change jobs or get promoted fail in the first 18 months? Avoid disconnects and hit the ground running. The best way to build credibility and get results fast is to start before your first day. Whether you have one week or four weeks before your first day use every moment you can to prepare. If you wait until your official start date to begin your new job, you have missed the opportunity to get ahead.

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Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay

Who says you can’t celebrate Valentine’s Day at the office? Professional love is respecting, challenging, and developing your team. Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em is a Wall Street best seller that gives 26 engagement strategies to busy managers. Far too often managers and leaders are a day late and a dollar short. The “Talent War” for the knowledge workforce is on again (it never really ended).

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The Gift

Giving is the best gift. The holidays come and go but the giving at Aureus Group / C&A Industries is ongoing. I believe that what we are is the gift we were given and what we do with ourselves is our gift back. I’m so thankful for the opportunity to work and give with so many talented, generous, and thoughtful people who really get the “WHY” we do what we do.

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