This Week on Inc.: This Is the Hiring Strategy Your Business Needs at a Time of Record-Low Unemployment

The lowest unemployment rate in nearly 50 years means most job seekers are already gainfully employed and, as a result, have the flexibility to be more selective with their job searches. Read my latest Inc. post for several hiring tips to help you stand out from the competition and secure top talent, even at a time… Read More

This Week on Inc.: New Report Says Most Employees Aren’t Interested in Leadership Training. Here’s How to Change That

Recent research published in Harvard Business Review found that while top-performing employees are most likely to be successful in leadership roles, few are interested in taking on leadership training. Promoting internal employees to leadership roles often works out better than hiring an outside leader, as current employees already know the ins and outs of your business and… Read More

This Week on Inc.: Why You Should Treat Job Applicants Like Customers

The unemployment rate is at a 16-year low, meaning most top-performing employees are already gainfully employed. And today’s job seekers have countless job opportunities at the tips of their fingers — through job boards, social media and other channels — making the job market even more competitive for employers. Despite the competition for top talent,… Read More

This Week on Inc.: Almost 50% of Hires Are Considered Failures. How Your Team Can Bounce Back After Letting Go of a Bad Hire.

Every business leader understands the negative consequences of a bad hire. Hiring someone who isn’t a fit for your team can disrupt team morale, lead to decreased productivity, have a negative impact on customer service and, as a result, cause profitability to take a hit. The best businesses have a strategy in place to make… Read More