2 03, 2016

How “Topgrading” Could Help Build Your Team

By | 2016-03-02T13:00:44+00:00 March 2nd, 2016|Employee Relations, Hiring, Management|0 Comments

There are three things that all companies want to do (among others): Hire the best candidates in the marketplace Retain the best employees they have Motivate their low-performing employees to achieve more However, a company and its hiring and management officials only have so much time, energy, and resources. If you were to rank these three objectives, [...]

9 12, 2015

THIS is the Millennial Problem to Be Worried About

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:35+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Employee Relations, Hiring, Management|0 Comments

The subject of Millennials in the workplace has been a popular one in the world of employment. You’ve probably heard some of the things being bandied about regarding this generation: Narcissistic Driven by money Not a team player According to a recent study by Elance-oDesk, hiring managers largely share these opinions of Millennials. However, these [...]

18 11, 2015

Survey: 37% of Employees Are Considering Leaving

By | 2015-11-18T13:00:07+00:00 November 18th, 2015|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

No company wants a high rate of turnover, especially in regards to its best and brightest employees. A certain amount of turnover is to be expected, but that’s usually because the people involved are unhappy with their boss or their job, right? Right? Unfortunately, a recent survey by global consulting firm Mercer is shedding some [...]

28 10, 2015

Leadership Tips from the President of the Cheesecake Factory

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:35+00:00 October 28th, 2015|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

It might be safe to say that most people like cheesecake. It might also be safe to say that most people have frequented the Cheesecake Factory. However, most people don’t think about leadership at the same time they’re eating cheesecake. One person who does, though, is David Gordon, who just happens to be the president [...]

14 10, 2015

LinkedIn’s Top Reasons Why People Quit Their Jobs

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:35+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Career, Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

People quit their jobs every day. In fact, somebody just gave their two-week notice in the time it took for you to read this sentence. But why do people quit their jobs? Many different theories have been conjured up through the years, some of which have evolved into “conventional wisdom.” (Example: “People don’t quit their [...]

26 08, 2015

3 Ways to Keep Your Top Employees (Right Where They Are)

By | 2015-08-26T13:00:16+00:00 August 26th, 2015|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

As the saying goes, “Hiring and retaining people isn’t the key to business success . . . hiring and retaining the right people is the key.” The only thing more important than hiring the best candidates available is retaining those candidates once they become your best employees! Unfortunately, that’s more of a challenge in today’s [...]

22 07, 2015

The Biggest Mistake That All Leaders Make (and Why)

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:37+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Employee Relations, Hiring, Management|0 Comments

A few weeks ago, we blogged about “The Top 5 Characteristics of Exceptional Leaders and Managers.” Well, as good as those leaders and managers might be, they also make a big mistake—to one degree or another. In fact, this is the biggest mistake that ALL leaders make, according to the article “The 5 Biggest Mistakes [...]

1 07, 2015

The Top 5 Characteristics of Exceptional Leaders and Managers

By | 2017-06-14T17:40:37+00:00 July 1st, 2015|Employee Relations, Management|0 Comments

You’ve more than likely heard this saying before: “People don’t quit their job, they quit their boss.” It’s a saying for a reason, namely because in the majority of cases, it’s very true. That makes it especially tragic for companies, which often lose out on top talent and watch their best employees move to the [...]