Business Leaders Live the “American Dream” by Capturing the Right Work-Life Balance
Eighty-nine percent of Americans report that work-life balance is a problem, with 54 percent of those calling it a significant problem.1 For business leaders, the data doesn’t get any better. Over half of small business leaders work more than 50 hours a week, and 20 percent indicate they work more than 60 hours a week.2Read more
The Paradox of Productivity Pacing: When ‘Sun & Fun’ Gets In the Way
It’s summertime and the calling of the cool breezes at the beach, with a Pina Colada (or two) in hand, is roaring at you. You worked your tail off the first half of the year, and the all-important 4th quarter is just around the corner, when you need to buckle down and squeeze out all the productivity and profits that you can, which will have a big say in how successful a calendar year you achieved at work, or in your business.Read more
Hiring a Good Employee versus Hiring the Right Employee… There is a Difference
Perhaps you’ve experienced it as an employer trying to make the right hiring decision, only to result in a relatively quick exit, non-match, or worse yet, a revolving door of hiring misfires and mismatches. You thought for sure you did everything right by crossing all your T’s and dotting your I’s while lining up the ideal hire for the job and for your team.
So why didn’t it work out? You were so psyched and proud of yourself for what yo...
How to Make Your Business More Attractive to Gen Y Employees
Generation Y has been called many things: entitled, lazy, and perhaps unconventional. However, many businesses are realizing that not only does Gen Y work hard, oftentimes they become the best employees you could imagine.Read more
3 Ways to Overcome the Talent Shortage
As the U.S. economy bounces back and skilled workers are finding it easier to get jobs with better pay, as much as 40% of employers report difficulties filling positions. But there is still much debate surrounding the looming talent shortage: is it because the pool of qualified candidates is dwindling, or is there a fundamental issue with businesses’ current recruiting practices?Read more