While it’s a given that the workforce is in a state of constant change and always has been it’s quite fair to say that today, it changes faster than ever. In this culture of rapid change fueled by generational shifts and technological advancement, human resources departments have their work cut out for them. From sourcing the… Read More Top 5 Human Resources Concerns in the Workplace Today!!
For small, growing startups, each new hire is critical. Get the wrong person for a key role and suddenly your fast track to success becomes a time-sucking pit stop. Today, we employ more than 100 people and we have an above average success rate with new hires. I’m involved each time we bring in a… Read More Five Ways To Always Get The Right Person For The Job!!
Employee satisfaction and retention are common key performance indicators for business success, but beyond a surface level, how well do you know your employees? Isn’t there a work-life balance for a reason? Past generations of employers have gone by the mantra of “Leave your personal life at home where it belongs” to employee and employer detriment. The new… Read More How Positive Employee Morale Benefits Your Business !!
In my work as a speaker and facilitator, I’m passionate about helping teams and team members tackle their biggest challenges. Over the past 6 years, I’ve surveyed my keynote and workshop audiences about their toughest issues. No matter what sort of organization I’m working with, the challenges they face are surprisingly similar. It may come as no surprise that… Read More 10 Common Workplace Challenges Impacting Your Business !!
How many times a day do you say no? Why do you say no in the first place? Most people will tell you they respond with “no” because of laziness, fear of failure or a lack of spare time. In reality, there is almost always a better solution than just saying no. You don’t always… Read More Start replacing “no” with “how” to improve effective communication!!
If you’re in HR, marketing or any leadership role, you hear it all the time: Your company needs to articulate its purpose. Simon Sinek gave his popular TED talk on the subject in 2009. To date, the video has 33 million views. LinkedIn and Imperative released a global study on the topic just last year. And a quick Google search… Read More Your Company Has A Purpose, But Do You?
I talk a lot with those around me about co-creative leadership and collaboration. My team and I collaborate a lot with our clients, but not as often as we do with each other. More often than not, you have the choice whether or not to collaborate. When you keep collaboration optional, you’re allowing a way… Read More Five Easy Ways To Effectively Collaborate With Your Team
Back in the day it was easy to be a great employee. You only had to show up at work on time, work hard all day, be nice to everyone and avoid breaking the rules. The working world has changed dramatically since then. Now we have to bend and flex at work to do our jobs. We… Read More The Ten Qualities Of Outstanding Employees
In mid-June, Google announced the implementation of an AI-powered search function aimed at connecting job seekers with jobs by sorting through posted recruitment information. The system allows users to search for basic phrases, such as “jobs near me,” or perform searches for industry-specific keywords. The search results can include reviews from Glass door or other companies, along… Read More How Google’s AI-Powered Job Search Will Impact Companies And Job Seekers!!
As you know, employee engagement is an important factor in how well organizations function. But how important is it, really? Joe Wedgwood of The Happiness Index answers that question using the latest research on engagement — and he provides some helpful tips on how to improve engagement in your organization. “Organizations with high employee engagement levels… Read More Why employee engagement matters – and 4 ways to build it up!!