What is accountability? The word itself brings up painful memories of blame, failure, finger wagging, and "I told you so." However, it doesn't have to be that way. It shouldn't be a response to something going wrong. Accountability should be something we all commit to, as a way to prevent something from ever going wrong
With the New Year in progress, 2015 hiring will continue to remain a top priority as companies experience an upswing in business demands and pre-recession growth opportunities. Yet, the daunting task of hiring the “perfect “candidate for last year’s vacancy remains to be checked off.
The New Year is almost upon us and if the end of 2014 is any indication, there are clear signs that business is on an upward trend and candidates are slim to none. It's the time of year when you need to think past the holidays, the holiday parties, and the requests off. Start putting
Have you ever asked an employee what motivates them? You may think money is what motivates them but that is not always the case. There is no doubt a solid compensation is beneficial in retaining top talent, but there are more things that motivate employees. Knowing what motivates your employees is important because it allows
Do you find yourself wondering why job candidates are not accepting your offers? Are you frustrated that your office is getting further and further behind? Are employees getting stressed out because the additional responsibilities are leading to underperformance? Are your own tenured employees exiting the company for new opportunities that are more enticing?
I recently changed positions with my company and as I continue to gain knowledge and learn my new role, I have come to the realization that I cannot help everyone. Until just recently, I have always been a people pleaser and I have been the person to say “yes” to any request. Over the last
Recently, I filled an evening class for one of my clients that for most would act as supplemental income. In that class, I placed a mother who was looking for that supplemental income as well as her daughter who was looking to gain work experience. It seemed to be a great situation for both, and
A co-worker sent me an article last week written by Liz Ryan, CEO of Human Workplace, entitled, “What Did You Earn At Your Last Job?” The article made the argument that job seekers shouldn’t have to disclose their current or previous compensation with any hiring official. The article states, “Your personal financial information is your
There are major advantages in administering performance goals for the employee in the workplace. They help establish good direction for both supervisors and employees. Goals project a frame of reference around how to obtain the goal in mention.
Over the last couple of years the economy has been taking an upward tick in the right direction. You can see that from consumer purchasing behavior. However, the one thing that is still behind the times are salaries that companies feel they can pay top talent and still retain them.