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How Much Will a Bad Hire Cost You?
Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Jan 15, 2019 12:10:26 PM

5 Tips For COOs on Working With an Impulsive CEO

Steve Jobs was a visionary, but he was also an impulsive and rash leader.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Dec 19, 2018 8:41:58 AM

4 Recruiting Tips for Sourcing Passive Candidates

Passive candidates are those that are content with their current position. They are likely working for companies that have upward growth and offer stability. Naturally, these busy professionals do not have the time to dedicate to a job search. This ultimately begs the question: How do you recruit top talent if they are passive candidates?

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Dec 13, 2018 12:09:43 PM

Why Executives are Quitting Their Jobs to Join the Cannabis Industry

Have you heard about well-positioned executives leaving their secure jobs to join the cannabis industry? Is this happening in your city, and your state?

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Dec 11, 2018 12:37:52 PM

10 Integrator Interview Questions

Companies that use the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS®) are seeking more than your classic COO/ General Manager. They’re seeking an Integrator who will be the “glue” who holds things together for your company and sets the cadence for your leadership team.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Dec 7, 2018 8:59:32 AM

Why You Need a Chief Revenue Officer in 2019

Do you know what a Chief Revenue Officer is, and what her or his major responsibilities are?

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Dec 4, 2018 10:07:56 AM

The Importance of Providing Transparent Feedback as a COO

To be an effective Chief Operating Officer, you want to treat all your staff the same: with the same measure of respectful communication, and clear feedback.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Nov 20, 2018 1:40:48 PM

Establish a Company Culture That Promotes a Great Sales Team

Are you a manager in a company that develops and sells products or services? No matter what industry you are in, if your company produces items for retail or manufacturing markets, or if you sell professional services like legal, executive search, and accounting, you recognize that your sales team is a critical component to your success.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Nov 19, 2018 7:45:59 PM

Best Practices in Executive Recruiting

The hiring process can be lengthy and intensive at all levels – it can be even more strenuous when identifying and recruiting for executive positions. With higher-level positions, there is an increased degree of difficulty that demands more attention and care, making the process more time-consuming and stressful.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Nov 13, 2018 9:45:48 AM

Why You Should Always Be Recruiting

Is your company competing in the “war for talent?” This term refers to the continuous efforts of firms to attract high performing employees at a time when too few workers are available to replace the baby boomers now departing the workforce in advanced economies.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Nov 6, 2018 11:50:41 AM

Top 10 Books for CEOs

“Sharpening the Saw” is one of the most important things you can do as a business owner. However, there are so many business books out there that it can be hard to determine where to start. To make things simple, here are my 10 favorite business books that I recommend every CEO add to their library today.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Nov 1, 2018 12:32:14 PM

Delegation Tips for Chief Operating Officers

If you are a Chief Operating Office, you know how vital delegating is.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Oct 18, 2018 12:48:44 PM

Micromanage Less, Produce More

We’ve all dealt with them – the bosses constantly asking for updates and demanding to be cc’d in all email correspondence. Generally, employees don’t like working for micromanagers so why do people fall into the habit of micromanaging?

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Oct 16, 2018 11:50:07 AM

How to Prepare for an Executive-Level Interview

Preparing for an interview can be nerve-wracking, especially when it’s for an upper-level position like an executive. But the key to acing the interview is doing the proper preparations. It can also be helpful to keep in mind that the interview is also a chance for you to ensure the job is a good fit for you.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Oct 11, 2018 1:33:42 PM

Understanding Recruitment Marketing

For your company to succeed, you need to recruit the best talent. Are you able to attract the sharpest minds and most skilled professionals to each executive opening your firm has?

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Oct 9, 2018 4:05:22 PM

Revenue Operations: Key Growth Capabilities for 2018 and Beyond

A series of radical changes in marketing and sales has been underway for the last decade. While most of these changes empowered buyers as the internet increased competition and transparency, we are now in a period when savvy businesses have new, technology-enabled opportunities to capture buyer interest and out-perform competitors.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Oct 4, 2018 9:47:55 AM

Why Businesses Should Hire Entrepreneurial Leaders

Are you a founder who is having difficulty taking your company to the next level? Is your growing company ready for a new executive hire? Perhaps a new CEO or COO? Do you know what qualities to seek in your new top executive?

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Oct 1, 2018 2:47:40 PM

The Importance of Being an Authentic COO

One of the most vital qualities of a good leader is to be authentic. A leader who is honest, who is not playing games with people, who is sincere and who is compassionate towards others, is authentic.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 21, 2018 9:51:03 AM

How Customer Feedback Will Grow Your Business

Taking criticism is a difficult part of being a business owner – it can be quite disconcerting to be told from an outside source that something might be negatively affecting a client relationship. Although it might not feel the best, collecting feedback from people about your business is among the most valuable information you can get to grow your business.

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Recruit Top Talent by Defining Your Employee Value Proposition

In the current candidate-driven market recruiting and retaining talent, not to mention top talent is more competitive now, than it has been in over a decade. For the first time in 18 years, the unemployment rate is at its lowest with a current rate of 3.8%. Additionally, there are 65% more job opportunities available today then there were in 2001. Given this information, it is more important than ever that companies take a look at their recruitment strategy to make sure they understand and have clearly defined their employee value proposition (EVP).

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Posted by Britney Shirshekar on Sep 19, 2018 11:00:53 AM

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