Survey Says…What Did We Learn?

We are always looking to learn and isolate ways to get better at hiring, developing, and retaining top talent for ourselves and our customers. We recently conducted a survey to professionals who started new roles in 2019. The most important criteria in selecting a new employer was workplace culture. Compensation, career advancement, benefits, type of work, and development opportunities were also noted.

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Refining Small Talk

Have you ever been in a meeting or at a conference where you are sitting at a table full of strangers and you are not sure how to start the conversation? How about an awkward conversation where you are not sure what to ask next or how to carry the conversation forward? These are business situations that we have all been faced with.

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Authentic Leadership – Leading with Character

Bill George, author of Authentic Leadership, defines authentic leaders as “genuine, moral, and character-based leaders: People of the highest integrity, committed to building enduring organizations…who have a deep sense of purpose and are true to their core values who have the courage to build their companies to meet the needs of all their stakeholders, and who recognize the importance of their service to society.”

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Don’t Be Late to the Table

Counter offers, turned down offers, multiple offers! Welcome to this hiring market. Companies are hiring, positions are being created, and promotions are happening. This is good news for the market and economy, but what makes it hard is that sometimes we have to move faster than we are prepared to in order to get the candidate.

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