Signs Your Interview Training is Falling Short

The interview is your company’s first impression for a prospective candidate, and how it is conducted can say a lot about your workplace culture. Unfortunately, most companies don’t require any formal training to conduct interviews and, even worse, often task their most junior employees with conducting them.

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Let's Talk Turnover

We heard a lot about joblessness rates in 2020 with record or near record unemployment across industries. Voluntary turnover got less airtime but prepare to hear much more about tenured employees changing jobs in 2021.

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Crafting a Workplace Culture

Your workplace culture can either lift your company up or drag it down. With the wrong culture, you will struggle to attract and retain the best employees. A winning culture will mesh with your values, business, employees, and customers.

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Secret Thoughts of Successful People

In part two of our Imposter Syndrome series, read about the common types of imposter syndrome and the ways it is exaggerated by social media.

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Got Conflict? Leverage a Common Facilitation Tool for Conflict Resolution

Some forms of conflict require advanced facilitation, and others can be worked out by open dialogue and a little time spent together to work through differences. An everyday activity used in business can be applied to conflict resolution: Start, Stop, Change.

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Mission, Vision, Values: Vital North Star Or Just Fluff?

Does your company have a mission statement? Vision statement? What about company values? And tell the truth-do you think they are necessary or cliché? I have been on both sides of that fence. Let's talk about the What, Why, and How of writing these for your business.

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Who Are You Fooling?

It is estimated that nearly 70 percent of the population (that’s more than half of humanity) experience a feeling of fraudulence at some point in their lives. This so-called phenomenon is commonly known today as Impostor Syndrome.

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A Year In The Deep End

This week marks the first anniversary of Deep End Talent Strategies (DETS), and what a year it’s been! The traditional first-anniversary gift is paper to symbolize writing a new chapter in life. Reflecting on this first year has been a lot of fun.

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Recruiting Gut Check: Reframing A Candidates Behavior For Job Fit

I'm sharing a recent experience which was truly a gut check moment for me as a recruiter. The line between between following directions and taking initiative is thin.

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Ensure Job Fit and Reduce the Cost of a Bad Hire

I have people ask from time to time why I work with companies and individuals. Perhaps they think I cannot make up my mind, but the real reason is that I am committed to bridging the gap between companies and employees.

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"Tiny adjustments…Tiny adjustments."

Don't let off the gas, survey the path, listen to the passengers, small corrections, and know there's help. After surviving a fall break water adventure (sounds dramatic and felt that way too), I reflected on the experience and the lessons learned that have guided my first year of business ownership and life.

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Working Under Pressure:  Be At Your Best When it Matters

DETS has released our second Ebook. Working Under Pressure dives into what happens to your mind and body under pressure, making better decisions under pressure, psychological solutions to pressure, and tips for being mindful in stressful situations.

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