Category: Talent Management

Featured Image: Engaged or Disengaged, That is the Question.

Engaged or Disengaged, That is the Question.

November 6, 2015 | Talent Management

Keeping your team engaged is one of the most important roles of a leader. Employee engagement is directly linked to productivity, profitability, customer satisfaction and talent retention. Conversely, if there is disengagement, you need to dig deep to find the root causes. Develop a Baseline Understanding or Employee Engagement What exactly is causing your employees […]

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Soft Skills to Look For in Top Talent

June 19, 2015 | Talent Management

Employees rarely underperform because they lack the necessary technical skills to get the job done. They fail to meet expectations because of a shortfall of soft skills, or emotional intelligence. Soft skills are critical to the way employees relate to and interact with others. Hard skills can be learned on the job, but soft skills […]

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Featured Image: Questions Top Candidates Will Ask You during an Interview

Questions Top Candidates Will Ask You during an Interview

You can tell a lot about a candidate based on the types of questions they ask. Remember: It’s not just your interview; it’s theirs, too. By being prepared to answer these questions, you’ll be better positioned to attract and close the best talent. At the same time, you’ll gain valuable insight into a candidate’s personality, […]

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Featured Image: How to Investigate a Candidate’s Employment History

How to Investigate a Candidate’s Employment History

“Why did you leave your last job, and what have you been doing since then?” This is the first question you need answered as you verify a candidate’s employment history. You may need to probe more deeply into their professional past as well, but this is where you “hit start” in the process. Get the […]

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Featured Image: Does Your Candidate Have Leadership Potential?

Does Your Candidate Have Leadership Potential?

May 29, 2015 | Talent Management

At some point, an employee can clearly see their next level of promotion or growth, but be unsure how to get there. An invisible barrier seems to stop them from advancing. It may be their own lack of confidence, they may need some guidance or additional training or they may not have the leadership skills […]

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Your Workforce Needs Millennials

Also known as Generation Y, millennials are the 80 million young adults born between 1976 and 2001. This highly ambitious population group places top importance on jobs with good chances for career progression and personal growth. By 2020, millennials will make up 46 percent of the global workforce, as older baby boomers continue to retire. […]

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Featured Image: Why the Top Candidate Rejected Your Offer

Why the Top Candidate Rejected Your Offer

February 27, 2015 | Talent Management

The latest hiring trends point to stiff competition for job candidates in 2015. The U.S. and global job markets are turning a corner and the outlook for those seeking employment will be brighter this year than it has been since 2006. More than a third of employers plan to add staff, including: Thirty-six percent who […]

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Featured Image: Is Your Top Talent Resigning?

Is Your Top Talent Resigning?

February 20, 2015 | Talent Management

More Americans are quitting their jobs today than at any point in the past four years. Nearly 2.5 million U.S. workers resign every month. This rate has been steadily increasing from a low point in late 2009, just after the financial collapse bottomed out. And even then, the monthly quit rate was 1.7 million employees. […]

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Featured Image: Hiring a Mature Workforce

Hiring a Mature Workforce

February 18, 2015 | Talent Management

Recent research indicates that 70 percent of baby boomers plan to remain in the workforce past the traditional retirement age of 65. This is good news for today’s employers, as the contributions of mature workers can positively impact your business success and bottom line for years to come. Most mature workers bring the benefit of […]

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Featured Image: The Biggest Hiring Challenges of 2015

The Biggest Hiring Challenges of 2015

As the global economy continues to improve, you’ll face new and different hiring challenges in 2015. It’s imperative that you apply your insights to develop action plans that more effectively attract, recruit, retain and motivate your workforce for the long term. Keep these trends on your radar screen as you build your talent brand in […]

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