In your rush to hire, don’t forget that you need to consider a candidate's soft skills. At the LinkedIn Talent Blog, Guy Berger discusses how important soft skills have become.
Category: Hiring Tips for Managers
If you're trying to hire your next sales superstar, Alice Heiman has some tips on how to achieve this goal. The first step you need to take is to look beyond folks who are already in a sales job.
"Lots of companies offer employees a gamut of perks, from free food to gym memberships, and even free transportation to and from work in some cases,"
Kia Kokalitcheva writes. "But some employers—the truly wise ones—understand how much their employees’ pets mean to them, and have found ways to celebrate and support those relationships. While most of these companies let owners bring their dogs to work or offer pet insurance, some have designed some creative perks and policies for pets."
Why are salespeople great? What makes salespeople successful? What characteristics make up a sales superstar? Wouldn’t you like to know the answer to these questions?
Looking for a way to help your reps break the mold of mediocrity? Read what Gene Marks has to say.
he problem with office politics is they can easily spin out of control. One of the early leaders at Facebook recently discussed how the company works to minimize office politics.
Your top management may have street cred and will attract attention to your company. But does she have EI? Before you call to make a job offer, review these important tips from Daniel Goleman.
There’s nothing more nerve wracking than hiring a new salesperson to fit into your team. You can score a win by following the practice of Coach Jay Wright at Villanova and look for hungry and humble.
If one of your senior managers suddenly walks out out the door, where does this leave you? To avoid organizational chaos, check out what Marty Fukuda recommends regarding leadership development.
To track whether business leaders are only paying lip service, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School recently conducted the 2016 Diversity Competencies for Leadership Development Survey. The survey results are worth a look if this topic is a challenge for your organization.
When it’s time to fill a management position in your company, slow down and think about what you’re doing. Making a mistake with a leadership promotion can seriously impact your operations and company morale.
Some individuals seem to be natural leaders. Can you train the others to become good managers? A recent article on Knowledge@Wharton explores this topic and explains the best ways to help new managers succeed.