Do you know what sets exceptional leaders apart from their peers? We know there are certain characteristics that all leaders share, but there is one trait that makes a leader go from good to great. Back in August of this year, Roy Saunderson, Chief Learning Officer at our sister company, Rideau, shared his thoughts on what makes a leader great, and how to develop this skill, in his blog "Great Leaders Are Great at Recognizing People."Read More
By now it’s widely known that flexible work options, including the ability to work remotely, are near the top of today’s job seekers’ wish lists. Our own survey report on The Remote Workforce found that nearly 75% of millennials have expressed a desire to have more opportunities to work remotely. The shifting dynamic of where employees are clocking in from brings with it an increased focus on how to keep all workers, regardless of location, engaged and feeling valued.Read More
We’re halfway through the year. January seems like a long time ago and December is still a long way out. But the clock is ticking toward Q4, and that means it’s time for a goal check-in. It’s easy to set ambitious goals in January, but how are you doing on them now? How about your employees? Have they accomplished what they set out to do?
Organizations are seeing this more frequently; an employee is hired, trained, and just when they are contributing solidly to the team, FLASH, they’re gone! The employee has moved on and once again there is an unfilled position.
The ability to successfully entice, acquire and retain talent has become a high stakes battle as organizations place new attention on retaining employees.