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Skill Shortages Create a Perfect Storm in the Labor Pool

Human Resource Management / Skill shortages / Surveys and Statistics / Talent Management

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailThe Perfect Storm: The Impending Workforce Crisis In the movie, Perfect Storm, a small fishing vessel has the misfortune of encountering the worst Mother Nature has to offer. Just like this boat, today’s employers are facing a combination of conditions just as threatening as this boat faced on the high seas. If businesses don’t prepare t... Read More »

High Performance Teams

Job Satisfaction / Talent Management / Team Building

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailThis morning you arrived at work early to check on a special project. As you enter the building you hear excited voices coming down the hall. As you walk through the office door, Mary, your Sales Manager, notices the surprised expression on your face. She says, “Hi boss! I took care of that project you gave me yesterday and it is running great... Read More »

Employee Retention Tips

Employee Retention / Human Resource Management

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailEmployee Retention Tips and Ideas Each year U.S. businesses spend billions of dollars recruiting and replacing their employees. Individually, it costs between $2-11K to replace an hourly employee, and upwards to $40,000 to replace a manager. One Silicon Valley company estimates the cost of replacing an employee is over $225,000. As you know, it is g... Read More »

Good Bosses Make Good Employees

Employee Retention / Human Resource Management / Leadership / Leadership Keynote Speaker / Leadership Speaker

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailOne morning at the airport, I overheard an employee talking about her new boss. ?He i?s a nice guy,? she said. ?He makes me feel good about working here.? Like many employees, this young woman is more influenced by her boss’s soft skills than his technical skills. His interpersonal skills were what mattered most: including his ability to commu... Read More »

Employee of the Month Programs Fail to Work

Employee Engagement / Employee engagement speaker / Employee Recognition / Free Business Articles / Human Resource Management / Job Satisfaction

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailEmployee of the Month Programs Don’t Work Here is a question someone sent to me: I attended your session in Philadelphia called, “The Care and Feeding of Staff: Energize, Engage, and Motivate Your Work Force.” It The timing was just right. Our firm is beginning an ‘Employee of the Month Award’. We hope this will be a mo... Read More »

Organizational Development Consultant: Gregory Smith

Good Places to Work / Human Resource Management / Leadership Keynote Speaker / Leadership Speaker / Talent Management / Uncategorized

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedinPinterestPrintemailAny business climate comes with its own challenges. For a growing organization finding its way through situations that come about can be a constant struggle. Very often, the organization will learn that in order for it to continue as a competitive organization, changes need to take place. Not every organization is equipped with someone who can adequ... Read More »

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