Onboarding: Accelerating Your Most Valuable Assets—Your People

It’s a new year and many companies are looking at open positions, talent management and succession planning. One area that we see clients struggle with is having a comprehensive onboarding approach.  Typically, companies invest heavily in their process upfront to attract and recruit talent but when it comes to having a dedicated and comprehensive effort to onboard these employees to their new roles there is often a lack of attention.What do most employees want?When we [...]

Onboarding: Accelerating Your Most Valuable Assets—Your People2020-03-27T12:40:57-04:00

Beware The Time Change Or Not!

Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 6th.  Halloween will be over, the holidays imminent, and snow is around the corner. For many the time change signals the start of a long, dark winter. This year why not take the scare out of the time change and turn it into an opportunity.  In the spring we “spring forward” and clean out our closets, clear out the garage, wash the windows, etc.  This fall adopt [...]

Beware The Time Change Or Not!2020-03-27T12:34:22-04:00

Stress and Its Impact – 8 Ways to Manage Stress

We know that living under stressful conditions has emotional and often physical consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? How can we better manage stress and pressure and how it impacts how we make decisions and interact with others? Researchers at Yale University have an answer. They found that stress reduces areas of the brain responsible for [...]

Stress and Its Impact – 8 Ways to Manage Stress2020-03-27T12:39:07-04:00

Reaching Your Gold

When I was a child in the heat of the summer of every 4th year, my grandmother would let us come in from the sweltering heat and watch the Olympics while sitting in front of a fan. We all dreamed of being gymnastics, divers, swimmers, track stars and more. It was a moment of pride to watch the athletes who had dedicated themselves compete for Olympic gold.  All the neighborhood kids [...]

Reaching Your Gold2020-03-27T12:39:19-04:00

Re-evaluating Performance Evaluations: Four Best Practices

Many organizations cling to yearly performance reviews out of habit, lack of a better alternative, or a belief that reviews ensure the ongoing success of the business. However, a recent survey put out by Towers Watson revealed that only 37% of North American companies find their performance evaluation programs to be effective at all. Additionally, only 26% of those surveyed said that their managers and employees are satisfied with the process. [...]

Re-evaluating Performance Evaluations: Four Best Practices2020-03-27T12:42:17-04:00