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5 Insights for Finding and Keeping Good Employees

Naturally, many companies are picky about who they hire. The best workers aren’t always found in obvious places, though, and they don’t always have the exact skills being sought. Competing effectively means CEOs need to be flexible, able to look beyond skills to other traits and capabilities, and should give points for how well someone would fit with the company culture.

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6 Ways for Mid-Market Supply-Chain Vendors to Compete for Top Talent

Mid-market companies dominate the supply chain in many U.S. industries, and so their CEOs are on the front line of a growing crisis: a lack of available talent for management positions. But these business leaders have also found ways to attack the problem, with measures ranging from job-rotation programs to industry-wide collaboration.

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3 Creative Workplace Policies that Lure Knowledge Workers

For a long while, it was Silicon Valley companies and tech-oriented startups that lured young digital specialists with perks ranging from in-office massages to ping-pong tables to generous stock options. The Great Recession interrupted much of that, and as the U.S. market for knowledge workers continues to tighten with the slow economic recovery and the digitization of just about everything, companies are getting smarter about the best way to attract and retain these prized employees.

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Are Your Best Employees About to Walk? 3 Steps to Help You Keep Them

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Retaining good employees is critical for any CEO, especially as the business world experiences a global talent shortage in the next two decades. The World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that by 2030, the U. S. will need to add 25 million more workers to sustain economic growth; by 2020, demand for highly skilled workers will exceed supply.

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Talent Development Lessons From Dubai: the Most Diverse Place on Earth

We tend to think of the United States as being rather culturally diverse. But American culture (especially its business culture) is very old and complex. Despite the unique melting pot of the American cultural landscape, American pluralism cannot begin to compete on the diversity scale with what’s arising in a few centers of international business outside the Western world, in places like Dubai. These four lessons I learned doing business there will help any CEO build effective teams.

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How the New Immigration Law May Impact Your Business

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President Obama's executive order on immigration has significant business implications. As a result, CEOs and company owners will find themselves in the middle of the immigration tableau moving forward.

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