Posts by Sandy

NPR: Social Networking Technology Boosts Job Recruiting

Posted by on May 31, 2008

National Public Radio [NPR] presents LinkedIn as a social networking technology for recruiting and the retained executive search trade. Read the story on how to use LinkedIn as the primary means to finding opportunities.

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Happy Thanksgiving….

Posted by on May 15, 2008

Fred De Witt Van Amburgh: "None is more impoverished than the one who has no gratitude. Gratitude is a currency that we can mint for ourselves, and spend without fear of bankruptcy."

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The High Cost of Turnover

Posted by on Apr 30, 2008

Just how much does turnover cost a company? According to Families and Work Institute experts, it cost about 75% of a non-managerial worker's annual salary and at least 150% of a manager's annual salary to get replacements! Are you taking care of your employees?

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Want to Engage & Retain Your Best Employees? Try These 10 Sentences

Posted by on Apr 15, 2008

Praise can help you retain top employees, but just saying “You’re doing a good job” isn’t going to work! The most effective praise is detailed and relevant. To get you started, here are 10 “openers” that you can use to keep your praise specific.

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What’s the Best Way to Reduce Turnover?

Posted by on Mar 15, 2008

In separate surveys, Manchester Partners International and Wall Street Journal conclude the top methods of employee retention to be: Better compensation and benefits! Check out 7 other factors that will keep employees from leaving.

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VIDEO: Forget Six Degrees…Let’s Talk About One Degree

Posted by on Feb 28, 2008

So you think one degree – one tiny degree – can’t make a difference? View this clip called ‘212’ and think again! Enjoy.

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Finding Your Inner Sculptor

Posted by on Feb 15, 2008

B.C. Forbes: "Think not of yourself as the architect of your career but as the sculptor. Expect to have to do a lot of hard hammering and chiseling and scraping and polishing."

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International Executives Group – Global Talent at its Best [Presentation Attached]

Posted by on Jan 31, 2008

Curious about the current and future state of global talent? Check out my presentation about the ‘Battle for Brainpower’, in my discussion with IEG members - senior level executives who have held significant global positions.

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Nine Essentials of Networking to Create Opportunity

Posted by on Jan 15, 2008

Do you fumble as a networker in a social gathering? Check out these 9 essentials on how to successfully approach networking, in this great step-by-step guide.

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Mergers and Stars

Posted by on Dec 15, 2007

In her new book, , A Merger of Equals, Debra Snider offers insight into how business women think. And challenge women professionals to find their passion and use their talent to define life's successes.

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