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Seven Ways to Motivate Top Talent in De-Motivating Times

To retain your top talent it is absolutely critical to ensure they are motivated. In difficult times this is often not high on the priority list of managers or CEOs. Most people are working long hours and doing the job of two people. Salaries are frozen, pay cuts have been implemented and forget about any bonus. For many companies this is their current culture.

Brad Remillard CEO Briefing Newsletter , Talent Management August 9 2012

Why Traditional Job Descriptions Don’t Attract Top Talent

The single biggest hiring mistake and one rarely considered is that employers don’t define success for qualified candidates.

Brad Remillard CEO Briefing Newsletter , Recruiting , Talent Management August 16 2012

Two Reasons Interviewing Fails So Often

Can you guess what percentage of hiring managers actually review the details of the job description with the co-workers that will be interviewing the candidates? If you guessed less than 10% you are correct. Here’s a simple way of improving the process.

Brad Remillard CEO Briefing Newsletter , Talent Management September 27 2012

Four Ways to Counter the Counter Offer

When hiring new employees, counter offers should be expected, as nobody wants to lose their best people. It is a lot easier to make a counter offer than it is to find a new person especially if the person quitting is top talent.

Brad Remillard CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance October 11 2012

Skills and Experiences Are Irrelevant When Hiring

Of course, having the right skills and experiences are important to performing the job, just not relevant when hiring. Skills and experiences are simply the tools one brings to the job. It is one’s ability to use these tools effectively that counts. Just because you have a hammer and saw in your garage, doesn’t make you a fine finish carpenter.

Brad Remillard CEO Briefing Newsletter , Talent Management November 8 2012

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