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The True Cost of Toxic Employees And What To Do About It

By: Renee Heinemann, Sr. Consultant, Barrett Rose & Lee Inc. In his book by the same name, Malcolm Gladwell defines a successful outlier as someone who charted a predictable course, was given an opportunity and had the strength and presence of mind to seize it.  There is much discourse on identifying a superstar, recognizing their…

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Improving Talent Management can Improve Earnings

A Companies Can Improve Earnings Nearly 15% by Improving Talent Management Function By excelling in talent management, the average Fortune 500 company can generate a nearly 15% improvement in Earnings Before Interest,Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA), netting almost $400 million annually, according to new Book of Numbers research from The Hackett Group, a strategic advisory firm…

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The Importance of Emotionally Intelligent Teams

When Daniel Goleman wrote his landmark books on emotional intelligence in the 90’s (Emotional Intelligence, 1995, Working with Emotional Intelligence, 1998), managers in organizations everywhere nodded heads in agreement. Finally, what they knew to be true about dealing with people had a name and was clearly articulated. For the past decade, important research has been…

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Playing to Win in a Global Economy

Canadian Findings A Watson Wyatt report Executive Summary Attracting and retaining talent is becoming more critical — and more difficult — for Canadian organizations. With an aging workforce, younger workers in short supply and unemployment rates at a 30-year low, the competition for key talent is increasingly fierce. And organizations are feeling the heat. Consistent…

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Assessing Job Candidates for Fit

Quality personnel selections are important to organizational success and are critical to performance improvement. Increasingly, organizations are not just looking to fill positions based on knowledge, skills and abilities, but also for the right cultural fit for each role. This includes quality staff that can operate in an environment of increasing complexity and change, and…

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Keeping Employees Motivated and Engaged

How do employees’ views affect their engagement in their work and commitment to their employer’s and ultimately, their behavior and performance on the job? The key is making them feel valued and trusted. How to Keep Employees Engaged By: Joe Robinson on Entrepreneur.com We see it every day at the office: the I’m-in-pain-because-I’m-working-so-hard face. It…

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The Impending Shift to an Older Mix of Workers

The Impending Shift to an Older Mix of Workers By: Ross Guest and Kate Shacklock International Journal of Organisational Behaviour, Volume 10 (3), 713-728 AUSTRALIA’S AGEING POPULATION Australia’s population and workforce are ageing. Australia is not alone in facing these new phenomena; other developed countries have forecast and designed a range of strategies to deal…

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The Truth About Grit

Modern science builds the case for an old-fashioned virtue – and uncovers new secrets to success Grit: The Top Predictor Of Success By Josh Linker in Fast Company Why do some companies consistently outperform their competition? Why do some people become champions while others fall short? What skills do you need to improve to reach…

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Money Ball and HR Department

It worked in Baseball, why not HR?  Companies can calculate the return on investment from everything from marketing and now to their workers.  By analyzing the characteristics of their most successful employees, companies can go through resumes and make smarter decisions to hire the most successful and high potential talent. Read more from Bloomberg Business…

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Find Passion in your Work

What is it that motivates you at work? Are you able to be creative, productive and happy? Research shows there is a correlation between performance and your passion for what you do. Harvard Business Review dives deeper into Talent, Passion and the Creative Maze, when looking at improving corporate hiring. Talent, Passion, and the Creativity…

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