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The search for executive talent is a unique part of the human resources world. Recruiting for these C-suite positions is very different than looking for front-line workers, and success here requires a particular kind of talent and plenty of real-world experience. Continue reading: http://www.refresher.com/7-executive-search-trends-for-2018-and-beyond/ 

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Having made use of the Predictive Index® methodology for over three decades in building small, medium and large sales organizations the benefits have been overwhelming. Not only is one able to determine the best fit for a particular candidate or employee, one can further designate a role by whether it will require higher levels of dominance, process, or extroversion and patience. An example would be a job that requires a more technical make up, for...

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Finding the right fit is a big win for any business. The recruitment process takes time and resources. After such an intense exercise, every employer is happy to have the right person for a job. When a good employee leaves a company, it is a significant setback. The replacement challenge exceeds getting another person qualified for the job. There is training and understanding the company way of doing things and relationships with clients, among other things. A...

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Categories: Leadership

Whatever your line of business is, chances are good that turnover is a big problem. It costs a lot of money and other resources to bring new hires up to speed, and there is often a loss of productivity during the search. If you want to minimize turnover, then the key to success lies in your style of management. Continue reading here

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Good employees are the backbone of any successful business. They are the people who are passionate about innovation, driving the business, and doing jobs that they love to do. If an employee is happy in their workplace, they will work hard and take ownership in their role within the company, and this equals a win-win situation all around. When morale is high in the workplace, there is less turnover and more productivity, and you will...

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It is an unfortunate fact of corporate life. The best job candidates are often the hardest to reach. The men and women most likely to have the skills needed to do the job are also the ones most likely to be already employed. Read more: http://www.refresher.com/6-ways-business-owners-and-hiring-managers-can-reach-passive-job-seekers/   

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As a Senior Consultant at PI Midlantic, working with the Predictive Index®, I’m asked at almost every workshop, “Are we stuck with what our Predictive Index® behavioral pattern says about us?  Can’t we change over time?” The answer I give is, “Yes” and “No.”  Our Predictive Index (PI®) results, that measure our natural drives and motivational needs which are expressed through our behavior, and our Cognitive abilities, that measure our mental ability to learn and solve...

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Collaboration is a key to success for any business. The team-oriented workforce always promotes a healthy environment for work and leads to higher job satisfaction among employees. However, it is not so easy to establish the foundation of a collaborative environment. Every member of the team has unique strengths and weaknesses – and leaders need to polish the most positive attributes of individual team members to meet the common goals of the organization. The collaborative...

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They don’t call it the daily grind for nothing. On any given day, employees handle dozens of different tasks to keep the business running at optimum speed. They look forward to lunch, breaks, and, of course, the end of the day. At the busiest of times, the end of the day becomes much later, and work can even follow you home. No matter if employees are on salary or paid hourly, work can be downright...

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Whether you are an entrepreneur building your first startup company or a solo-founder attempting to grow a small business, the people you surround yourself with can make or break your company. Failure to execute when hiring and building company culture can send your business to a premature, and often emotionally painful, early death. If you want to build a thriving business, the following are five fundamentals of team building you absolutely need to nail. Read more: https://www.business2community.com/small-business/entrepreneurs-small-business-owners-can-build-better-teams-02038536  

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