onboarding matters

Onboarding – Critical for the Business Plan

Onboarding – Organizational Socialization The onboarding process includes the entire interaction with a new employee from interview to hire – and all that follows – orientation, integration and career development support. Unlike payroll processing, group benefit administration, training and recruitment, onboarding is [ … ] Read More

10 Rules to Hiring Great People – based on Pierre Mornell’s book “45 Effective Ways for Hiring Smart”

Rule #1 is clear AND supremely counterintuitive when hiring great people- Don’t ever, ever hire somebody just like yourself. Why is that so hard? And what has happened to executives and companies that did that? As management guru Rosabeth Kanter [ … ] Read More

soft skills support hard skills

Soft Skills are Hard Necessities

People underperform because they lack soft skills. Regardless of profession, industry or niche, every role occupied by every person requires two very broad categories of skills – hard skills and soft skills. Technical skills and Non-technical skills. Even when someone [ … ] Read More