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  • Top Performance Benchmarking – Are You Using Benchmarking in your Hiring?

    May 18, 2011

    Maybe you have benchmarks in place for your sales staff, or other producers on your team. But, are you using benchmarks in your hiring process? Who is your ideal employee? Before interviewing potential new employees, you should use benchmarking in your hiring process. Having a list of ideal traits and qualifications in place before you begin will help to ensure

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  • Are you grooming the future leaders of your organization?

    May 15, 2011

    It may sound cliched, but today’s latest hires are likely tomorrow’s leaders of your organization. That is, if they don’t decide to jump ship for another company, or they’re not lured away by your competitor. You spent the time and resources needed to bring top talent into your organization. Once you’ve identified the top performers who are the next generation

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  • Take Your Meetings to the Next Level

    May 12, 2011

    How many times have you left a meeting muttering to yourself, “That was a waste of my time?” Even one time is once too many. Unproductive meetings can be taxing on employee morale, and are a literal time-waster.  Think that one-hour meeting was a waste of your time? Add up the number of attendees. A 10-person, one hour meeting could

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  • 3 Keys to The Ideal Workforce Model

    May 12, 2011

    The key to every successful corporation is the same: have the right people, in the right place, at the right time.  This principle holds true in just about every profession and workplace imaginable. This sounds pretty simple—but as you know it’s not!  You have to deal with budgets, rising healthcare costs, retention concerns…the list can go on and on.  Developing

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  • How to Impress Your Boss and Get Promoted

    May 9, 2011

    Some people just seem to be on the fast track in their career.  They landed a great first job.  They’ve been promoted.  They have more responsibility.  They just seem to get all the breaks. Well, the truth of the matter is that most of these people aren’t just “getting breaks,” they have worked hard and put themselves in the right

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  • Improve Employee Retention

    April 25, 2011

    Experts estimate that top performing employees produce 25 times more than just an average employee.  The simple truth is that you can’t afford to lose these people.  But, these are also the people that every other company out there would like to add to their team. So what can you do to make sure your best people don’t jump ship?

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