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How to Survive Mergers and Acquisitions

By |2022-12-28T16:41:52+00:00December 21st, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

No industry is immune to mergers and acquisitions, not even Logistics. In December 2022, Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) acquired Bolloré Africa Logistics SAS and its affiliates. MSC wanted to further penetrate Africa's supply chain, but despite its good intentions, a normal and expectable outcome will inevitably ensue: job loss. MSC will most likely trim redundant

How a Company Should Respond to Quiet Quitting

By |2022-12-28T16:42:21+00:00November 30th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

"Quiet Quitting." Videos like this have sprung up everywhere this year talking about it. The question is, is it a valid phenomenon, or is it nothing more than catchy clickbait?  Before we attempt to answer that question, we must realize that whether it's "valid" or not is irrelevant. Today, we are going to use this

How to Do Performance Reviews the RIGHT Way

By |2022-10-26T18:31:26+00:00October 26th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

Before you know it, the holiday season will be here! For most, the holiday season is a time of celebration. People spend time with loved ones, reflect on the past year, and set goals for the next year. The end of the year also signals the traditional time for annual performance reviews.  This can be

5 Tips We Learned From Other Staffing Professionals (’22 Edition)

By |2022-09-29T15:45:09+00:00September 29th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

Last week, our team members joined 400+ other individuals in the staffing industry in Dallas, Texas to attend the Sanford Rose Associates (SRA) annual conference. The conference was teeming with positive energy and our staff came away with so many tips to implement into our own processes at Top Talent.  No matter what industry you

How to Properly Develop Your Employees

By |2022-08-24T15:44:30+00:00August 24th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

One of the strongest value propositions a leader can give to an employee is the ability for that person to grow in all dimensions of their life. Professional and Personal development are the two most obvious dimensions, but what about Financial growth, Mental growth, or even Spiritual growth? Many leaders stop at the first two,

3 Tips to Strengthen Your Professional Network

By |2022-08-10T20:08:00+00:00July 20th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

With potentially tough economic times ahead,  getting the right job will depend on the strength of your professional network. What most forget to do is to manage and maintain their professional network even when they are currently and happily employed. “It is very tempting in these understaffed times to do the work at hand simply

Wheelchairs With a Cause: The Waymaker Story

By |2022-06-15T21:12:20+00:00June 15th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

The Origin of Waymaker: It was Christmas time 2020, and Jacob Besicker enters the quiet woods of Florence, South Carolina with his brother Peyton. They were excited to go duck hunting and spend some quality time together.  Jacob had no idea he would leave the woods with his life changed forever. In the process of

The 5:01 Shuffle Away From Greatness

By |2022-05-25T17:56:09+00:00May 25th, 2022|Top Talent Blog|

Every workday, as soon as the clock strikes “5:01 PM” a shuffle in the office occurs. Your 9-5 employees pack up, the lights turn off, the doors are locked, and their workday is over. But something deep inside me wonders if they could’ve done more… Back in the ‘80s, I was having a hard time

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