Why did you write this book?

Why did you write this book? It’s the question I’ve been getting most often lately. And the answer is that until recently I didn’t know why. Sure, writing a book is a personal and professional achievement. And it gives another notch of credibility on my resume. But that’s not why I wrote this particular book. […]

Why Marketing is HR’s New BFF

Consider you’re a new employee. You saw the company’s awesome website and content online as you researched this company you were planning to join. And now you’re here. You landed your dream job. Wow – so exciting!!!! You go to orientation and …. Well … There are no consistent images. The policies have one logo […]

Emotional intelligence – how it can impact your bottom line

This article from Jeremy Scrivens gives another example of how emotional intelligence of leaders and engagement of their team members can translate to bottom line improvements to your Board. If you need an example to help persuade your leaders – read this article! Strengths Based Business Process Innovation at Big Mountain Shire Council

This year challenge yourself to think differently about recruitment

New Year : New Opportunities Article – Recruiting Tactics The beginning of the new year is a great time to think about your recruitment needs in the coming year. What are your revenue growth goals? Are you expanding into new territories or markets? How will your team need to change in order to achieve […]

How do I select talented candidates to join my team?

If you’re at the point where you’ve successfully recruited candidates and are ready to make a selection, let’s talk about ways you can make objective selection decisions. If you haven’t found the right candidates yet, I cover other topics related to employee recruitment and selection in my other blogs. Let’s face it – candidate selection […]

I found the best candidate to join my team – now what?

You wrote the right job descriptions. You posted your job on all the right job boards. And you interviewed the most qualified panel of candidates. So after you select your new team member, what do you do next? The terms orientation and on-boarding are sometimes used interchangeably but they are actually quite different. Orientation is […]