“Wow, we just spent two months pouring over resumes, getting recommendations from headhunters and interviewing candidates. We finally selected someone and now after 45 days, we have determined that he is not the right fit?” The exasperated CEO asked, “How did this happen?
Hiring the right talent can be tricky. You want the candidate to fit into your organization’s culture and also someone who can be effective on the job. Ideally, the person you hire will be a top performer and with your organization for a good period of time. The tricky part comes in when you consider […]
Many CEOs and leaders handle the urgent and important parts of their role effectively – like seeing an opportunity that has a short window to take advantage of and going for it. It’s when a situation is important, but not urgent that there’s procrastination. For example, you realize that your market is changing and you know that you need to meet with your team to assess your current strategy, but there’s so much going on that you just keep putting off the planning session. Now your procrastination may be for a good reason like “We need to address this other challenge first, it’s time sensitive…” And, here lies the danger.
by Mary Key Having the right culture can make the difference between being in business or not. Certainly companies recently nominated as the Best Places to Work in Tampa Bay exemplify the importance of having a culture of engaged employees. Research shows that employee engagement is a huge factor in company productivity and success. Ultimately, […]