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    June 4, 2013

    Employee Recruitment and Selection - Invitation or Acquisition?

    In order to build an engaged organization, start with an invitation to join up.

    By Mark Herbert, Principle Mark F. Herbert & Associates, Inc. and New Paradigms LLC A young protégé of mine recently began negotiations with a rather large financial services organization. As she shares her experiences I have to tell you that I remain disappointed and a little surprised at how poorly so many employers are handling the recruitment and selection process!   On one hand she is very interested in the position, on the other she is more than a little put off by how...Continue reading

    By Mark HerbertPosted in Human Resources on June 4, 2013

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    April 25, 2013

    It’s All About The People: Advice For New Managers

    Making the mental shift from your own work to managing the work of others.

    By Emilie Shoop, Creator and Leader of Shoop Training & Consulting People are the key to getting anything done within an organization.  It doesn’t matter if you make widgets or sell magic spells.  Without the people, none of it is possible. One of the biggest challenges for new managers is making the shift from ‘It’s all about the work’ to ‘It’s all about the people’.  Many new managers, if not all, struggle with this shift.  From what...Continue reading

    By Emilie ShoopPosted in Management on April 25, 2013

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    April 18, 2013

    Crafting Your Employment Brand: A 4-Pronged Approach

    Is your Employment Brand an Asset or Liability to your company?

    By Mark Herbert, Principle Mark F. Herbert & Associates, Inc. and New Paradigms LLC Creating a corporate culture where great employees want to stay, and quality candidates want to join, is the ideal engagement scenario.  Engaged organizations outperform their counterparts on every key performance indictor.  In fact, a recent study indicated that organizations with high engagement outperform competitors with low to moderate engagement by an average of 12% per annum on return on assets,...Continue reading

    By Mark HerbertPosted in Human Resources on April 18, 2013

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    March 7, 2013

    Employee Engagement: Myths, Opportunities & The Role Of HR

    Are your employees committed to achieving business results?

    By Mark Herbert, Principle Mark F. Herbert & Associates, Inc. and New Paradigms LLC Imagine a company where employees come to work engaged, determined and committed to support the goals of the organization (physically, psychologically, and emotionally).  95% of the time this is the case when an employee starts working for you; before things get in the way of their enthusiastic engagement. What gets in the way? Unclear expectations A variance in what the employee is doing and what we want them...Continue reading

    By Mark HerbertPosted in Human Resources on March 7, 2013

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    August 13, 2012

    THREE Reasons People Regret Taking a Job & FIVE Actions You Can Take to Fix It

    Do you regret taking your new job? Does your new employee?

      You were so excited for this new opportunity, happy to move on from your last job, and ready start the new one.  Soon after taking the new job, you realized the grass is not greener, nor is the job what you thought it would be.  Do you leave, live with your new reality, or try to change it?  What would you do if you were on the other end of this dilemma…the person who did the hiring?  Making the effort to understand your new employee after the interview can ensure your...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in Career Change, Job Search on August 13, 2012

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    June 28, 2012

    Six Actions to Take When Starting Your New Job

    You got the job…now what?

    Getting hired was just the first step.  Now you are walking into your new position and need to hit the ground running.  You want to learn as much as possible, as fast as possible…how do you do that?  Here are six actions you can take to excel quickly in your new role.   Keep a daily journal. At the end of each day take 20-30 minutes to write down what you learned about the business, the processes, the job expectations, the people you met and the interactions you will need with...Continue reading

    By Lisa WoodsPosted in New Employee, Promotion on June 28, 2012

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