Tag: Hiring

Manage Smarter 42: Social Media is the New Cold Call

Lea Woodford is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of SmartFem.com and SmartFem TV. SmartFem was created as a result of her many years as a publicist, columnist as well as a radio and television personality. In this episode, we discuss: how to provide value via cold call outreach on social media – which is vital in recruiting new talent, how smart technology is the pathway to further warm leads and the benefits of using Facebook Groups.

Managers: It’s Time To March To Your Own Coaching Cadence

Are millennials really that different from their younger counterparts: the members of the up and coming Generation Z? Yes, says Jessica Ogilvy, assistant professor of marketing at Marquette University.

How Are You Handling Employee Activism?

Younger consumers will do business with your company if you show authentic support for a social cause. These same activist consumers could also be your star employees. Attracting and keeping these employees requires specific action on your part.

Technology is on the Top of Half of Small Business Owners’ Investments Lists

CIT Direct Capital, the national online small business lending unit of CIT Group, today announced the results of its new survey conducted by The Harris Poll revealing that nearly three out of four small businesses in the U.S. plan to expand their product and service offerings this year.

Manage Smarter 12 – Tony Alessandra: Using Data to Reduce Your Hiring Risks

Dr. Tony Alessandra is the author of the best selling book The NEW Art of Managing People and the Chief Visionary Officer of Assessments 24×7 LLC. In episode 12, we discuss how hiring mistakes impact a company in dollars, company morale, productivity, and customer satisfaction; the need for data to check the internal biases that all hiring decision makers have; and tips for making data-driven hiring decisions.

How to Avoid Hiring a Nightmare Employee

Have you heard the one about how human behavior relates to results of Pavlov’s study on salivation in dogs? A physiologist, Pavlov realized that he could train dogs to salivate whenever he entered a room, regardless of whether he came bearing food.

Here’s How to Handle The Sociopath in Your Group

It happens to the best of us. We’re in a hurry and make a snap decision. We fall victim to a candidate’s charms. Or, we believe what someone is telling us instead of looking to see the truth for ourselves.

Have You Ever Fired A Team Member on the First Day?

If there’s anyone in an organization who’s more excited about the first day than a new employee, it would be the immediate supervisor. Is there ever an instance when an employee should be terminated on his first day?

Is ‘Cultural Fitness’ Part of Your Playbook?

Hiring managers are more aware of cultural fit these days. They know that hiring an individual who’s clearly not going to fit into the existing company culture could be a bad move. Is this attitude always good for an organization?

Disruptive TeamKeeper® 2.0 Launches with 4 New Tools for Developing Managers

“Develop an employee and you improve one person’s job performance. Develop a manager and you’ve improved the entire team.” So says SalesFuel CEO C. Lee Smith about why he created his new data-driven management platform, TeamKeeper®, which develops smarter, more effective managers. The new 2.0 version is rolling out 4 new, significant features that increase

The Best Sales Manager I Ever Had

Got a turnover problem at work? Hate your boss or perhaps recognize you’ve hired a bad manger? What did you fail to recognize when hiring them or how can you develop and hone top management skills in existing staff? How can your HR department recognize true talent in front of them in the interview process? And how does having the right leader equal a boost in sales?

All these answers and MORE are found in SalesFuel’s free white paper entitled “The Best Sales Manager I Ever Had.”

Will That Candidate Succeed In Your Office Culture?

How important is company culture? Some of today’s most successful tech giants point to adherence to specific cultural practices as the reason for their success.

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