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Career Pathing- Retain Top Talent by Moving Them Up vs. Them Moving On!

Logical Career Paths Based on Competencies-A three-minute read Smart companies keep their best people by career-acceleration.Career-pathing can help accelerate your employee’s career and help your company reduce turnover. As a recruiter, I love to engage talent for a new position because someone was promoted. Talk about organic brand-building for the client’s company! Career-pathing in coordination with your […]

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You are a Leader Navigating Change

Using the Correct Communication Techniques to Earn Your Team’s Trust DuringChange This is a three-minute read that is part of a series on practicalways to navigate change and retain valuable staff- Even the bravest of us get that queasy feeling when we know change is coming.Whether we are anticipating a change at work, home, during a […]

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Retain Great Employees During Change-Use Employee-Centered Design to Navigate Change

We all go through change in our personal and business lives. Now, more than ever change is a part of corporate America. Whether it be acquisitions, government shut downs/furloughs, new processes and workflows, changes in tech stack, business growth or contraction, new leadership and more, the business climate is dynamic. Change in the workplace is […]

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Keep Your Best Talent

Are Your Best People Quietly Looking for a Career Change? What You Can Do Now to Keep Them It is human nature that people use the New Year as motivation to kick off life changes. In today’s business climate, in my twenty-plus years as a recruiter, I have never seen the velocity for career change […]

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Team Leadership: Should Your Company Hire Conductors, Maestros or Navy Seal Commanders?

Team Leadership-Should Your Company Hire Conductors, Maestros or Navy Seal Commanders? All Have Common Characteristics that Work. People with natural leadership capabilities are worth their weight in gold. Natural leaders are imperative to an organization to the point that an entire team will follow an effective leader when they resign to take a new position, […]

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Design for Retention

Design for Retention- Easy, Practical Fundamentals on Keeping Great People and How to Influence Managers to Act You’re charged with delivering quality products and services and you need great people on board to make it happen. Hiring great people who fit is only part of the challenge. Once you have hired, it’s imperative to provide […]

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Sacramento

America’s “Farm-to-Fork” Capital Between 2014 and 2015, the most recent years for which census data is available, nearly 170,000 people moved to Sacramento, the majority of which (25 percent) were aged 25 to 34. In just five years, Sacramento’s population has grown by six percentage points. So why are people choosing to call Sacramento home? […]

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New Year/Five Methods to Up the Ante 20% or More on I.T. Project Success

Most I.T. Departments are over-extended and under-resourced. If you are in a managerial role, you probably have a huge task list of projects to prepare for or complete in 2018 in order to improve business processes. Visualize receiving 20% or more work output from your team and at least that amount of additional business satisfaction […]

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The Results Are In! | Sacramento Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Survey

We surveyed a select pool of companies in the Greater Sacramento Area and received a 20% response that represented a good cross-section of several different industries: Of the respondents, an equal amount had plans to implement in the next year or no plans at all. But the companies with no plans to implement in the […]

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