Monthly Archives: January 2016

Home/2016/January

The Interview Question: What is Your Biggest Weakness?

By | 2016-10-25T16:33:54+00:00 January 31st, 2016|Blog, Careers, Recruiting, Selection|

Recently our recruiting expert, Ellen Teller, was doing some coaching with a candidate prior to an on-site interview.  One of the questions that the candidate said he gets asked a lot and doesn’t know how to answer is:

“What is your biggest weakness?”

That got me thinking about a few of things:

  1. Why do hiring managers ask […]
Comments Off on The Interview Question: What is Your Biggest Weakness?

Learning To Lead In A Selfie Stick World

By | 2016-10-25T16:33:54+00:00 January 27th, 2016|Blog, Leadership, Organizations, Self Development|

Having just returned from a trip where I encountered a lot of tourists, I’m convinced that one of the struggles organizations will face as it tries to develop the next generation of leaders is signaled by what is being carried around in the hands of these tourists, and just about everyone else it seems these […]

Comments Off on Learning To Lead In A Selfie Stick World

Don’t Become a Hiring Statistic

By | 2016-01-17T18:28:02+00:00 January 17th, 2016|Blog, Business Strategy, Leadership, Organizations, Recruiting, Selection|

If you are a hiring manager or in human resources, we don’t have to tell you that hiring good employees is one of your biggest challenges.  However, we would like to compel you to make some changes in your hiring process that keep you and your company from becoming one of the hiring statistics listed […]

Jo Miller Shares Stretch Assignment Insights

By | 2016-10-25T16:33:54+00:00 January 17th, 2016|Blog, Careers, Leadership, Self Development|

Jo Miller, women’s leadership advocate at beleaderly.com and CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching, shares her insights on stretch assignments in the January 17, 2016 issue of the Cedar Rapids Gazette.

Jo-Miller-CR-Gazette-Article

In her article, Jo utilizes information from On Target Talent organizational […]

Comments Off on Jo Miller Shares Stretch Assignment Insights

Tips For Effective Delegation

By | 2016-10-25T16:33:54+00:00 January 12th, 2016|Blog, Leadership, Self Development|

If you are one of the many managers we talk to on a regular basis who feels like there aren’t enough days in the week, or hours in the day to get everything done you need to, then chances are you are not utilizing one of the most important tools in your managerial toolbox.  That […]

Comments Off on Tips For Effective Delegation