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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!

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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.

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3 Ways a Thankful Workplace Culture Pays You Back

When employees don’t receive thanks for their hard work and efforts it affects the organization as a whole.

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Prep for Success: Finding the Right C-Suite Successor

Rather than pay the price for the wrong candidate take these steps to ensure success when completing a search as part of your succession planning.

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Managing Performance Minded vs. Results Focused Employees

There are often two different kinds of employees within the workplace: those who are performance minded and those who are results focused. Both of these employee types have leadership advantages and challenges depending on the workplace.

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Controller, CFO, or ‘Shirt-Sleeve CFO’?

Do you need to recruit a Controller, CFO, or a Shirt-Sleeve CFO™? There is no wrong answer, but knowing the answer is essential to your recruitment strategy.

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10 Characteristics of High Emotional Intelligence

Finding candidates with high EQ has a positive effect on organizational effectiveness and company culture (Ind Psychiatry J). Fortunately, candidates with a high EQ can stand out from the crowd if you know what you are looking for and here are 10 characteristics to help.

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The Cost of Making Hiring Mistakes

As much as 80% of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions.

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What is Emotional Intelligence and Why does it Matter?

Why is it that 70% of the time people with an average IQ outperform those with high IQs? The answer lies in Emotional Intelligence (EQ). So what is EQ?

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Announcing the 1st Annual Talent Scope C-Suite Survey

The Leadership Group is conducting a brief and anonymous survey sponsored by The Overture Group. The Leadership Group is a career development and networking group comprised of C-Suite executives.

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