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7 Tips to Nail Your First 30 Days at Your New Job

By |2022-02-23T20:29:51+00:00February 23rd, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

So you are about to start your first week at your new job huh? Congrats! But what if you mess up your first thirty days with your new boss? First impressions are everything, right? Now the anxiety is starting to creep in, but don't worry! We've got you! Here are seven tips to nail your

How to Build the Best Interview Process

By |2022-02-16T19:32:03+00:00February 16th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

On the surface, conducting an interview can seem like a simple enough task, yet it is one that few are formally trained to do. Introduce yourself, make the prospect feel welcome, ask questions, answer questions, and evaluate the candidate. But...how do you make sure your questions lead you to the best possible individual for your

The Psychology Behind Making Good Decisions

By |2022-02-09T21:15:01+00:00February 9th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

As human beings, we are naturally programmed with an existing set of emotions, habits, perspectives, and opinions. We are sometimes drawn to making decisions for reasons we do not fully understand. You might hire a new employee because it feels right, or promote those on your team because you feel they deserve it. Every day

How to Build a Helpful Work Culture

By |2022-02-02T22:30:52+00:00February 2nd, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

According to Harvard University psychology professor J. Richard Hackman the single strongest predictor of a group's effectiveness is the amount of help that employees give each other. Research shows that in the highest-performing teams, leaders invested extensive time and energy in coaching, teaching, and consulting with their colleagues. These investments allowed leaders to question their

The Three Best Ways to Find Quality Candidates

By |2022-01-26T20:35:07+00:00January 26th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

It's no secret that hiring managers are facing the challenge of a candidate-driven marketplace. The question is, "How do companies evaluate and improve their ability to recruit talent in this environment?" Let's find out! Track Effectiveness of Current Methods Before you do anything, we need to take a look at all of your hires over

Why Leaders Need to Follow the Platinum Rule

By |2022-01-19T20:22:22+00:00January 19th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

Most of us grew up knowing about the Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” The only problem with the Golden Rule is that it implies the basic assumption that other people would like to be treated the way that you would like to be treated. That is not

Why Most People Are Addicted to Stress

By |2022-01-19T20:23:14+00:00January 12th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

Are you someone who enjoys having deadlines and a packed schedule? You might be addicted to stress! Seriously! For those of you who thrive under pressure and like to be busy all the time these things that others deem as "stressful" can be a driving force that leads to greater productivity. Stress addicts think, "I

What To Do With Under-Performing Employees

By |2022-01-19T20:23:50+00:00January 5th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

The beginning of the year represents a timely opportunity for employee reviews and providing feedback regarding performance and development. Leaders have the chance to reflect on the milestones achieved in 2021 and create new goals for 2022. Annual reviews allow managers to praise positive behaviors, award well-earned promotions, and bring out the best in each

How to Create a Millennial-Friendly Culture

By |2022-01-19T20:24:31+00:00December 29th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

As of 2015, Millenials (those born in the '80s and '90s) now make up more than half the current workforce. By the year 2030, they will make up 75% of the workforce. The question is, "Is your company suited for the rising age of Millenials?" If not, let's find out how you can change that!

Why Soft Skills Matter and How to Define Them

By |2021-12-15T18:21:47+00:00December 15th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Most managers thrive when it comes to evaluating an employee’s success related to the hard skills of a role. Achieving measurable quotas or directly contributing to profit are black-and-white and leave little room for interpretation. The challenge most face is in evaluating the soft skills of every role. The key is to define what those

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