Tag: “a” players

Are You At Risk of the 18 Month Factor?

Many executives tolerate B and C performance from their key reports for far too long. I have had the privilege of sharing a speaker’s platform several times with investor, serial…

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The How-to’s of Employee Retention

My last post was about the importance of keeping your best people, especially in a recession. Today I’ll focus on what motivates an “A” player. These factors need to be…

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Why “A” Players are Essential for your Success as a CEO

Do You Have “A” Players in Key Positions? Achievement of aggressive company objectives depends on the solid performance of key leaders who are uniquely capable of producing essential results. Recent…

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2017 Growth Is All About Market Share

Some of my clients and colleagues are naturally reporting that the fear in the economy is getting them down. Smart companies know that in a flat or declining market, the…

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How Much Is a Bad Hire Costing You?

If you are at the C-level (or even the VP level), you are responsible for hiring, retaining, and managing an executive team, and it is important for you to know…

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Oscar Winning Hiring and Oscar Winning Talent Management

The Academy Awards honor “achievements” in all the key disciplines in movie-making, with acting, directing and writing being most notable.  Other awards, including the ones they don’t even telecast, involve…

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Evidence of Recovery in Staffing Plans

I’ve been writing in my company newsletter for months that I think the economic recovery will be led by a very dynamic hiring environment. Not necessarily lots of new job…

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Employee Retention in Recession – Part II

My last post was about the importance of keeping your best people, especially in a recession. Today I’ll focus on what motivates an “A” player. These factors need to be…

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I Hated My Interview!

I Hated My Interview!

If you are a company that makes job candidates feel welcome, congrats!  Unfortunately, some employers treat job candidates badly, and pay a steep price – losing the candidate!  Supply of…...

Going Beyond Goals – How to Create a Job Performance Objective

Going Beyond Goals – How to Create a Job Performance Objective

Most job descriptions just list generic duties and responsibilities that can look interchangeable for different jobs.  Candidates are not attracted to such descriptions, and those documents don’t provide interviewers any…...

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