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Why You Need an Inner Circle at Work

By |2021-05-26T13:19:42+00:00May 26th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Forming significant connections within the workplace is one of the biggest contributors to high employee contribution and retention. The best employers recognize that loyalty doesn't solely exist to the company but at a much deeper level between their co-workers. All employees have moments when they examine their professional situation. In the recruiting industry, we speak

People are Your Most Important Asset

By |2021-05-19T13:28:50+00:00May 19th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Within many industries, the success of a business relies more on the people you pay rather than the people who pay you. As I've said many times before,  people are your most important asset. In some industries, people are your ONLY asset. Many companies  have covered the topic of employee retention. Creating quantifiable career paths,

How to Find Employees with True Grit

By |2021-05-05T13:53:14+00:00May 5th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Historically, upper management has always wanted individuals who are able to fail, learn and find success shortly thereafter. In order to find these people, you'll commonly hear this question during an interview from the hiring manager,  "Tell me about a time when you failed and what you learned from that experience." Take a second and

Retaining Employees Post-Pandemic

By |2021-04-14T18:30:11+00:00April 14th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Chances are, if you've been watching the news lately, you've likely started to see a shift in headlines from what we have been through, to what's to come. Though it's impossible to predict the future, it certainly seems reasonable that the forecast of a mass employee exodus is coming. The question become, "Do you want

How Outsourcing Creates Opportunity Within Your Organization

By |2021-04-07T20:23:10+00:00April 7th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Well-respected business coach Peter Drucker was once quoted as saying: "Do what you do best and outsource the rest." What comes to mind when you hear that? Most likely it's a long list of things you should be outsourcing and don't deserve your time and energy! In the 15 seconds you've just spent thinking about

What Luck Really is…

By |2021-04-21T18:41:44+00:00April 7th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

I always get a kick out of people who see others succeeding and say “They are just lucky”. I then remember this quote from Roman philosopher Seneca that said, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”  Preparation is the act of planning, training, and studying with a goal in mind. Dressing up before a

Stress Testing During an Interview

By |2021-04-07T13:12:06+00:00March 31st, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

One of the most important tasks that senior leadership have within any organization is identifying the next generation of future leaders at their company. We look for passionate individuals who wake up each day craving success but channel that passion into action and results. We seek creative thinkers who are intensely curious, identifying those who

Resiliency: How Top Talent Bounces Back

By |2021-04-07T13:13:31+00:00March 17th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

Resiliency. It is one of the secrets to survival, both professionally and personally. It is what's gotten you to where you are and will define who you will become. Looking back at some of the most challenging situations you've endured, you may have felt there was no other choice. All you had was your instinct

Be the Diamond

By |2021-04-07T13:13:48+00:00March 11th, 2021|Top Talent Blog|

"Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.”–John Maxwell There are times in life, both personally and professionally, where circumstances can change at such a rapid speed that our opinions, perspectives, and course of action can change at an equally rapid pace. When faced with such circumstances, there are generally three groups of people: Those who take

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