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Post date: January 28, 2016
Can you imagine arriving for your first day of work, full of excitement and eager to dive into your new responsibilities, only to discover everyone has apparently forgotten you were coming?   Sounds like the premise of a TV sitcom, but sadly, that's exactly what happened to me several years ago....
Post date: November 8, 2018
Your culture is something other companies can try to replicate, but will always be uniquely yours. It was formed over time and has hopefully grown into a strategic advantage. When you bring on a new leader, it’s important they understand not only where you’re headed, but also how your culture will...
Post date: August 20, 2019
“Can you help us hire for culture fit?” is a question I receive on a weekly basis. The real question companies should be asking is “Should we hire for culture fit and if so, how?” Many organizations believe that the ability of new hires to “fit” within the company culture directly impacts their job...
Post date: June 29, 2017
The gig economy is flourishing, and employers are eager to embrace the freelance community to supplement their existing teams. Freelancers today make up 35 percent of the American workforce, with that number expected to exceed 40 percent by 2020. As employees ditch the standard 9-to-5 workday in...
Post date: September 4, 2018
Retention begins as soon as you make the offer and the candidate accepts. After a lengthy or intensive recruiting process, retention may not be top of mind. However, a study of 1,000 workers revealed 31 percent reported having quit a job within the first six months. This disrupts continuity and...
Post date: August 16, 2018
Whether you know it or not, you are using artificial intelligence (AI) every day. You may be listening to your personalized playlist on Spotify or using Waze to navigate your route in traffic. These companies have developed a highly personalized user experience powered by AI technology. So while...
Post date: September 27, 2016
Why do so many successful executives fail to successfully onboard to new companies or positions? Seems like it would be a no-brainer with all the books and common sense advice on the subject that is out there, right? Wrong.   Typically, when executives are brought in from the outside there usually...
Post date: September 22, 2015
Some numbers to consider as you read this article:   4 percent of employees quit after a bad first day (Bersin by Deloitte) 22 percent of turnover occurs in the first 45 days. (The Wynhurst Group) 90 percent of employees decide to stay at a company within the first six months. (Aberdeen Group) 31...