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Henry DeVries

How to Hire Top Candidates with Storytelling

By Henry DeVries A tough challenge for many executives is convincing top talent to join their company. A second challenge is training newcomers to understand the company’s core values. To become better at hiring and training, it pays to know how humans are hardwired for stories. If you want the prospective employees to think it […]

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Kate Zabriskie

Satisfying a Demand for Dialog: Routine Employee Feedback is No Longer Optional

By Kate Zabriskie Not so long ago, most people in the workplace received feedback once-a-year during a performance review. An employee didn’t expect a development plan, a career track, or anyone to take an interest in his or her professional growth. That responsibility was often a solo activity. In fact, as recently as a couple […]

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Curt Redden

10 High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Drive Higher Levels of Employee Engagement and Help Your Customers Love You!

By Curt Redden We all seem to get it by now—more engaged employees perform at a higher level. The organizations that get their strategy right in this area provide a superior customer experience; have lower levels of employee churn, higher morale, and ultimately much higher financial performance. Their customers love them more! What are some […]

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Magi Graziano

Five Secrets to be a Great Interviewer

By Magi Graziano Five Secrets to be a Great Interviewer With the generational and workforce demographic challenges adversely impacting everybody’s ability to attract, hire, engage, develop and retain people, you need a leg up on ensuring that you are putting your best foot forward in the employee selection process. Gallup reports that, on average, 30 […]

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Martin Cross

Going International from the Inside Out

Making the Most of Multilingual and Multicultural Staff By Martin Cross Last year, a mid-sized manufacturer took their brand international with a multilingual campaign that opened the company to orders from rapidly growing markets in Asia. In the process, their accounting department saved them a great deal of money, but not in the way you […]

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Elizabeth McCormick

Be a Force Multiplier

Accomplishing More with Existing Resources By Elizabeth McCormick The U.S. Department of Defense defines “force multiplier” as a capability added or employed by a combat group that significantly improves their combat potential, enhancing mission success probability. A force multiplier could be anything from new weapons technology to fresh food in the mess hall; anything that […]

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Magi Graziano

The HR Department of the New Millennium

Four Skills to Compete in the New Hiring Landscape By Magi Graziano  Throughout the last decade it has become painfully apparent that while most CEOs recognize there is a drastic talent optimization problem, they have absolutely no idea how to fix it, nor time to take it on alone. Most CEOs address people and workforce issues […]

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Mike Campion

Protect Your Company From Bad Employees

By Mike Campion How much of a negative impact can the bad apples in your organization have? Are having no bad employees a realistic goal? First things first: What is a bad employee? Is it just someone who is bad at their job? Takes too much time off? Has a penchant for punching other employees? […]

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Mike Campion

Five Secrets to Find and Keep Top Notch Talent Without Breaking the Bank

By Mike Campion Do you have employees that you constantly need to coddle, cajole, and cater to? Are their needs and wants constantly changing? Do you feel like you can’t afford to pay what it takes to get—and keep—top talent employees? You are about to discover five actionable strategies to help you find—and keep—the best […]

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Mike Campion

Transform Walking Dead Employees into Raving Fans, Without Paying More

By Mike Campion Have you ever had a company outing at a golf course? Ever have one end with an “invitation” from the local authorities to vacate the premises? Would you feel that outing was a total success? Want to find out how you can do just that and have it be a total success? […]