Category: TalentBridge News

Featured Image: Is the Leadership Gap Impacting Your Success?

Is the Leadership Gap Impacting Your Success?

October 23, 2015 | TalentBridge News

10,000 baby boomers will be reaching age 65 in the next two decades.  Couple that with millennials, who will comprise half of that workforce by 2020.  These two issues demand that companies in America focus on talent management strategies in order to head off a damaging skills and leadership gap. Situational Leadership The way that […]

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Featured Image: How Micromanagement Kills Workplace Productivity

How Micromanagement Kills Workplace Productivity

October 16, 2015 | TalentBridge News

In his book My Way or the Highway, Harry Chambers notes that 79 percent of employees have experienced the negative effects of micromanagement. Just under 70 percent said they had considered changing jobs because of it, and another 36 percent actually did find new positions to get away from managers who constantly hovered over them […]

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Featured Image: Online Branding Tips for Charlotte Job Seekers

Online Branding Tips for Charlotte Job Seekers

October 9, 2015 | Resume Tips, TalentBridge News

Effectively managing your personal brand is key to your career success, both during and after your job search. Social media is in the forefront of hiring and recruitment, so be sure you present yourself online in the right way, as you proactively boost and promote your brand. Nearly half (48 percent) of recruiters refer to […]

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Featured Image: Evaluating Passion as a Hiring Tool

Evaluating Passion as a Hiring Tool

September 25, 2015 | TalentBridge News

“Passion” may seem like an overused word in the business world – but there’s a good reason for its popularity. Being fully committed to and caring deeply about what you do produces the highest-quality results. Building a culture of employees who truly embrace their work starts during the hiring process. It’s easy to assess whether […]

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Featured Image: How Turnover Impacts Your Team

How Turnover Impacts Your Team

September 18, 2015 | TalentBridge News

No company can avoid employee turnover altogether. But the good ones take precautions to manage it, so that it doesn’t have a lasting negative impact on performance, engagement or morale. Watching people go, especially well-liked and respected team members, can be traumatic. Those left behind mourn the loss of more than just colleagues. In many […]

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Featured Image: Is Empathy the Key to Employee Success?

Is Empathy the Key to Employee Success?

September 11, 2015 | TalentBridge News

“Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” These are the words of Theodore Roosevelt, our nation’s 26th president, who suddenly was thrust onto the world leadership stage when his predecessor, William McKinley, was assassinated in 1901. He of all people, knew what it meant to quickly take charge – […]

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Featured Image: Preparing Your Team for the Addition of Interim/Contract Employees

Preparing Your Team for the Addition of Interim/Contract Employees

August 28, 2015 | TalentBridge News

Now is a prime time for temporary employees to step in and cover for your regular team members who are taking much-needed vacation time. Or, you may simply have staff shortages due to illness or unexpected project work. Regardless of the circumstances, it’s important that temporary associate feel comfortable on their assignments – and equally […]

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Featured Image: Hire Ahead of Needs

Hire Ahead of Needs

August 21, 2015 | TalentBridge News

Proactive talent pipelining, also known as relationship recruiting, is a key strategy to stay ahead in today’s increasingly competitive talent war. Engaging top prospects, even when there is not a current opening for them, will shorten your recruitment cycle when a position does open. Why Build a Pipeline It is absolutely critical to implement long-term […]

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Featured Image: Common Interview Mistakes by Experienced Candidates

Common Interview Mistakes by Experienced Candidates

August 14, 2015 | TalentBridge News

48 percent of hiring managers said they know within the first five minutes of an interview whether or not they will hire a person, in a recent survey. Even candidates with years of experience and a strong skill set don’t always sell their qualities effectively. It’s critical to pay close attention to even the smallest […]

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Featured Image: Are You Challenging Your Employees?

Are You Challenging Your Employees?

August 7, 2015 | TalentBridge News

No matter what industry, or how large or small your business is, your employees need to be challenged in order to grow, advance, and contribute. By challenging your employees, you empower them to take ownership of their work and be more invested in your business. Overloading them with tasks, by contrast, kills their desire to […]

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