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Thank You Aerotek

By | 2020-09-25T14:29:41+00:00 September 24th, 2020|Blog|

Aerotek, It’s hard to believe but it’s been 6 years since I put on my suit & tie and walked into one of your offices. I spent 13+ years with you, starting as a fresh college grad and leaving as a capable & confident business professional. I’ve had some time to reflect and I’d like [...]

First-Time Managers 101 and the “Sacrificial Lamb”

By | 2017-08-01T19:49:46+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Blog|

Ascending the ranks at a breakneck pace has its challenges: how to overcome them without affecting the people you manage Ascending quickly within a company is objectively a good thing: your unique blend of talent, acumen and ambition has been recognized and rewarded with a promotion. You’re great at your current job, so your supervisors [...]

Why Training New Hires Must Start On Day 1

By | 2017-08-01T20:09:50+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Blog|

Incorporate training into your on-boarding program to turn your newest employees into your all-stars Your new hires put a lot of thought into the first impression they make with your company. It’s equally valuable for employers and managers to put their best foot forward when onboarding a new teammate. Send a strong message from day [...]

3 Ways to Invest in Your Top Talent

By | 2017-08-01T20:05:23+00:00 August 9th, 2017|Blog|

A Small Investment Can Pay Big Dividends In Making Your Employees More Effective, Energized and Engaged A recent Bain & Company macro trends analysis discussed in the Harvard Business Review argues that financial capital is “relatively abundant and cheap” compared to the scarcest resource of all: talent. “Time, whether measured by hours in a day [...]

Show Them The Money: How the Right Compensation Model Can Improve Employee Performance

By | 2017-08-01T20:13:47+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Blog|

Why it’s essential to outline goal-based earning potential early on for new hires No matter what industry you work in or what your employees’ day-to-day operations look like, increasing their earning potential will be a key motivator for members of your team. That’s why commission, bonuses and raises are ubiquitous motivators for every job in [...]

Coaching and Performance Management

By | 2017-07-19T18:16:51+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Blog, Featured|

Manage Your Talent’s Performance in 3 Steps The single most effective way to keep your employees happy for the long haul is through performance coaching and management. That means giving them the feedback they are craving, and providing the direction that will enable your staff to reach their goals. But we aren’t talking about stuffy [...]

Hiring on Core Values

By | 2017-07-14T16:18:32+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Blog, Featured|

Why it’s essential to make hiring decisions based on culture They say a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. While skills can be taught, and raw materials can be molded, a tin link in a steel chain will never be a perfect fit, and no amount of effort will prevent it from [...]

Delivering Strengths: Colleen Werner of LulaFit

By | 2017-07-03T15:44:08+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog, Strengths Survey|

Colleen Werner, Founder & CEO of LulaFit, shares how she utilizes all of her strengths to accomplish her goals.    Name: Colleen Werner Company: LulaFit Title: Founder & CEO What are your TOP 5 themes as identified by the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment? 1. Futuristic 2. Activator 3. Responsibility 4. Woo 5. Input   Colleen Werner of LulaFit Strengths Finder [...]

How to Select the Right Talent for Your Business

By | 2017-04-19T06:00:30+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Blog, Featured|

How to hire the right people to help your business succeed Most companies miss the mark when it comes to selecting top talent. Maybe they hired someone who looked great on paper, but ended up not being quite as qualified as their resume may have indicated. Or, the individual doesn’t blend well with the current workforce and [...]

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