Posts Tagged: Tips for hiring managers

Leaders: This Is The Secret To Preserving Top Talent

Securing and keeping top talent is essential to a company’s success. However, it is also extremely difficult to do. Employers need to try and preserve their best employees and these elite people must be strategic in order to stand out as top talent.   A Leader’s Requirement   If you’re in leadership, then you have… Read More »

The Silent Side of Communicating

Whether negotiating the biggest deal of your career, coaching your team, or describing a project, keep your ears open. Otherwise, you may talk yourself right out of the room. To be a better listener: Try not to judge. Even if you disagree with what’s being said or the way it’s presented, resist planning a rebuttal.… Read More »

Avoid Absolutes and Empty Claims

Real salespeople don’t tell lies, so be careful about offering absolutes.   Although Toyota is one of my clients, I find it helpful to ask other audiences I address the following question: “How many of you have the number one Toyota dealership in the country, located right in your town?” Nearly all of the hands… Read More »

Leaders Can Be Wrong And Still Be Right

People spend much of their time trying to be right and working to avoid being wrong at all costs. While this may be OK in some instances, leadership is not one of them. As early as our childhood, we learn that getting in trouble or doing things wrong is not acceptable. In business and leadership,… Read More »

The Future Workplace Experience: Is Your HR Department Ready?

The business world is more focused on the need to innovate today. Try to be more innovative with your company’s culture, leadership style, technology goals, strategy, etc… One thing that often doesn’t get as much traction is Human Resources. The future workplace experience is changing. How does your HR department measure up? Are you ready?… Read More »

Learning to deal with difficult people

THE BOTTOM LINE: Difficult people can make your work day less enjoyable. With the right strategies, you can learn to deal with them effectively.   If you have to work with difficult people every day, you probably dread going to work each morning. What’s more, you might get so stressed that you can’t concentrate on… Read More »

Sales Tip of the Week

Why Sales Managers and Business Owners find it so difficult to ‚ÄúTeach an Old Dog New Tricks” Many business owners and sales managers we speak to seem to have a common problem or theme that comes across when we first meet with them: Their frustration with having to go over the same sales issues and… Read More »

Reasons To Hire An Employee With Grit

High turnover is expensive, time consuming, and frustrating. Companies world-wide seek to avoid this issue because it hurts employee morale, job performance, and employee engagement. Most managers notice a decrease in staff productivity which negatively impacts business. Since we know that turnover is detrimental to our business, hiring managers should make thoughtful decisions about recruitment.… Read More »

How Managers Should Engage New Hires

The first 90 days for employees are crucial to their future success within the company. While they are nervous and a little green, management needs to swoop in to ensure their first impression is a positive one. Managers should attempt to alleviate fears and make the new employee feel comfortable in their new position. If… Read More »

Managing Through Goal Setting

Unless you know what you want to achieve, there’s no way to measure how close you are to achieving that objective. Goals give you a standard against which to measure your progress. The goals you set for accomplishing the company’s/department’s mission must be in line with the vision and what your company wants you to… Read More »