Loss Aversion

Loss Aversion

Imagine this scenario: a colleague offers to flip a coin and give you $20 if it lands on heads. If it lands on tails, you give him $20. Stop and ponder; would you accept that bet? For most of us, the answer is no. Behavioral science experts Amos Tversky and Daniel...
Transitioning New Talent

Transitioning New Talent

An effective search process consists of four steps – identification, attraction, evaluation, and successful acceptance of an offer. Whether your most recent hire came from an internal referral, an in-house recruitment team, or an executive search firm, knowing that a...
Creating a Culture of Retention

Creating a Culture of Retention

Offices everywhere are full of employees who may be poised for fresh starts as we approach 2020, which is only two and a half months away. There will be recharged enthusiasm for conquering previously unconquerable projects. Time with family and friends allow for the...
The Single Most Incorrectly Answered Interview Question

The Single Most Incorrectly Answered Interview Question

Every career professional has an opinion about the do’s and don’ts of interviewing and how to interview effectively. I frequently see terrible advice from people giving job/interview coaching and have to wonder where, or even if, these people had their training in...
Will You Win the War for Talent?

Will You Win the War for Talent?

What do the following examples all have in common? You’ve decided it’s time to expand your sales organization and hire 3 new individual contributors. Your organization is staffed up. Should you consider upgrading your current employees? You have an opening for a 2nd...