Crucial Conversations

The point is to understand the supernatural power of dialogue. Crucial Conversations are The options vary Stakes are high Emotions run strong In companies, the path to productivity passes not through a static system but face-to-face conversations at all levels.  The very best ones at the ones that have developed the skills for dealing effectively…

Why Should You Invest in Talent Management?

Eighty-one percent of CEO’s say that knowledge and human capital contribute significantly to the overall value of the business.  But an actively disengaged workforce slowly erodes your bottom line while simultaneously dragging down the attitude of colleagues. Investing in your employees by fostering an environment of active engagement and ongoing development motivates great people to stay…

Hiring For Success

Current hiring practices are based on certain assumptions about candidates and their career achievements, and these achievements are used to predict the likelihood of future success in a new position. Oftentimes, employers do not understand the job factors and behavioral questions to ask during an interview to help them identify if a candidate is truly…

Letter of Decline

A formal letter of decline is a professional way to turn down an offer.  The intent is to indicate your appreciation, explain why you are not accepting, and consequently avoid burning any bridges with the employer. If you are still open to negotiation then you would delineate your conditions in this document. Not burning bridges…

Letter of Acceptance

Some companies may require a written acceptance letter from you. The acceptance letter indicates you are accepting the position, and reiterates the terms of the offer. Reviewing the terms will help to avoid misunderstandings or confusion about the offer details. Some people like a third-party, such as a family lawyer, to review their offer letters,…

Four Steps to Successfully Implement Career Pathing

Career pathing is a structured, comprehensive development planning process to help employees visualize their career growth within the company. Career pathing is a proven program by which successful transitions of employees can occur. It helps with succession planning, employee engagement, skills attainment and alignment between employee and company objectives. There are several reasons why companies…