Interview Success – ROI

Interviewing Success = ROI If you take the time to plan your interview, you are more likely to make better hiring decisions. My clients ask me “how do you get to the top 3 candidates?” The Answer: By being consistent in my prescreening and interviews, as well as...

Leadership Needs to Change

Leadership needs to Change Leadership needs to change….. I recently read a GREAT book “How to have confidence and Power in dealing with people” Les Giblin 1956. It was an easy and enjoyable book to read that really makes you think. One note that really took me back;...

Succession Planning

Succession Planning Succession Planning A Big topic on everyone’s mind – the question is … What are you doing about it? You could be in a position that you own a company and are thinking about retirement: Is one of your children taking over? Do they have the skills,...

Today’s 20-Somethings – Worth a Second Look!

Today’s 20-Somethings – Worth a Second Look! I originally wrote this in October 2010…. Wow 8 years later this one is always a great read If you’re over 35 there’s a good chance you don’t speak fondly about the 20-somethings of the world. Also known as...

Leadership: Answering the Call

Leadership: Answering the Call We are all leaders in some way. Leading is everywhere in our lives; at work, in the classroom, with family and even with a group of friends. There are many definitions and education on the subject of leadership through books, articles,...

Listening or Waiting to Speak?

Listening or Waiting to Speak? How fast are we all running through life? Reflect back on the conversations you have had over the last24 hours with your staff, friends, and family. We ask questions and we have conversations, but do we truly ‘listen’ to the answers? I...
What soft skills should you look for in your staff?

What soft skills should you look for in your staff?

In recent years there has been a push towards soft skills in the workplace. They have become the true marker of a valuable employee. But what exactly are they and why are they so valuable? The Collins English Dictionary defines the term “soft skills” as...

Hitting The Workforce: Communicate New Skills

Hitting The Workforce: Communicate New Skills Congratulations new graduates you finally made it! Or you went back to recharge your mental batteries; which is fantastic. Now it’s time to apply for that career you have worked so hard to get ready for. You are reading...
How to manage your remote team

How to manage your remote team

With COVID figures on the low side, you may now be back to business as usual… but you may not. Many businesses have discovered their original working patterns are no longer preferable. If you only have some staff back in your place of business, here are some helpful...