Interview Questions That Determine Competence and Fit

(2-minute, 30 second read) The Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey estimated that two openings exist for every unemployed job seeker. While competing fiercely for qualified candidates, employers are focused on two things- retaining current employees, and making the hiring process as efficient and positive as possible. Dr. Brad Chambers' recent Harvard Business Review article, [...]

By |2022-06-07T16:09:31+00:00June 7th, 2022|Misc, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Interview Questions That Determine Competence and Fit

A User Guide For One-On-One Meetings

(2-minute, 30second read) "Got a few minutes? Can I close the door?" For anyone who has heard those two sentences, you know someone is resigning. The question is, are you happy the employee is leaving, or not? We know that staff turnover is expensive. According to Gallup, replacing a team member costs between one-half to [...]

By |2022-05-03T15:32:12+00:00May 3rd, 2022|Interpersonal Communication, Recent Posts|Comments Off on A User Guide For One-On-One Meetings

To Retain Staff, Prioritize Personal Connection

(2-minute read) The current cycle of resignations and onboarding continues. At the same time, employees are negotiating working arrangements from fully remote to hybrid to in-person. This leaves teams more fractionalized than ever and spending a lot of time thinking about; Who is going next? Who is coming onboard? Will the new folks operate remotely, [...]

By |2022-04-05T17:40:56+00:00April 5th, 2022|Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on To Retain Staff, Prioritize Personal Connection

Mastering the Art of Job Juggling

Staying productive in your current job while looking for your next (2-minute read) Nearly half of the U. S. workforce is either considering or actively looking for a new job. That’s a lot of dissatisfied and ambitious workers. There are many reasons people want a new job; more responsibility, flexibility, money or better benefits are [...]

By |2022-03-01T15:32:49+00:00March 1st, 2022|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Mastering the Art of Job Juggling

Ups and Downs: How to succeed at work as the economy changes

(2 1/2-minute read) The period known as The Great Resignation is ending, and that's OK. The Great Resignation represented a needed correction in the employment market for job seekers. Before the pandemic (remember back then?), low unemployment and high corporate earnings gave employers the upper hand in hiring. Over the past two years burnout escalated, [...]

By |2022-02-01T15:26:54+00:00February 1st, 2022|Career, Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Ups and Downs: How to succeed at work as the economy changes

Confidence and Career Advancement

(3-minute read) Welcome to January, a month for looking ahead and setting goals. As is true at the beginning of a year, articles and podcasts about goal-setting are everywhere. This is not one of those. Today’s post is about building and projecting the confidence you’ll need to achieve the career goals you’ve set. Confidence is [...]

By |2022-01-04T15:55:27+00:00January 4th, 2022|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Confidence and Career Advancement

Love your To-Do list!

(3-minute read) With the end of the year rapidly approaching, most of us feel like there's too much to do and too little time. Every day we're confronted with a long list of To-Do's that expands because of unexpected requests. Managing your personal time, work and in-the-moment projects can feel overwhelming and stressful-especially as we [...]

By |2021-12-07T15:21:59+00:00December 7th, 2021|Decision Making, Guiding Principles, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Love your To-Do list!

How do I find the right fit?

First, understand yourself, then ask these 25 interview questions. (2-minute, 30-second read) The reevaluation of personal and organizational priorities that is redefining how we work has caused a lot of movement in the job market. This wholesale shift is a primary contributor to the phenomenon called The Great Resignation. As a result, employers are working [...]

By |2021-11-02T18:49:21+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Career, Recent Posts|Comments Off on How do I find the right fit?

The Graceful Exit: How to leave your job well

(3-minute read) Throughout a career, the time spent leaving a job is relatively short. We spend exponentially more time interviewing and working. But the act of leaving is a critical part of career pathing. As disruption in the job market continues to accelerate and our new distributed workforce evolves, the art of leaving well is [...]

By |2021-10-05T14:42:26+00:00October 5th, 2021|Career, Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on The Graceful Exit: How to leave your job well

5 Steps For Cultivating Your Executive Presence

(3-minute read) Executive presence isn't a characteristic limited to executives. Anyone, at any level, can learn how to refine and elevate their executive presence. Why? Because your competencies and learned skills will get you the job, but it's your executive presence that will get you promoted. Executive presence is significant at this moment. With organizations continuing [...]

By |2021-11-01T16:42:28+00:00September 5th, 2021|Career, Leadership, Recent Posts|Comments Off on 5 Steps For Cultivating Your Executive Presence
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