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Roaring Success: Cultivating Leadership Excellence

I recently came across a fascinating statistic from consultant Korn Ferry stating that 82% of executive recruiters cite leadership abilities, not specialized technical skills, as the critical factor in executive hires. This signals an organizational shift toward evaluating leadership potential and the skills that allow someone to inspire teams, adapt to complex situations, and guide […]

Cracking the Code: AI for Hiring

As artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities advance, we have an exciting opportunity to leverage these technologies to transform recruiting and hiring. In this article, we’ll explore how AI is reshaping talent acquisition and provide actionable tips for implementing AI to crack the code on hiring. Automation of Screening Assessments One of the most time-consuming parts of […]

Best Hiring Practices: What You Need to Know Now

Unemployment rates are at a 45-year low, which is good for workers. However, it means that companies face a tight labor market and need to be more strategic about hiring practices. This article will discuss some of the current best hiring practices companies can use to attract and retain top talent. Rethink Traditional Hiring Approaches […]

Skills, Training, and ‘A’ is for Agile

The transition period we find ourselves in right now is full of both challenges and opportunities. Reskilling employees and candidates is a clear opportunity that I find fascinating. According to a 2017 McKinsey report, almost 25% of the workforce will need to be re-skilled in the next decade. Their latest report is “The future of […]

What is Employer Branding? Let me tell you a story…

What do we mean by employer branding and storytelling? These terms can seem like so much marketing-speak. But the data proves that we should not ignore this concept. 95% of potential employees consider a company’s reputation. In a recent informational email, I looked at the concept of storytelling. Storytelling is a way to convey employer […]

The Future of Work & Recruiting

This month I wanted to take a look at the future of work and recruiting. I found some great resources that I am sharing here – including a fun quiz to see what your EQ is. What do you see as your biggest change/challenge right now? Is it factoring in uncertainty around economic recovery? Finding […]

Talent Now

“Imagine a crisis that forces your company’s employees to change the way they work almost overnight.” This opening sentence from McKinsey & Co.’s article is a good reminder that most of us – and our companies – have already proven we are adaptable. Now we have to learn and lean forward into the next era […]