Are you really winning the war for talent retention?

Are you really winning the war for talent retention?

Losing hurts – especially when it’s the other person who decides to move on. “Regretted turnover” is a metric that some companies now use to track how many employees choose on their own to leave. Turnover is costly in general, but losing top talent can also cause significant, even irreparable damage to your business. The … Continue reading Are you really winning the war for talent retention?

These days, recruiters are worth the money

These days, recruiters are worth the money

When it comes to sourcing the right interview candidates, I’ve never been keen to use recruiters. But I recently changed my mind. My company, Metal Mafia, has an excellent candidate screening process, a super training program, and a very successful team of employees to show for it. But hiring has always been a difficult task … Continue reading These days, recruiters are worth the money

How to run an effective meeting

How to run an effective meeting

Meetings can be a huge time suck. That’s why it’s in everyone’s best interest to do all they can to keep them productive. Want to do your part? Stop saying these eight unproductive things: 1. Let me give you some feedback on that… Feedback in and of itself isn’t a bad thing–when it’s constructive, feedback … Continue reading How to run an effective meeting