Over the years I have found a key element that can drive the success of your business more than anything else is effective hiring. And according to a study by Harvard Business Review, as much as 80 percent of employee turnover stems from bad hiring decisions. When it comes to hiring, it takes time and […]
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Whether you own your own business or work for a large company, the hiring process is one that causes stress across the board. Many of my clients worry that they won’t be able to find the best person for the job. Someone who not only has the skills that the job requires, but an employee […]
If you’re running a business or leading a team, chances are you’re felt the effects of employee turnover. According to a Gallup study, losing an employee costs anywhere from one-half to two times the employee’s annual salary. For example, a 100-person organization that pays out an average annual salary of $50,000 could have turnover costs […]
To lead a growing business, you need a strong team. But finding and keeping talent is a challenge. Sometimes it seems that good people leave faster than you can hire them. You’ve added all the perks you can think of, but nothing will stop the revolving door. Why does staffing have to be so hard?
“Sure, I’d love to have an executive assistant. But I can’t afford one!” You’ve probably said that before. Or maybe you don’t know where to find one. Or you’ve had a bad experience with an assistant and are reluctant to try again. In the meantime, you’re stuck in multitask-mode, essentially doing the work of two […]
What are the baseline qualities you look for in anyone you add to your team. I suggest that the ideal candidate has four.