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.Read Article
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.Read Article
The Cost of Making Hiring Mistakes
As much as 80% of employee turnover is due to bad hiring decisions.Read Article
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?Read Article
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.Read Article
Why is PTO Important in Your Employee Benefit Package?
Paid Time Off, or PTO, is a popular topic among employers and prospective employees today. SHRM.org’s January 2016 findings indicate that while most companies still are using Traditional PTO systems as part of their overall compensation programs, the use of banks that combine vacation, sick and personal days into one allotment continue to increase.Read Article
Employee Benefits 101: Where’s The Value?
Are benefits a reflection of what the company values or what the employees value? The answer is both! A Glassdoor survey reports that 57% rank benefits and perks among their top considerations before accepting a job.Read Article
Understanding Millennials and the Work Force
How to Reduce Tech Distractions at Work
As many as 41% of workers respond to incoming emails in 15 seconds or less and are interrupted at least 11 times an hour on average. Considering it takes the average person 15 minutes to regain focus after a distraction, that has a tremendous effect!Read Article
Management Succession Planning: Why You Should Start Today
It is easy to put management succession planning off until people near retirement, but Randall Beck, managing partner at Gallup, pointed out in a 2012 interview that succession plans need to be about more than putting a name behind a title and they should be reviewed often.Read Article