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Power Ideas are a compilation of weekly writings on topics of importance to our readers. Each of our Strategic Partners contribute articles that will share important ideas and techniques to assist you in continual improvement of your organization and its people. Use the links on the right to find articles relevant to your specific business challenges. Find a topic by using the “Search Power Ideas” form.
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The basic motivations for all people are virtually embedded into our DNA. We’re all motivated to secure food, water, shelter, warmth when it’s cold, safety and security from predators (human & animal). However, once our basic needs are secured, each … Continue reading
Over the past three months, we brought an idea to our readers that there is a Critical Path in Talent Management. It begins with hiring the right person for the right position, onboarding them correctly, paying them fairly, managing in … Continue reading
Over the past three months, we have been discussing a very important topic…CRITICAL PATH – Finding, Developing and Retaining the Best Talent. We borrowed the term Critical Path from the Project Management world and applied it to Talent Management, a … Continue reading
A 2018 study confirms that employee turnover costs can range from 50% of the annual salary for an entry-level employee, to 125% for a mid-level employee or manager, to 200% for a senior manager or executive. Turnover at any level … Continue reading
In Part I, we looked at how finding great talent is stressful, time-consuming and extremely difficult in today’s market. Even more challenging is keeping the talent you have so they will stay and continue to be involved. Now let’s look … Continue reading
Finding great talent is stressful, time-consuming and extremely difficult in today’s market, but more challenging is keeping the talent you have so they will stay and continue to be engaged. Successful onboarding, on-going training and re-investing in your employees to … Continue reading
We have been talking a lot this quarter about this Critical Path Process of finding and keeping the right talent in your organization. I was talking with a long time client and friend over this Memorial Day Weekend and she … Continue reading
As employers recruit and hire applicants for jobs, it’s critical that this process is executed in a lawful manner. Under the laws enforced by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), it is illegal to discriminate against someone (applicant or … Continue reading
Hiring managers & HR pros’ looking to fill positions are experienced at developing ‘job descriptions’ & ‘basic requirements’ for the candidates to bring to the table. Then they go ‘on the hunt’ and post the job. In today’s world, more … Continue reading
Organizations are competing for the BEST talent to hire. This is critical as the marketplace becomes increasingly more competitive for the delivery of goods and services – – domestically and globally. At the beginning of each year (calendar or fiscal), … Continue reading