The Power of Ethics

One of the most powerful tools for ensuring a successful company is making solid positive ethics a pillar. When decisions are based on these ethics, your company brand wins respect and future clients and customers. You also experience higher engagement… Read more »

Dealing with Unproductive Employees

Your employees are your company’s best asset. You’ve heard that one before because it’s true. But an unproductive employee can become your company’s biggest expense. There are a lot of blogs, articles, books, etc. on boosting productivity, but what’s an… Read more »

The 10 Commandments of Constructive Criticism

It’s the scenario you dread the most. One of your employees needs to be confronted about an issue. They’re creating conflict among the staff, handling a project wrong or maybe even made a misstep with a valuable client. On the… Read more »

Turning your Interview into an Offer – Part II

In our last blog, we covered the keys to acing your phone interview and the follow-up tools to help you receive an invitation for an in-person interview. Today we will share how to continue the process to interview perfection that… Read more »

Turning your Interview into an Offer – Part I

From the initial phone interview to one or more face-to-face interviews, to the follow-up, if you want the position, you need interview perfection. The phone interview: A phone interview is often the first proving ground – your opportunity to earn… Read more »

Why Technology Needs a “Pause” Button

Technology is a wonderful thing. Being able to connect virtually with family, friends, and business 24/7 has many advantages. Family: It allows us the freedom to “be there” for our children’s events because we can complete our work later –… Read more »

The Case of the Bad Hire – Part II

Last week we discussed the cost of a bad hire and how to deal with it when it happens. Today, as we promised, we will offer helpful insight concerning ways to prevent future bad hires. Avoid the Typical Pitfalls That… Read more »

Do You Have to Choose Between Cultural Fit and Diversity?

There’s a lot of hype about cultural fit – and for good reason. Cohesive teams working in congenial environments create engaged, loyal, and productive employees. There’s also a lot of hype about diversity – and for good reason. When your… Read more »

Crucial Skills for Career Success

Yes, the scales have tipped, and companies are in a battle for attracting/engaging the top talent, but before you get too caught up in the excitement of a talent-driven market, ask yourself what qualifying factors add up to “top talent.”… Read more »

3 Strategies for CFO Success in 2016

With a new year comes new goals, and growth tops the agenda for most companies in 2016. As indicated by a 5% unemployment rate and the recent interest rate hike, the health of the U.S. economy appears to have rebounded.… Read more »