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  • 6 Things Great Leaders Do Differently

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Great leaders are hard to come by. Strong leadership seems to be lacking when it comes to business. A true leader is noteworthy and one to be watched and observed in action. Businesses, committees, campaigns and plans often fail due to lack of leadership. How can we ensure that a great leader is in place? We need someone who will lead in a way that they dare to be different. What are the characteristics of a great leader and what do they do differently? Great leaders do the following: 1. Lead by example...
  • The Top Five Most Common Interviewing Questions

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? How would you like to go for an interview and already know at least 5 questions you’ll be asked? Let me guess. You’d be thrilled. Who wouldn’t? Interviewees stress and worry over what their prospective employer will ask them but there is really no need. The real concern should be over whether or not they come prepared to their interview. Most interviews consist of similar questions. Job seekers should do some research and prepare their answers in advance. If you can relay your answer with ease and couple it with a salesy spin...
  • How To Communicate Organizational Objectives

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? In any business, it is the job of management to help lead and guide the employees in building a team that works and functions well together. Thais is an important job that takes intentional planning and communication in order to see it become successful. For any leader within the company, they need to know what the organizations objectives are and how to effectively communicate them. What are Organizational Objectives? The short answer is that organizational objectives are those long term goals and ideas that a company creates. However, this is much more easily...
  • How to Recognize your High Performing Employees

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? As an employer, it’s important that you know how to recognize who your high performing employees are. Whoever you choose to place in leadership positions can either make or break your company. Research has shown that companies with strong leadership positions are more likely to double both their profit and their revenue. So how do you identify the right person for the job? Mainly through observation. High performing employees often have certain habits or characteristics that make them easier for you to spot, but only if you’re paying attention. For example, you should...
  • Strong Leadership – The Key to Success

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? The key to success in any company is great leadership. So why, in a recent study, did 75% of HR professionals report that people in leadership positions at their company were only adequate leaders or worse? Other research has shown that two-thirds of employees who quit their jobs are only quitting to get away from their boss. Hiring leaders that are merely sufficient for the role, or worse, makes it very hard to hang on to good employees below them. What do you think about the leaders in your company? How can you...
  • How to Improve Your Relationships with Recruiters:

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Recruiters are essential these days. How else do you find top candidates for your company? The goal should always be to work smarter and not harder. A strong relationship with your recruiter will help with this process. Tips to Improve Your Relationships: 1. Communication is Key Be sure that you communicate by email, phone and even the occasional letter by mail. The goal is to communicate well so that the expectations are understood. Your recruiter is an extension of you and the more you communicate the better. Plus, not everyone likes email or...
  • Exceptional Leaders Cultivate Potential Leaders

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? A number of men and women in middle management are increasingly reluctant to take the next step up in their careers because the corporate ladder is not as appealing as it used to be, and the sacrifices to climb it are too high. For them, in their personal lives are too great. Instead, they are redefining how they can keep contributing to their organizations, but on their own terms. Rather than subscribe to the onward and upward motto, they are more interested in staying with what they are doing than following an upward...
  • The Fight Against Automation

      Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Technology is evolving, and it has been estimated that by the year 2030, about 2 billion jobs will have vanished due to automation. That’s almost half of the current jobs we have today. How can you prevent yourself from falling into this statistic? First of all, be aware of what jobs are most likely to disappear, and try to steer clear from those industries. In a recent study, researchers have found that the job most likely to vanish due to automation is telemarketing, but that’s no surprise considering it has already started....
  • Taking Steps to Improve Crisis Management

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? It’s important to have a well thought out and rehearsed plan of action in place in order to properly and efficiently manage a crisis situation. It is common place for a crisis to occur without warning. First and foremost, familiarize yourself with the different types of crisis that may happen within or to your company. Every business is based on different fundamentals and is characterized by numerous factors, as is crisis. Crisis can be clustered into groups. Here are some suggestions you should consider, familiarize and plan for in case of a crisis....
  • How to Hire Fast, for the Benefit of Both Sides

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? The hiring process can be draining for both the employer and the potential employees. Employers get to sit and stare at that empty seat, imagining the expenses piling up from not having it filled. The interview process takes days, weeks, months even, and the money lost just keeps piling up in that empty chair. HR is running into maximum overdrive and the other employees are getting sick and tired of having to work overtime. It’s an extremely stressful situation, but that’s just on the employer’s side. For potential employees, the hiring process is...

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