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EQ and Hiring Managers

3 Reasons Employers Value EQ over IQ

Math, science, and technology are the major topics within school programs and college entrance exams that are supposed to prepare your future employees with the technical skills required to complete their jobs. So why is it that 1 in 3 hiring managers say that there is a factor more important than a candidates’ cognitive ability? [...] READ MORE

Organizational Change and Its Benefits

No Pain, No Gain: Organizational Change and Its Benefits

Max McKeown, a researcher specializing in innovation leadership and strategy states, “Adaptability is about the powerful difference between adapting to cope and adapting to win”. Change has become an inevitable factor in the modern economy. Businesses both small and large, have to learn how to adapt to their changing environmental trends. Those that do this [...] READ MORE

All About Severance Packages

5 Things to Know About Severance Packages

Severance packages may not be the most popular topic because of their association with terminations, but it is an important one for every employee and employer to understand! The first question is, what exactly is it? A severance package is given by an employer once a long-term employee has been terminated or laid off by no [...] READ MORE

New Year Compensation Consulting

New Year Trends in Compensation Consulting

Bottom line, executive compensation in non-profits needs to be competitive to attract and retain key talent! Overall, base salaries in the non-profit sector are competitive with for-profit companies, but there is still a gap in total cash compensation. While healthcare organizations tend to pay higher than other non-profits, Charity Navigator, a national evaluator of charities, [...] READ MORE

5 Ways Contractors Achieve Your Business Goals

5 Ways Contractors Help You Achieve Your Business Goals

In the modern business world, the need for hiring independent contractors has increased due to the efficiency and flexibility of their work. While they do not take the place of employees, there is a place for contractors to help your company reach their goals. Your company may be considering contractors if you are facing a [...] READ MORE