Your Brand Ambassadors Are the People You’re Hiring

Every successful company aspires to create a strong brand. And part of building a brand is creating a workforce full of brand ambassadors. Not only does a strong brand correlate with the obvious benefits of increased sales volume and allowance for premium pricing, it can also have an amazing effect on your applic...

Motivating and Retaining Employees in the New Economy

There’s no doubt that we still face challenging times in the workplace.... employee engagement levels are at record lows, and the levels for top performers and high-potential employees have fallen the furthest of any group. Surveys reveal that 60% of employees plan to leave their current employer within a year, and another 21% are activ...

Familiarity Breeds Success – Why and How to use Internal Hiring

It’s no secret: Hiring can be expensive. Whether replacing an employee or creating a new position, the costs mount quickly… and not just in money, but time as well. With advertising for the position, sifting through resumes, testing, interviewing, negotiating, completing paperwork and training, the process can be lengthy. C...

3 Reasons Why Your Best Employees Leave

What would you do if you came to work tomorrow and over half of your staff gave their notice? According to an article I just read in Forbes, 60% of employees are currently looking for ot...

The Cost of Employee Turnover

Employee turnover is costly, there is no doubt about that, and it’s a big problem for organizations. In 2010, employers reported an average employee turnover rate of 11%. However, the U.S. Department of Labor estimated the average national turnover rate was 38%, which is significantly higher....

Using Personality Testing to Build Strong Teams

How strong are your teams? Use personality types to create cross-functional understanding. Ken shares a team-building exercise you can use right away to strengthen your employee’s awareness of communication styles. The video will talk about why and how you can use personality testing to build great teams. [video width="1920" height=...

The Top 5 Ways to Improve Employee Retention

Happy, engaged and motivated employees = lower turnover. This post touches on five things you can do to promote happiness, engagement and motivation at your company. Today we're going talk to you about five techniques that can help your company increase its employee retention rate. When considering employee retention, we like to think...