Your Employees are Different, Why Aren’t Your Onboarding Plans?

You did it! You screened hundreds of resumes, compared behavioral data and sat through so many interviews you lost count, but it was all worth it. You hired the perfect candidate for the position and now it’s your time to sit back and let them get to work! Well, not exactly… even the most perfect of candidates can end up as another turn-over statistic without a proper onboarding plan and it happens more often than [...]

What Would Happen If We Took Our Masks Off?

Recently, I read a LinkedIn post from an individual whose father had died.  The post, while personal, was designed to call attention to how her organization responded and supported her during an incredibly difficult time.  From her perspective, they went above and beyond her expectations.  She didn’t have to show up differently. She was given the space to experience this struggle authentically. A process which she says helped her personally cope and professionally prosper. As [...]

The Gift of Developed Leaders

This season, give your employees the gift of developed leaders. Give the gift of developing their potential to grow into key performers within your organization. Leadership development doesn’t happen by chance. This must be a deliberate focus by an organization. It takes time, it takes effort, and it takes an investment. However, the research and studies support the massive ROI on effective leadership development strategies implemented in all types of organizations. 1. Identify the key [...]

Be Your Best Self—Building your Personal Brand

In a competitive work space, it’s important that we as individuals develop and build our personal brand. Bringing our “best self” to work each day and showcasing our strengths, passions and accomplishments is a way that we can define ourselves and our success.  In our professional lives, it’s one thing to bring our skills and leverage our education but building our brand goes beyond this and should incorporate what really drives and motivates us each [...]

NEHRA Webinar: TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF HIRING

Erinne Tripp, Director of Client Services, will share insights and have a dialogue with client, Miriam Macedo, HR Manager / Talent Acquisition & Development at Virtual, Inc. on how using Predictive Index® (PI) has significantly improved their selection process and more. Join the webinarWhen:Wednesday, September 20, 2017-2:00 to 3:00 pmWhere:Online, United StatesContact:Alex Mascaro at amascaro@nehra.com 781-239-8709Click here to registerUse code MCGwebinar to register for freeDescriptionHiring top performers who not only have the skills and experience required for the job, [...]

How to Manage Different Personalities

The workplace today is full of a variety of personalities. Whether you work in a traditional office environment, retail or even remotely, we are surrounded by people who have vastly different behaviors. These characteristics stem from an array of factors that include our environments and even generational tendencies. Personalities are a very big part of you we are, but there are other aspects of us as well – our health, intelligence, education, how we were [...]

5 Tips for Creating a Collaborative Workplace

Whether it’s a group of two or twenty, or if you are part of a task force, a virtual team, a new or long-term team member, everyone in today’s workplace is working in some form of a team. Results show organizations thrive when teamwork is at its best.   In recent research on talent management, the #1 issue for leadership is how to redesign their organizational structure to meet the demands of their workforce and business [...]

Self-Awareness: Simple Tips to Make the Most of your Family Vacation

In theory, a family vacation sounds magical.  A week away from the daily stressors of life, quality time with the ones you love, long days, warm sun, lots of laughs and memories to last a life-time. Reality check…while your vacation may include some of these dream-like scenarios, there may also be a few minor setbacks along the way.  Togetherness is great, but too much together time can also bring conflict.  Staying mindful and self-aware of [...]

Re-Evaluate your Client Service Approach

Strong client service is an integral part of our client relationships and something that can quickly lose its energy over time.  If you find yourself simply going through the motions when it comes to supporting your clients, it may be the right time to take a step back, reflect and ask, “ our client service approach working? Are we giving our clients exactly what they need and more? By asking questions like these you can [...]

Building a Winning Team

If you’re a football fan, like me, it’s an exciting time of year. Seasoned veterans are on the open market, young college talent is working hard to impress coaches for the upcoming draft, GM’s and coaches are putting in massive amounts of time to analyze and critique who they have, who they need, and what the competition will be doing. NFL teams alone spend over $75million a year just in the scouting process! Every sport [...]