Category: Leadership

Featured Image: What the Latest U.S. Jobs Report Means for Hiring

What the Latest U.S. Jobs Report Means for Hiring

In a huge contrast to January’s gain of 304,000 jobs, the U.S. Bureau of Statistics’ (BLS) monthly jobs report for February showed the U.S. labor market added only 20,000 total nonfarm jobs last month. Unemployment sits at a very low 3.8 percent (it hit a 50-year low in November at 3.7 percent) which means that […]

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Featured Image: Brady Teague to Lead the TalentBridge Charlotte Office

Brady Teague to Lead the TalentBridge Charlotte Office

Brady Teague, principal, has assumed leadership of the Charlotte office of TalentBridge, a provider of comprehensive professional search, contract staffing, and related services. Teague co-founded TalentBridge’s Charlotte location in 2002. “Brady has played an integral role in the success of TalentBridge and his knowledge, experience and expertise make him the ideal person to oversee our […]

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Featured Image: Adapting Performance Reviews for Today’s Workforce

Adapting Performance Reviews for Today’s Workforce

A 2014 study by the Society for Human Resource Management found that 72 percent of organizations conduct performance reviews annually. But recently we’ve seen a shift away from the structured, once-a-year feedback model, in large part because of the Millennial workforce. Here are three ways you can adapt your approach to performance reviews to meet […]

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Featured Image: 5 Signs it’s Time to Hire

5 Signs it’s Time to Hire

May 28, 2018 | Leadership, Talent Management

Not every business is a huge corporation with funds to spare. According to the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council, firms with 20 or fewer employees make up nearly 90% of American businesses. Small businesses need to be careful with every dollar they earn—so special consideration should be given to their budgets, including labor costs. But […]

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Featured Image: Should President and CEO be separate positions?

Should President and CEO be separate positions?

May 15, 2018 | Leadership, Talent Management

Success can come with a lot of headaches! As smaller businesses begin to grow into the mid-size space, questions of leadership will inevitably emerge. It might make sense for leadership of a scrappy start-up to be consolidated in the hands of one President-slash-CEO, but the skill-set for founding a smaller company looks a lot different […]

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Featured Image: How to be a Better Boss

How to be a Better Boss

May 8, 2018 | Leadership

There are many paths you might have taken to the “Big Desk.” Maybe you worked your way from the very bottom of the ladder, maybe you just put together a scrappy startup, or maybe you’re taking over the family business. No matter how you got here, congrats! You’re the boss. But you’ve probably already realized, […]

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Featured Image: Who are the millennials — and how can they take your company to the next level?

Who are the millennials — and how can they take your company to the next level?

January 1, 2018 | Leadership, Talent Management

Over the past few years, both national and smaller publications have churned out piece after piece holding Millennials responsible for single-handedly shaping (or ruining) the economy. While some of it is positive, most of the media coverage makes Millennials look entitled and lazy. You’ve probably read some of these very same articles on Millennials and […]

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Featured Image: Suck it up, Buttercup! or: How I learned to stop worrying and give up control

Suck it up, Buttercup! or: How I learned to stop worrying and give up control

July 18, 2016 | Leadership

As business leaders, we spend a lot of time and energy concerning ourselves with control: leading the team, steering projects, improving work habits, inspiring discipline and productivity. Most leaders put a lot of stock in being able to exert our wills upon others and wrestling every situation from the grips of chaos. All of this […]

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Featured Image: Making the Most of Meetings

Making the Most of Meetings

June 6, 2016 | Leadership

“Let’s have a meeting.” Every day those four little words strike dread into the hearts of office workers around the world. While teamwork and collaboration are fundamental cornerstones for any successful enterprise, the fact remains: most meetings suck. They have a tendency to be overlong, unproductive, and boring. It’s a very common perception: studies show […]

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Featured Image: Workplace Competition Can Boost Employee Engagement

Workplace Competition Can Boost Employee Engagement

December 11, 2015 | Leadership

Nearly half of managers polled in a recent survey agreed that co-worker competition has increased in the past decade. This coincides with millennial employees becoming the dominant population segment at most companies. In a LinkedIn report, 27 percent of millennials said workplace friendships boosted their performance and made them more competitive and ambitious. Competition can […]

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