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3 Tips to Improve Your Hiring Process

How long is the “shelf-life” of a good candidate? In this market, candidates are getting hired in less than two weeks. A good candidate will only be on the market as long as a company with a short hiring process takes to hire.  Companies with a long hiring process...

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How to Hold Your Team Accountable to Better Results

How to hold your team accountable…. Why is it that leaders have such a tough time holding people accountable? Because it is uncomfortable. Accountability can be viewed negatively and is often avoided in order to minimize conflict.  It is difficult for both parties....

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Are you a Hunter or a Fisherman?

Trying to build your personal network? – Are you a hunter or fisherman? We all know the value of our personal network. Anyone who has found themselves in the market for a job quickly wishes they had a deep network to help them gain employment.  If you already have a...

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Team Building is a Must Have

The importance of team building Building a strong, collaborative, team is not easy. It takes work to keep your team performing optimally.  One of the best ways to help strengthen bonds is to organize team building events. By getting the team interacting away from the...

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How to Reduce New Hire Failure Rate – Part 1

How to Reduce New Hire Failure Rate – Part 1 Take a look at Jim's video! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVjyCWfH-iQ&t=3s New hire success rate is horrible. 50% workers fail within first 6 months – Humetrics 82% newly hired professionals “Miss the Mark” – Gallop...

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Staffing Vendor Friend or Foe?

Staffing vendor Friend or Foe? Is your staffing vendor a friend or a foe? On the one hand a friend because they found you a resource you couldn’t find on your own, on the other hand a foe because they charged a high fee for someone who didn’t stay employed. You fear...

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Trouble Motivating Your Team?

Trouble motivating your team?  Try this for success!... We all want to live a rich life, whatever that means.  Some people want money and power, others want prestige and recognition.  Some of us just want respect, and most everyone wants happiness.  Americans want big...

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3 Reasons to Be More Consistent as a Leader

Reason 1. An old horse farmer told me so. I have a long-term client who is a high- level executive in a healthcare company and he runs a farm on the side. Over lunch one day he told me the secret to getting the most work out of a team of horses is the same as getting...

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Chill out… Have you lost any men today?…

One of my clients was a CIO at a large healthcare company.  He enjoyed sharing his leadership insights with me.  At the time, he had a large project that was going badly. It was a serious situation that eventually cost him his job.  In the midst of the bedlam, I asked...

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