Recruiters are increasingly embracing social media as a key component of their talent acquisition process. A 2011 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) poll estimates that 56% of recruiters use social media as a recruiting tool; whereas, a […]
The Olympics are a time when nations unite to support the athletes who have worked so hard to represent each country. Through hard work and dedication, athletes have become leaders in their chosen sport. They accept that responsibility […]
Every month, I facilitate a “power networking” group for executives going through career transition services. Not surprisingly, these executives are faced with an intense and highly competitive marketplace that includes larger pools of competing candidates, sparse opportunities and […]
According to recent news, more than 100,000 Americans are out of work longer than a year in six states. On average, 43 percent of the U.S. workers have been unemployed for more than 27 weeks! Several months without […]
High potentials are the focus of high anxiety among employers, and they have been receiving a higher priority because of it, according to several surveys by OI Partners: Worry: Employers are more anxious about turnover of high potentials […]
You have been trying to sell the benefits of social media to your company’s executive team only to be met with questions like “LinkedIn, why?” “Tweet, what?” “Facebook, really?” Sound a little too familiar? Feel like are fighting […]
It is important that you always have an updated résumé. You may never know when you’ll need it. But also, it can provide an opportunity to review your progress and create an occasion to think about the way […]
It’s not easy to be recognized for your experience and invited to join your first company Board. However, by understanding your value to a board, what Boards are seeking, building a great network, and using all the resources […]
Is your organization hemorrhaging employees? OI Partners recent survey reported that 90% of companies are worried about losing key employees. In 2009, it was reported that employee turnover cost U.S. businesses an estimated $300 billion. This includes, but […]
We talk so much about qualities of good leaders and how to identify potential leaders. We thought we’d share characteristics of a bad leader—things we often see when we begin a leadership executive coaching engagement. Following are eight […]