3 Keys to Making Your Hiring Manager Your Ally

In some ways, being a successful recruiter is like being on Survivor, the popular reality TV show where castaways vote each other off each week for the chance of winning a million dollars. Granted, in recruiting you’re not eating bugs and (hopefully) not walking around in a skimpy swimsuit, but you’re still part of a…

7 Signs an Employee’s Opinion of You Is Dropping

An employee’s dissatisfaction at work isn’t an isolated factor — often, it’s related to their declining opinion of their boss and/or leadership as a whole. Even if their immediate boss isn’t the problem, they may be affected by a more senior leader’s actions, which could impact their long-term loyalty to your organization. The good news?…

The 4 Cornerstones of Employee Retention

A company’s profitability is directly linked to the retention of key performers. Leadership relies upon consistent team member performance to better serve customers, create and sell products, deliver services, write code, build relationships and complete many other initiatives that keep operations chugging along and profitable. It is, therefore, inevitable that performance consistency will be disrupted…

Every Company Needs a Disaster Plan: Hurricane Irma Gave Us a Quick Education

Flooding in Houston. Destruction in the Caribbean. Storm surge in Florida. Terrorist attack in London. Earthquake in Mexico. Natural and man-made, at home and abroad, disasters and emergencies seem to be everywhere we turn. We often hear about them on the news, watching them unfold miles from where we live. But what happens when one…

10 Things Employers Should Do In the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

Natural disasters can have a devastating effect on companies and their employees. Here are the 10 things any company dealing with the aftermath of a catastrophic event should do: 1. Clarify division of labor. A natural disaster will have such pervasive effects, even the most seasoned leaders are susceptible to becoming overwhelmed. To mitigate panic…