Category: Leadership

Featured Image:  Three Easy Actions That Can Help Retain Employees

 Three Easy Actions That Can Help Retain Employees

As summer kicks into high gear, the tight labor market shows no signs of softening. The latest Employment Situation Summaryfrom the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates 224,000 jobs were added in June. While the unemployment rate increased from 3.6% to 3.7%, it remains near 50-year lows. This data underscores why it’s more important than ever […]

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Featured Image: Three Things You Need to Know When Recruiting Gen Z Employees

Three Things You Need to Know When Recruiting Gen Z Employees

For the past several years employers have been focused on the needs of Millennial employees, and rightfully so–since the early 2010s, Millennials have been the largest generation in the workforce. But they are not the youngest generation in the workforce anymore. The oldest members of Generation Z are in their early twenties and they make […]

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Featured Image: The Importance of Employee Onboarding

The Importance of Employee Onboarding

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ April employment report, the rate of unemployment is at a 50-year low (3.6 percent). As a result, companies have to work harder than ever to attract and retain qualified employees. One way to improve retention rates is through the onboarding process. In order for new employees to be […]

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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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