College Graduates: Finding a “Good Fit”
Dec28

College Graduates: Finding a “Good Fit”

Today’s new college graduates hit the job market with an average $30,000 in college debt, according to research, and face increasing competition to land well-paying jobs. Young job seekers are looking for more than a hefty salary. A company’s culture, stewardship, mission and the very important belief that they “fit” all drive their decisions. For female graduates, the desire for a supportive team environment (58.4% vs 39.5% of men)...

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Project Failure and How to Learn From Mistakes
Dec27

Project Failure and How to Learn From Mistakes

Choosing Your Goals Wisely While there are no sure methods of succeeding in life or business per se, you might end up searching for ideas and methodologies to figure out the best way of dealing with project planning, objectives and execution strategy, but nothing can help you until you understand the real meaning of project failure. Let’s consider the fundamental principles and rationality behind failure. The central issue lies...

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Vendor Profile: Aetna
Dec23

Vendor Profile: Aetna

Aetna: Political Lobbying and Inclusiveness to Better the Healthcare Industry If you are looking for a healthcare insurance plan, Aetna has your back! Aetna offers plans for medical insurance, dental coverage, prescribed drugs, disabilities, mental health support, and long-term care.   Values Aetna recognizes the importance of ensuring people have access to professional health care at a fair price. This belief means that Aetna...

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Employee Communications: Up Close and Personal
Nov20

Employee Communications: Up Close and Personal

Today’s employee makes their way through each day on information overload – @home, @work, @anywhere. As digital consumers, employees have learned to filter the massive amount of content they receive, ignoring some types of information and readily consuming others. Where do your employee communications land within this filtering process? In a recent study by IDG Research, only 27% of employees indicated that they find their company’s...

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5 Golden Rules For Nurturing Success Within Your Team
Nov17

5 Golden Rules For Nurturing Success Within Your Team

Are you wondering how you can build a successful team? If so, you are in luck because successful teamwork and collaboration can be taught through the right approaches to leadership. There are many components involved in creating a successful team and it is not something that can happen overnight. If you are committed to nurturing the success of your team, read on to learn more. Make sure you have a clear vision As with any successful...

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Why It’s Critical to Engage Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions
Nov07

Why It’s Critical to Engage Employees During Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) represent a make-or-break time for employee engagement. If management can figure out how to harness the emotional commitment of employees during the transition, they can gain valuable support for the initiative that can have a ripple effect throughout the organization. But failing to consider the employee experience (EX) during M&A activity can lead to active disengagement—even for employees who...

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Knowing When It Is Time to Make An Internal Shift
Oct03

Knowing When It Is Time to Make An Internal Shift

Is your organization ready? How to know when it’s time to make an internal shift Change management. It’s a phrase that saturates the working world, especially as companies prepare to make an internal shift to operate more efficiently and become more profitable. Having solid change management practices in place can streamline these internal shifts and make them more lasting. Clearly, preparing an organization for an internal shift at...

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Four Steps for Achieving Excellence in Execution
Sep25

Four Steps for Achieving Excellence in Execution

As an essential business topic, strategy execution is in its infancy. Yet it’s quickly evolving as leaders demand more knowledge, structure and resources on how to achieve it to remain competitive in the rapidly changing business environment. When leaders address how to execute strategy, it’s not always with the same energy, drive and conviction they applied to crafting it. Often, they are missing the skills and tools needed to excel...

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