Hire Slow and Hire Right

Effective C-Level Recruiting Tips Executive search firms routinely engage in hiring a top-level executive for their clients. Hiring the right candidate and engaging in a thorough hiring assessment is important for the future success of the business. Under the current low unemployment rates, top-level executives are seen as passive candidates as they are already working,…

Employee Engagement, Does it Matter?

No Longer a Question! The research from hundreds of studies has confirmed a direct link between employee engagement and business performance. In companies where 60 to 70 percent of employees were engaged, the average total shareholder’s return stood at 24.2 percent. If employee engagement fell to 49 to 60 percent, the average shareholder return fell…

According to Gallup’s U.S. employee engagement survey, a third of American workers are engaged.

That means 70% aren’t! Actively disengaged employees in the U.S. cost businesses $483 billion to $605 billion each year in lost productivity. But productivity isn’t the only disengagement “tax” on companies. The effects of disengagement can be felt in: your ability to attract and hire great employees (disengaged employees may badmouth your company on sites…