Fighting to Understand: Company Culture and Perspective
by Josh McAfee What is the quickest way to tear down communication, divide teams, and drive off talented employees? Conflict. There can be many causes of conflict and some can be more detrimental to the success of your team and company than others. One of the top contenders for causing the most discord and one […]
How can CEOs invite more women into the C-Suite?
Collaborated on by Jane Gentry, Jennifer McKenna, Jessica Bowers, and Josh McAfee When you look around many C-suites, you start noticing that those executive chairs are mostly filled with men. Despite women being vital members of the workforce since the 1940s and being 50.5% of the total population of the United States, they only represent […]
How can Women build executive presence?
Collaborated on by Jane Gentry, Jennifer McKenna, Jessica Bowers, and Josh McAfee Since World War II, women have been actively contributing to the workplace. So why don’t we see more women in executive roles over seven decades later? After meeting scores of people, both candidates working on their career and business leaders growing their companies, […]
Does your company have hemorrhoids?
By Josh McAfee I want to talk about hemorrhoids. I know it sounds weird, but the reality is that every company has something or someone that’s a pain in the butt. It could be a person, process, or client. Who or what in your company comes to mind when I say hemorrhoid? These hemorrhoids have […]
What you’re saying doesn’t matter if…
By Josh McAfee “Your actions speak so loudly, that I can’t hear a word you say.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson It was something my grandpa also used to say and it’s stuck with me all these years. We’ve all experienced someone trying to tell us something we need to hear; but, because of their actions, we […]
Life is simple, until you add people
Life is pretty simple, until you add people. That’s where things get messy and complicated. But without people, it’d be a lot less fun and you’d get a lot less done. Plenty of entrepreneurs find success as a solo act. They juggle everything within their companies and know exactly where each project or task sits, […]
Case Study: Its Like Netflix for Recruiting
What is six months of your time worth? That’s how long Mark Amick, COO at BCM One, had been on the hunt for a crucial engineering role. That was six months of juggling his own job with additional duties all while combing through countless resumes. Indeed and the other usual channels weren’t working like he’d […]
How Leaders Attract the Right Talent
Talent, talent everywhere, but not a one to hire. The pandemic has had an interesting side effect. With months of lockdowns, quarantines, and restrictions, people found themselves with time to spare and choices to consider. Those decisions sent ripples throughout the markets and triggered The Turnover Tsunami. It washed out talent pools and left company’s […]
What secrets are your recruiters keeping?
It’s never been more costly or time consuming to recruit good talent. Are you getting the most bang for your buck? Recruiting can get expensive quickly and that price tag has only gotten higher with increased competition for the limited supply of great candidates (there are always bad one’s available). Whether it’s done internally or […]