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Hiring for Attitude

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, May 16, 2016

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Topics: Topgrading, hiring decisions, Cost of Mis-hire, Topgrading, People Decisions,, Attitude

Why Mentoring Fuels Business Growth

Posted by Douglas Wick on Mon, Jul 22, 2013

At a recent client monthly meeting we discussed their new employee orientation (onboarding) process and how someone is always included to mentor the new person.  The mentoring program isn’t structured. Its primary intent is to provide an opportunity for feedback and concerns that they might not feel they can address with their supervisor.  The CEO played a video on why mentoring is important this company.  Immediately he observed there were additional opportunities mentoring offers to grow their business.

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Topics: employee engagement, Leadership Training, Leadership DNA, Connecting, Cost of Mis-hire

People Decisions - What’s Your Cost of Mis-Hire?

Posted by Douglas Wick on Sun, Nov 25, 2012

What’s it cost your company in terms of hard costs when you hire the wrong person?

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Topics: People Decisions, Jim Collins, hiring decisions, Cost of Mis-hire


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