Must You Choose Between Vibe and Scale?

When did it happen? That group of carefully selected, clever high-performers you hired that have gladly followed you, many from day one – when did the culture change? When did “we” become “us” and “them”? That growth will change the office vibe is a scary eventuality of many successful start-ups. At some point standing in… Continue reading Must You Choose Between Vibe and Scale?

Is Your Recruitment like a Game of Tinder?

Just finished a call with Jeff, CEO for a national tech business. His end-of-year financials highlighted in thick red how sales numbers were behind plan, sales team turnover was high and recruitment costs were skyrocketing. Over a beer during the holidays he’d complained to a friend, he explained, who suggested Jeff call me. Seems the… Continue reading Is Your Recruitment like a Game of Tinder?

Artful Resourceology

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]JILL YARBERRY-LAYBOURN published in ForeFront Magazine AUGUST 5, 2015 Gavin Pommernelle, Executive Vice President & CHRO at Harte Hanks shows how a perfect mixture of art and science can build a strong HR foundation. [blockquote background=”#F4F5F$”] Pommernelle says that one best way to connect with people is to speak their language—figuratively, that is. “The way you… Continue reading Artful Resourceology

Get The Most Out Of Your Executive Coaching

  You’ve decided – you’ll use that executive coach your company offered. But how do you make sure your time and effort pays off? What can you do to ensure the experience helps you? 1. Be Active For coaching it’s true – you’ll only get out what you put in. For true results you’ll need… Continue reading Get The Most Out Of Your Executive Coaching

Check Your Talent Management Priorities Now

Back at your desk, take a moment to double check that your talent management and business strategies align though this quick diagnostic: Takes just 5 minutes Generate your report immediately Complete it anonymously if preferred Select this link to complete your diagnostic. Companies rated high on a series of talent management practices achieve up to 3.5 times the revenue growth… Continue reading Check Your Talent Management Priorities Now

HR: Stop Talking And Start Leading

The HR professional as coach and coachee By Gavin Pommernelle and Cindy Becker Key Takeways Coaching skills are vital for HR professionals Skilled coaches got there by investing in their own learning Coaching develops deep, long-term business relationships If you are like me, you’ve been frustrated about the limited traction we – HR professionals  –… Continue reading HR: Stop Talking And Start Leading

The 4 Elements of Aligned Talent Management

Are your talent management practices aligned with your business’s goals? The response I often get when asking this question is “Yes,” however, the evidence commonly says otherwise. There are four elements to talent management alignment, which cannot be separated from each other, as they each require the others to be effective and achievable. Clarity of… Continue reading The 4 Elements of Aligned Talent Management

Four Priorities To Make Hiring A Strength

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  Whether you are a job seeker, hiring manager or business leader, there is one common objective – to be or to have the right person, in the right role, at the right time. Why is it then that hiring is the weakest, most frustrating aspect of talent management for so many?   Job seekers find it… Continue reading Four Priorities To Make Hiring A Strength

Don’t Roll The Dice on Performance

  Would you rather be leading a team or company that is losing money due to marginal performers or one that is driving significantly higher results due to a greater number of top performers? Profiles International has found that your top performers produce as much as 3x the output of your marginal performers. They also… Continue reading Don’t Roll The Dice on Performance

Not Your Average New Year’s Resolution

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. Most of us are trying to cram a full month’s worth of work into two or three weeks. Possibly even all those other projects that we never got to earlier in the year! Before long, however, you will be thinking about next year. What will be your… Continue reading Not Your Average New Year’s Resolution