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Why 60% of Businesses Don’t Make a Profit

By |2021-09-15T16:51:52+00:00September 15th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Hoping your employees will stay with your organization out of sheer loyalty is no longer the key to retaining the vital leaders within your team. The days of the gold Rolex for 25 years of service have come to an end. The pendulum continuously swings back and forth from being a candidate-driven to an employer-driven

How to Find a Candidate That Fits Your Culture

By |2021-09-08T18:52:41+00:00September 8th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Putting your best foot forward in the interview process is a no-brainer these days. Employing offices are tidied up, while both parties are polite, professional, and sporting a game face. When you ask, "What's your greatest weakness?" candidates respond, “ I work too hard." In truth, these surface-level questions don't help you evaluate things like

How to Deal with Entitled Employees

By |2021-09-01T19:17:42+00:00September 1st, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

When you think about entitlement, many people rush to talk about millennials. Interestingly enough, research has proven many of our assumptions wrong. In a scientific analysis from the University of Western Ontario, researchers looked at 500,000 high-school seniors over a thirty-year period. Their main findings were that teens today are no more egotistical (and actually,

Top 3 Questions to Ask Potential Buyers to Assess Cultural Fit

By |2021-09-01T18:33:44+00:00September 1st, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

A freight brokerage merger or acquisition can be a stressful venture for all involved. Business continuity is important for the buyer, your employees, and you. You don’t want a buyer to bail on the deal, and you certainly don’t want the buyer to culture-shock your employees. According to McKinsey and Company, “Cultural factors and organizational

How to Ease the Process of Candidate Relocation

By |2021-09-08T18:17:45+00:00August 25th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

In order to find the best candidates for your company, you may have to look outside of your zip code. Unfortunately, not all candidates are open to relocation for a few reasons. It doesn't help that there are many nightmare stories of relocations going poorly. The moving truck breaks down, high school children threaten emancipation,

Spotting Future Leaders in Your Organization

By |2021-08-18T19:31:15+00:00August 18th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

The success of any organization is largely reliant on the strength of the leadership. Conveying a vision, formulating a strategy, and driving the company in the right direction is no small task. Thus, having a rock-solid leadership development program can be the game-changer to achieve long-term success. Your first thought might be to bring in

Marshmallows & Delayed Gratification

By |2021-08-11T19:18:21+00:00August 11th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Inside each of us, a tumultuous war rages. One side offers immediate gratification, the exhilaration of living life in the present, and the excitement of spontaneous enjoyment. On the opposing side is patience to endure the uncertainty of the future, the cognitive ability to remain focused, and the capacity to choose anticipation over impulse. The

3 Skills That EVERY Great Leader Has

By |2021-08-18T17:05:27+00:00August 4th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

"We do not see things as they are but instead see things as we are."- Anais Nin It’s not really a secret that we all see, feel, smell, and hear things differently. Being an effective leader requires an awareness of how others see us, not necessarily of how we see ourselves. This does not mean

Overcoming Loss Aversion with Employees

By |2021-07-28T20:55:02+00:00July 28th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Imagine this...a colleague offers to flip a coin and give you $20 if it lands on heads. If it lands on tails, you give him $20. Would you accept that bet? For most of us, the answer is no. Behavioral science experts Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman performed an experiment that resulted in a clear

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