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What to Do if You Can’t Manage Talent… But Have to

Posted by Andre Lavoie

May 27, 2015 10:26:21 AM


Not everyone can be a manager. It’s why only 1 in 10 people possess high talent to manage, and why companies don’t choose the right person for management jobs 82% of the time. Very few have the ability to lead teams, engage them, and handle the stressful workloads of working between employees and corporate. But if you’re not the lucky 1 in 10 who can manage talent effectively, what do you do?

Topics: Talent Management, Talent Management System, Leadership & Development

Technology Makes Succession Planning Successful

Posted by Laura Kukulan

May 21, 2015 7:00:00 AM


The future of a business can be scary, even when that business is successful. Sometimes, organizations that are doing well feel an even more overwhelming pressure to get the right plan in place and avoid any succession problems. The good news is, for every CEO and business owner who develops a succession plan, there is a talent management team thrilled to see it.

Topics: Goal Alignment, Succession Planning

6 Must Haves for Talent Management in 2015

Posted by Sylvie Woolf

May 18, 2015 7:00:00 AM


2015 is already well under way with its own set of trials and errors, but it’s never too late to reexamine what your organization needs to improve. Talent management is a constantly evolving company matter. It has to remain fluid in congruence with the changing organizational workforce. The way the company develops leadership and its employees as well as the alignment to company goals to create a robust succession plan all play a major role in talent management. So the question is, what do you really need to improve your talent management in 2015?

Topics: Talent Alignment, Management

3 Steps for Hiring Managers with Emotional Intelligence

Posted by Sara Pollock

May 13, 2015 7:00:00 AM


As more studies reveal the benefits of emotional intelligence in the workplace, companies are beginning to take notice, and the myth of IQ leading the way is coming undone. For example, 58% of job performance is based on a person’s EQ, and 70% of the time, those with mid-level IQ outperform those with the highest IQs.

Topics: Hiring, Workplace, Cultural Fit

Maslow’s Hierarchy of (Work): Discover Professional Development

Posted by Sara Pollock

May 11, 2015 7:00:00 AM


Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs establishes a hierarchy of basic human needs. Formatted like the food pyramid, the table distinguishes fundamental means of survival from the more sophisticated incorporeal necessities. The same concept is applicable to the workplace. What does your team need to survive in the office and what do they want? These are two very distinct assertations for your workforce.

Topics: Tips, Onboarding, Goals, Workplace

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