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Unhealthy Reference Checking Practices:The Silent Killer of Your Bottom Line

The failure rate of executives coming into new companies is nearly 50% typically stay on board between 12-18 months. Hire Slow, Fire Fast, is not the rule of thumb followed by the majority today. The costs of failure rates are mind blowing yet they run rampant. A mid-range hire costs …

Obtaining Credible Insights When Hiring: It Isn’t Personal, It’s Strictly Business

Why Do Hiring Professionals Believe Reference Checking is a Waste of Time? It is my understanding that one of the main reasons hiring professionals believe reference checking is a waste of time is because the prospective hire would never submit the name and contact information of anyone that might provide …

Due Diligence in Hiring: The Ultimate Timing

HOW DO YOU REALLY KNOW IF SOMEONE IS WHO YOU THINK THEY ARE? Hiring at the executive level is about as accurate as a coin flip, and the average hiring mistake, that typically lasts anywhere from 12-18 months, ends up costing approximately 15x the base salary in hard costs, disruption, …

Powerful Leadership Wins Employees Hearts + Minds

Richard Branson is a wonderful role model and powerful example of a leader who successfully wins hearts and minds. He has over 50,000 employees throughout the world and has been voted Britain’s most admired business leader over the past five decades in a poll of top bosses. Since your employees …

Top Leaders Share Brilliant Strategy for Smart Hiring

According to a 2015 Conference Board CEO Study, raising employee engagement has become one of the highest priorities for organizations all around the globe. Seven out of ten people in the American workforce today are not engaged in their work. The numbers are truly staggering. However, it is more staggering …