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Ouch! Why Those Precious Few Engaged Workers Leave

​The latest Gallup poll ​ (October 2013)​ on the State of the Global workplace show​s only 13% of the ​worldwide ​workforce is engaged.​ (The U.S. and Canada has the highest number of engaged workers: 29%.)​  ​ ​” The bulk of … Continue reading

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Are Your Best Managers Hiding in Plain Sight?

by Helen Whelan Over 80 % of the managers in companies aren’t cut out to be managers.  That’s according to several Gallup studies of hundreds of organizations, 27 million employees and more than 2.5 million work units over the past … Continue reading

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Can Data Help Us Hire Better Talent?

by Helen Whelan Hiring the right person for a job can be difficult at best. Managers often hire people like themselves or focus too much on past experience. Lou Adler, a former executive search recruiter and author of “The Essential … Continue reading

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The Definition of Success and Goals

by Helen Whelan “I’d define success as the progressive realization of worthy goals. It’s the ability to have love and compassion and the ability to get in touch with your own creativity. If you define success purely in material terms, … Continue reading

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