Yearly Archives: 2015

10 Time Management Tips For A Happier, More Productive Life

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.”  Many of you will recognize this line as a quote from the popular song “Turn! Turn! Turn!” by The Byrds, which hit number one on the charts in December of 1965.  Others will recognize it as a variant of King

The Achiever Pre-Employment Screening Test: What It Is And How It Can Save Your Business Money

In a previous article, “Hiring the Right People:  Benefits of Pre-Employment Screening,”we highlighted the importance of carefully selecting employees to decrease future turnover and improve productivity, to increase safety and security by lowering the risks of making a negligent hire, and to ensure greater compliance with industry regulations.  Toward the end of that article, we

2022-02-18T14:55:49-05:00By |Hiring, Screenings & Assessments|

3 Guidelines To Follow For Successful Negotiations

A big item in the news this week was the nuclear deal the White House struck with Iran.  The deal itself has stirred up some controversy because many believe the administration conceded far too much to the Iranians while others are more or less happy with the outcome of the negotiations.  Time will make clear

Four Tips To Encourage Flexibility And Innovation Within Your Organization

In our modern society, the marketplace is changing at an ever-increasing rate, and the ability to be flexible and innovative is key to the survival of most organizations. What can you do as a business owner or leader to ensure that your organization is a “learning organization” that values learning and has the ability to

Hiring The Right People: Benefits Of Pre-Employment Screening

Congratulations!  Your company is off the ground and running, and you find that you need to hire employees from the labor market to meet demand.  This is an exciting time in the life of an enterprise, but it is also a time to proceed with caution and care.  Perhaps you have heard parents warn their

2022-02-24T11:39:11-05:00By |Hiring, Screenings & Assessments|

Interview Questions To Ask Potential Employers Before Accepting A Job

As noted in our last article, Interview Questions for Potential Employees, hiring is up in the United States.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, payroll employment rose by over 220,000 in the month of June.  The increase in hiring means an increase in job interviews. We have already taken a look at interview questions

Seizing On An Opportunity: Which Definition Fits You?

The verb seize has many different definitions.  One definition of seize is to make instant use of something (such as a situation, chance, or opportunity) to one’s advantage.  Another definition of seize, which is more commonly used to refer to the movement of mechanical parts, is to become locked or bound together and stop moving

Interview Questions To Ask Applicants

This week, the U. S. Labor Department reported that employers advertised for more open positions at the end of April than had been previously recorded in the fifteen years the government has been tracking the statistic.  With hiring on the rise, employers and potential employees will find themselves engaged in more job interviews in the

2022-02-24T11:47:46-05:00By |Hiring, Management, Uncategorized|

8 Leadership Tips From Winston Churchill

Failure stings. There is no way around it. And the more time, energy, and resources you put into a deflated attempt, the more painful it is. Many leaders throughout history struggled with failure and how to adequately deal with it. Winston Churchill, the tenacious former British prime minister who suffered from several failures and subsequent

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Will Fail

Four Tips to Help You Set and Achieve Your Goals Ah, a new calendar year and a clean slate.  2016 is full of possibilities! You have made your resolutions and by golly you will stick to them, right? Well, 8% of you will. Why do new year’s resolutions have such an abysmal failure rate? Let’s

2022-02-24T11:52:38-05:00By |Personal Leadership|

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