Category: Leadership

Featured Image: Barb Hooper is Promoted to Branch Manager in the Des Moines, Iowa Office

Barb Hooper is Promoted to Branch Manager in the Des Moines, Iowa Office

We are excited to announce the promotion of Barb Hooper as the new Branch Manager in the Des Moines, Iowa office. She comes with a lot of experience and success throughout her career. We took a minute to talk to Barb about how she got into the recruiting and staffing business and how she sees […]

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Featured Image: Onsite vs. Remote. That is the big discussion happening in many companies.

Onsite vs. Remote. That is the big discussion happening in many companies.

The global pandemic has forced companies to allow their employees to work remotely over the past few months. Some have thrived in a remote environment while others have faced challenges. As states begin to slowly loosen restrictions, the question becomes, “do we go back to how things were before?” Do we keep people remote?  Is there […]

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Featured Image: Congratulations to Hiede, Matt and Nathan

Congratulations to Hiede, Matt and Nathan

April 17, 2020 | Leadership, TalentBridge News

We would like to give a big shout out to three team members that have worked very hard and achieved significant accomplishments. Hiede, Matt and Nathan were promoted over the past couple of months. This is a well deserved promotion for all of them and we couldn’t be more proud of everything they have done […]

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Featured Image: Free SkillSoft Courses

Free SkillSoft Courses

These are challenging times and TalentBridge wants to help. Through our partnership with Career Partners International, TalentBridge is a preferred provider of SkillSoft and we are offering for a limited-time, complimentary access to SkillSoft Business Continuity Package. This package provides education on Virtual Teams and Business Continuity due to changes caused by COVID-19. From now until June […]

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Featured Image: Onboarding Remotely

Onboarding Remotely

A good onboarding process can be critical to win over new employees as it’s the true “first impression” as a new employee. It’s an opportunity to engage and make them feel a part of a great organization. However, a bad onboarding experience can lead to employees jumping to premature conclusion or possibly leaving the job […]

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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: 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: 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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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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