Understanding the New Science of Recruitment

Recruiting highly talented employees has become more than an art, it has now become a science. Taking a scientific approach means utilizing a number of strong measureable recruitment and selection strategies in order to attract candidates to your organization. Years ago, behavioral descriptive interviewing was introduced and has proven to be remarkably successful in helping … Continue reading Understanding the New Science of Recruitment

All Kids Do Not Deserve a Trophy

As a kid I played soccer and was on some very competitive and skilled teams. There were times we won the championships and got a trophy. There were times we came in second and got a ribbon. And there were times, and I’m embarrassed to write this, we came in third and got nothing. That’s … Continue reading All Kids Do Not Deserve a Trophy

How Onboarding Executives is Key to Success

 Half of newly hired executives quit or are fired within the first three years. Almost as many who change jobs or are promoted (40%) fail within the first 18 months. With such alarming numbers and the high costs of executive recruitment, why do more organizations not have a formal executive onboarding approach to assimilate executives … Continue reading How Onboarding Executives is Key to Success

Career Transition When You Haven’t Been Laid Off

Is your career planning limited to thinking about your career options only when faced with a lay off? While company stability and long lasting employment may be things of the past, the average person will work 25 years or more. If this makes you wonder how you will get where you want to be, a … Continue reading Career Transition When You Haven’t Been Laid Off

Thread of Continuity for the Multi-Generational Workforce: Think V.E.T. (Value, Engagement, Trust)

This past week, I had the privilege of attending two very distinct, yet related events here in the Greater Nashville area.  The first occurrence was a statewide human resources conference, centered in the healthcare industry vertical.  To conclude the week, enjoyed a dinner at a local college campus honoring military students.  Allow me to tie … Continue reading Thread of Continuity for the Multi-Generational Workforce: Think V.E.T. (Value, Engagement, Trust)

8 Job Search Tips for Unemployed Executives

This article appeared on NextAvenue.org as well as Forbes.com. The original articles may be viewed via the corresponding links. Executives who’ve been out of work for more than a year and are looking for jobs face two big challenges: They’re competing with employed professionals, as well as applicants who’ve been out of work for less time. But a … Continue reading 8 Job Search Tips for Unemployed Executives