Here is what I know to be true. The success or failure of a startup is determined in the first months of staffing that start up. Observing and participating in staffing and coaching those staffs for decades, I can report absolutely, what works, what doesn’t work. Continue reading
Be Promotable, Get a Higer Salary and Be in Demand
There is one single function you can perform to insure your promotability, increase your compensation and endear yourself to the Board of Directors. Skeptical? Don’t be. Continue reading
Do your employees feel their career is safe?
“No matter what industry you’re in, the people on your team matter most.” Bill Gates
Want to reduce turnover and increase productivity? Do you believe it is important to keep the institutional knowledge in-house? Do you hope to attract and hire ‘A’ players to your team to fill those critical positions?
Your boss is a jerk, right? He takes credit for your work, interrupts you when you speak, doesn’t include you on important meetings, frustrates any attempt to improve process and doesn’t keep his promises. You can’t do your best work and you go home each night feeling diminished. Solution? Quit your job. Continue reading
So you want to know about corporate culture? What do you think it is? Is it all the trash and treasures you offer your teams? Is is the informality and dog friendly environment? Is it the long maternity leave and open ended vacation days? Bet not! Continue reading