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Get Your Employee Engagement Right, Now

A slew of meaty studies have been published recently on employee engagement (among them, Temkin Group’s 2016 Employee Engagement Benchmark Study, The Ken Blanchard Companies’ Measuring Employee Engagement Report, and multiple publications by Gallup). Here’s a rundown of some...

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What You Need To Know About Hiring “A Players”

  What is an A Player? Brad & Geoff Smart are well-known for their Topgrading approach to identifying A, B and C Players, which Chris Mursau, a VP at Topgrading describes in this post. Steve Jobs is also well...

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Finding Talent (Going up against Google and Facebook)

Having trouble attracting talent? It’s an issue that we hear time and time again from our clients.We reached out to Bob Spence, board member VisionSpark and founder of the Choosing Winners System™ how he is winning talent over from...

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The ROI of Hiring Right (infographic)

As business leaders, we are very successful when it comes to making decisions regarding technology, equipment, marketing, and sales. Why don’t we have the same success when it comes to hiring? The key is viewing hiring as an investment....

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Part 3: Four Key Steps for Successful Firing

For this final post on firing, I interviewed our resident HR guru, Fred Crum, to learn the steps that should be taken to fire an employee well. Fred believes in firing “smartly” and has a wealth of knowledge regarding...

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5 Tips for a Winning Job Posting Strategy

If you have plans to hire in 2015, know that a key determinant of hiring success lies in your job posting strategy. A winning job posting strategy should increase both the size and the quality of your applicant pool....

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4 Steps to Attracting the Best Leaders

Unfortunately there is no “silver bullet” when it comes to attracting the best leaders. But there are a few strategies you can use to ensure that you’re attracting and hiring the high quality leaders you need to grow your...

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Performance Evaluations: Are You Doing It Right?

  Today we have the great pleasure of introducing you to a dear friend of VisionSpark, Mr. Fred Crum. Fred worked at UPS in Operations Management and Human Resources for 35 years, and is founder and owner of Personnel...

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Bad Hire vs. Bad Fit (and how to fix it)

No doubt that as your 2015 strategic planning continues, you’re re-evaluating the team that’s carrying out your plan. The performance of your team will determine the success of your business objectives. One weak team member can significantly impact the...

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Companies Can Coax Leaders from Millennials – Here’s how

Our very own Adam McCampbell was tapped as a resource for an article published in Columbus Business First. As the title suggests, the topic was geared towards understanding and engaging Millennials in the workplace. “It’s not that (Millennials) don’t...

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