Slide One

Resources

Slide One

Resources

As risky as that action sounds, that is what a dozen or so of our candidates did over the past 18 months.  We were, of course, excited to help them find their next roles at the time, especially during a period when not many companies were hiring.  We decided to check back in with them recently to see how their new positions were working out so far.

We asked them the following questions:

Read More

Today my granddaughter graduated from the sixth grade.  She, along with her siblings and cousins, are delights for my wife and me.  As I thought of her accomplishment, I flashed back to a couple of years ago when she reminded me of a powerful lesson.

As she and I were walking along she blurts out “Pop, your hair is white!”  I replied, “No, Mackenzie, it is grey.”  To which she replied, “No, it’s white.”  I decided not to pursue the discussion further as my granddaughter is very much like her mother and wouldn’t easily let the issue drop.

Read More

Let’s paint the picture.

You’ve put your time in at the Big Four accounting firm, but it’s not likely you’re going to receive that next promotion to Manager (or Senior Manager or Director or Partner) anytime soon and it’s time for you to make a move.  But not just any move – you want to go to a local midsize firm where the “busy season” isn’t all year long.

Read More

It’s not always possible to land a top sales performer from within your industry. When you’re faced with a lack of available candidates, non-compete agreements or you want to add a fresh perspective to your team, you may need to cast a wider net to include candidates from other industries. But subtle nuances in sales experience can make a world of difference.

Read More

As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees?  Maybe it’s because there are so many ways to mess it up.

Read More

As the economy begins to pick back up, your top performers may end up getting offers from other companies.  In past downturns and recoveries, many talented people jumped ship, especially when they perceived there was more opportunity elsewhere.

Read More