Leadership on Point: Managing through the Generational Divide

April 20, 2022 The principles for managing multiple generations are really the same principles of good leadership. Carolyn Hendrickson It’s hard to keep them all straight – the Silent Generation, baby boomers, Gen Xers, GenZers, baby busters, millennials, iGen, Gen Alpha. Regardless of what you call them, or who falls into which generation, the issueRead More

Poor Talent Strategy Surpasses Supply Chain Disruption As Top Worry

Feb. 8, 2022 Organizations continue to struggle with questions related to a timeline for returning employees to the office and developing new working models, including remote and hybrid, to satisfy their workforce. Executives are concerned about their ability to deliver value propositions that satisfy employees and a subsequent inability to retain and recruit talent accordingRead More

Getting Gen Z to Like Your Company

Here are some ideas to try. Adrienne Selko AUG 05, 2021 The bar to help companies attract the next generation of workers – Gen Z ( born 1995-2012 -- keeps getting higher. We understand they have different values, expectations and working styles. And now we have to get these employees to like our companies, saysRead More

Is Your Future Talent Hidden in Plain Sight?

There are 28 million hidden workers according to the Harvard Business Project on Managing the Future of Work. Adrienne Selko APR 05, 2021 If you are like me, you struggle with understanding how so many jobs are going unfilled, and yet there are so many people out of work. Joseph Fuller, who is a co-chairRead More

Onboarding Your First Remote Hire

Now that WFH has become the norm rather than the exception and many companies have moved to hiring new employees without ever meeting in person, the next step in adapting to the new World of Work is to build onboarding practices that can accommodate new hires starting from a home office. Employee onboarding is essentialRead More

Ensuring Your Company has Strong Leaders, Not Bosses

Are leaders born or made? It's an interesting question that produces a plethora of answers. But here's something that isn't up for debate: People are naturally attracted to leaders. Leaders possess capabilities that can inspire others to become their best, something that business owners eagerly seek in the people they hire and the individuals theyRead More

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Hire Great Talent!

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz makes a compelling case to seize the moment in hiring great people. Ths business disruption over past months has created an unprecedented opportunity. He encourages business leaders to think beyond survival and look for opportunities this crisis has created. Chief among them is the chance toRead More

UPDATE: The Senior Executive Job Market and Coronavirus – New Statistics

Published on April 17, 2020 Status is online Dean Trimble Managing Director at Jackson Stevens / Executive In Residence (contract) at N2Growth 12 articles Following Disclaimer: This article and research are based solely on the senior executive job market, where salaries are between $200,000 and $2,000,000. Full disclosure: despite all of the comments from Search Firm leadershipRead More

Understanding the 3 Key Steps of Recruiting — Step 1: Attracting

The recruitment phase doesn’t begin when a candidate applies to a vacant position; it actually starts much earlier. In order to secure top talent, you need to entice candidates, attracting them to the opportunities you have available. In order to attract highly skilled individuals, you must speak to their priorities. Merely listing your requirements andRead More

Recruiting in the “New Normal” (From the Toledo Blade)

Recruiting today is different than it was even just a decade ago. Unemployment rates are at a historic low, and finding and hiring qualified candidates has become highly competitive. Both employers and job seekers have more choices, and information overload is always a factor. This is what we mean by the “New Normal.” In thisRead More