Achieving a productive, results-driven team of talent requires creativity and, often, some outside-the-box thinking. Follow these best practices for hiring, organizing, and motivating teams.
Effective talent management starts with hiring the right employees. The next time you’re recruiting talent, start with these five key elements.
Whether it’s connecting over cocktails or shadowing staff, your onboarding process should make every new hire feel like a valuable addition to your growing business.
Follow these step-by-step instructions to whip up a fresh team of “A-player” employees who can help take your company to the next level.
When geography is removed from the hiring equation, you’re free to focus on the most qualified and compatible candidates, no matter where they live.
Social media is an invaluable tool for businesspeople–if they avoid social media mistakes.
With social media, entrepreneurs can promote not only themselves, but their companies as well. Engaging on social media is one of the best ways for people to expand their brands and reach an entirely new audience.
It’s part of how Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick led his Santa Monica, California-based company to become one of Fortune’s 2015?100 Best Companies to Work For.” Activision was already the world’s most profitable and largest Western interactive entertainment company–publisher of “Call of Duty”–even before it acquired Major League Gaming this month.
Everywhere you look these days there are articles, blogs, and online resources with tips and tricks to improve your resume. How in the world can you determine what advice to trust – and, more important, what advice actually works?
Even for a resume writer like myself, it’s challenging to keep up. But, that’s what I love about working in this industry. We are always learning how to boost our clients’ success at landing a job interview. Attending seminars and conferences, in addition to, networking with recruiters are some of the ways professional resume writers hone their skills and keep relevant on the latest career-related techniques.
The path to equal gender representation on corporate boards is a controversial topic. Women chair a mere 17 percent of the 5,000 board seats for S&P 500 companies, so there already appears to be an equality problem. Some of the more left-leaning countries like Norway and France have solved this issue by forcing companies to appoint women to their boards, but I don’t agree with that tactic, nor do I believe that the remnants of a patriarchal corporate structure are entirely to blame.
No matter how you approach it, networking is almost inevitable, especially for entrepreneurs.
When you are part of a small offline company, only accepting cash can seem like a safe bet. But it’s not the smartest way to grow a business.