Talent Management

  • Why Culture is The Basis of Building & Investing: What Carlyle Group’s Example Holds for CEOs

    Billionaire buy and hold investor Ron Baron says he invests in people, not companies. Before he opens his investment war chest, he dives deep into a company, actually meeting the leadership and seeing the tone they set from the top. No matter how “successful” a company looks on paper, it’s the meet and greet and getting to know the people involved in the organization and their culture that seals the deal for him. Peeling back his 25 billion investing portfolio, one of his investing jewels is The Carlyle Group.

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  • Facing the Seven Biggest Challenges in Manufacturing

    It’s no secret that American manufacturing has faced a number of significant obstacles. People say the industry is known for low wages, subpar working condition, and continual quality control issues, none of which help attract new workers — but are those actually the biggest challenges facing manufacturing right now?

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  • Glassdoor Reveals the Highest Rated CEOs for 2014

    LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner, Ford Motor’s Alan Mulally and Edelman’s Richard Edelman take top honors among large companies. Intacct’s Robert Reid, Applied Predictive Technologies’ Anthony Bruce and Paylocity’s Steve Beauchamp led the way for small and mid-market size firms. The report also reveals which traits employees most value in their leaders.

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  • Business leaders, Millennials Agree on Worth of Sheepskin

    There appears to be at least one thing new college graduates and established business leaders agree on these days: A college education is worth less and less in the job marketplace. Frustrated CEOs say colleges should do more to prepare students saying that merely having a degree doesn’t necessarily prepare them for the workforce.

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  • 4 Rules on How to Elevate Performance

    Sixty years ago, Japan lay in a burned out heap of debris. America sent statistician and management consultant Dr. W. Edwards Deming to help – and indeed he did. What can American leaders, particularly those in manufacturing, learn from this historical improvement in culture to improve themselves?

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Recruiter “Faces” Talent for Big Companies Worldwide

Pinstripe was doing the important hiring for major U.S. brands; now, combined with Ochre House, it is helping clients worldwide.

CEO Briefing Newsletter , Mid-Market Company February 23 2014

10 Best Companies for Executive Women and What CEOs Can Do to Develop Women Leaders

The percentage of board seats occupied by women among those ranked increased for the second consecutive year. AstraZeneca. EY, and General Mills top the list. General Motors recently named its first female CEO – although there was controversy over her “gendered” salary. The experience of Deloitte LLP offers guidance to CEOs on how to retain talented women leaders by incorporating flexibility into one’s culture.

CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy February 16 2014

A Not-So-Simple Challenge for Your CFO

“What is the cost of a proposed strategic initiative?” Think you already know the answer? Not so fast. Sometimes the indirect costs are larger than at first thought. Here’s one way to help sort it out.

CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership February 16 2014

Lessons on Succession from the Microsoft CEO Search Saga

Continuity triumphs as Satya Nadella, a 22-year veteran becomes Microsoft’s third CEO. Bill Gates returns as technology advisor and eminence gris. Here’s what the 46 year-old freshly- minted CEO faces–and what other companies might think about when confronting their own succession dilemmas.

CEO Briefing Newsletter February 9 2014

Do Performance Reviews Underperform?

Performance reviews are meant to develop people to reach their highest potential, often tied to pay raises and upward mobility. In spite of their common use, they are usually equally despised by employees and managers. Perhaps performance reviews need a performance review.

CEO Briefing Newsletter February 2 2014

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