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Succession Planning: 3 Tips To Avoid Playing HR Jenga

July 27, 2015 in HR Best Practices


Charles Coy, senior director of analyst and community relations at Cornerstone OnDemand, provides three succession planning tips avoid the game of HR Jenga. There’s more to succession planning than identifying the next wave of senior managers or VPs. While it’s important to groom future leaders for your company, a singular focus on finding “leadership” often comes at […]


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6 Essential Elements of a Killer Career Page

June 24, 2015 in HR Best Practices


Technology can influence recruiting. With demand for great talent high, Charles Coy, senior director of analyst and community relations at Cornerstone OnDemand recommends companies make sure their website’s career page includes these six essential elements. With national unemployment at its lowest level in six years and employee confidence at a new high, now is the […]


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Exceptional Communication Traits of Great Leaders

May 11, 2015 in HR Best Practices


Great leaders have exceptional communication traits. In our April 27th blog, we reviewed the first seven exceptional communication traits great leaders strive to practice — be personable, gain trust, tell it like it is, avoid ambiguity, be open-minded. In part two of this series, we outline traits eight through thirteen. Great leaders also strive to: […]


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How to Retain and Inspire Top Talent, Even in this Tough Economy

September 26, 2011 in HR Best Practices


If you’ve watched the news lately, or followed the markets, you’ve probably found the economic data as puzzling and disconcerting as I have.  Up one day, way down the next.  One economic analyst talks about a slow recovery, the other warns us of the next recession.  The roller coaster we’re on isn’t showing any signs […]


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Tips for Effective Employee Onboarding

November 22, 2010 in HR Best Practices


“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” When you hear this saying, you may envision a nervous job seeker, compulsively straightening his suit and repeating his 30-second “personal sales pitch” before an interview.  But quite honestly, the saying is just as relevant for food & beverage hiring companies.  Why? When you […]


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