Counter-Offers: Soon to be Artifacts

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Counter-offers are soon to be a thing of the past!   In order to survive (and thrive), most employers have slowly come to the realization that their People are their most precious commodity.  Look around – even companies with the stingiest of reputations and cultures are changing.  Wall Street firms are now allowing their folks to… Read more »

Control the Information Coming Out of Your Company

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In business, your image is everything — especially when you’re trying to attract top talent. The best candidates have their choice of companies, so you need to do everything in your power to show them that your organization is a great place to work. Before deciding whether or not to apply for a job at… Read more »

What Questions to Ask Your Next Executive in an Interview

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Every employee is important to the lasting success of your organization, but executives certainly play the largest role. It’s important to be very thorough when searching for someone to fill an open positon on your company leadership team. You can never be too careful when choosing a candidate to shape the future of your organization,… Read more »

Design Your Own 360˚ Feedback Review

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A 360˚ feedback program allows people to gain a well-rounded perspective on their communication, management, teamwork and leadership skills from their supervisor and peers. If you want the program to be effective, you’ll need to inform participants that results are completely confidential, keep the survey short, explain its purpose, and tailor it to each individual… Read more »

Correctly Identify High Performance vs. High Potential

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If you’re lucky, you have a team of employees who consistently exceed your expectations. These people go above and beyond what’s necessary to do their very best work for your company each and every day. It’s a wonderful thing to have a great group of people working for you, but being good at their jobs… Read more »

Make Sure You Compensate Talented People

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Your talented employees are the backbone of your organization. These people spend each day working hard to make your company a success. In fact, you’d be completely lost without them. There’s no doubt about it, you definitely value your team, but are you compensating them properly? If not, there’s a good chance they’re already thinking… Read more »

Use 360 Feedback to Get Accurate Results

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Performance reviews are essential to employee development, but many companies are finding that traditional evaluations aren’t the most effective route. This long-established practice is highly subjective, as the manager is the only person able to comment on the work of the employee. Consequently, this can result in an unfair bias that ultimately doesn’t help anyone…. Read more »

Internal Coaching from Top Management Works

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One of the best leadership development strategies is the internal coaching of high-potential employees by top management. Employees chosen to participate in these programs are fast learners, passionate about their work and driven to succeed. These people have a natural ability to spot new opportunities and solve problems, making them invaluable team members. Top company… Read more »

Commit To Leadership Development

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Do you have a plan in place to ensure your company remains successful in the future? If not, it’s time to put one in place. You may have the best leadership team in the world right now, but if you’re not looking ahead, your organization could easily fall off course. It’s never too early to… Read more »

Why You Should Focus On Developing High-Potential Talent

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Every company has employees who routinely surpass expectations and those that habitually fall short. Surprisingly, many organizations focus their time and effort on the rehabilitation of under-performing talent, instead of investing in those with amazing potential. If this sounds familiar, it’s time to make a change. Don’t let those who aren’t a good fit for… Read more »