Alton Maiden played Defensive Tackle for The University of Notre Dame under legendary Coach Lou Holtz. In late October 1996, the Fighting Irish arrived in Dublin, Ireland to prepare for the first-ever Shamrock Classic – a November 2 football game between Notre Dame and the United States Naval Academy. During their time in Ireland, the team was able to do some sightseeing. One of their stops was a 12th-century cemetery. Coach Holtz said, “All we saw were dilapidated walls and huge tombstones.” Holtz would soon learn [...]
One the surface, strongest value propositions a leader can give to an employee is the ability for that individual to perpetually grow in all dimensions. Obvious dimensions include professionally as well as personally, but do not overlook the importance of financial, mental, and spiritual growth as well. In nature, plants either grow or decompose; they do not stay the same. In an organization, nourishment is supplied by the broad term of training, but a more accurate term is learning. What is being done within your organization [...]
There are many benefits to developing a relationship with an industry recruiter, even when you’re happily employed. Like an accountant or a lawyer, an industry recruiter supports your personal goals and more specifically your career success. Business can be competitive, so having someone by your side who understands your industry and the market you’re in, is a clear advantage when you’re navigating career decisions. The right recruiter offers informed advice and relevant business intelligence because they work directly with the companies you will [...]
How Can Companies Attract the Best Talent? All too often, companies focus their recruiting strategy on describing the job responsibilities and their preferred requirements - essentially what the company is looking for in a candidate. While there’s nothing wrong with sharing that information, it will not attract the passive A-players they want to hire: someone who is currently employed, doing well, and not actively looking for a job. Giving them a description of a job similar to what they are already doing will not compel [...]
The beginning of the year represents a timely opportunity for employee reviews and providing feedback regarding performance and development. This is a cherished time for most leaders; it is the chance to reflect on the milestones achieved in the past year and the creation of new objectives for the new year. Annual reviews allow managers to praise positive behaviors, award well-earned promotions, and continue to bring out the best in each team member. In organizations around the world, the New Year brings revived optimism. As [...]
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