Should professionals mind the skills gap when applying for a position? In new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, HR managers said 42 percent of resumes they receive, on average, are from candidates who don’t meet the job requirements. In a separate survey of workers, 78 percent admitted they would submit for a role when they don’t match all the qualifications.
Luckily for applicants, 84 percent of HR managers reported their company is open to hiring an employee whose skills can be developed through training.
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Building a successful team is about more than finding a group of people with the right mix of professional skills. Over the course of interviewing over 500 leaders for Corner Office, I asked them all about the art of fostering a strong sense of teamwork. Their insights can help you lay the groundwork for a highly […]
Bitten by the burnout bug? You’re not alone. It happens across industries and social strata, but it can be prevented (or mitigated) with a few mindful hacks.before it starts to damage your career—and your personal brand.
Roger Duguay is a managing partner and global practice leader for CEO and board services for Boyden, one of the world’s top executive search firms. After placing more than 100 senior executives, CEOs, and board members, he has found that good CEO candidates are a particular type of person. He says the ideal CEO is…
The gender bias gap in the investment sector is one of the biggest (and most ignored) gaps in business. The Women in Value Investing Conference at the 2019 Berkshire Hathaway meeting will build awareness on this gender gap and develop strategies to boost AUFM (Assets Under Female Management).
At last year’s Berkshire Hathaway meeting in Omaha, three women met and wondered out loud why female investors were so underrepresented in the conferences and meetings of one of the premier investing events of the year.
But it wasn’t just in Omaha that female investors were missing at the table. At a time when women are making substantive progress in many fields, two statistics underscore the problems faced by female-owned investment companies. First reported in a landmark study by the Knight Foundation “Ownership Diversity in the Asset Management Industry” these are:
- Among all investment companies operating in the U.S, only about three percent are owned by women.
- The total value of Assets Under Management (AUM) controlled by female investors, represents only one percent of all U.S. investment company AUM.
So Kim Shannon, the founder and CEO of Sionna Investment Management, LJ Rittenhouse, Berkshire author, financial analyst and inventor of Candor AnalyticsTM and Barbara Ann Bernard, the founder and CEO of Wincrest Capital, decided to do something.
It has been well said that if you can measure it, you can manage it. I have found that to be true. And, everything can me measured. Everything.
So, if that’s true then it’s possible to hold everyone in the customer service role accountable for how well they do their jobs. The truth is, everybody loves to win and you can’t win if you don’t know the score. Putting numbers to work in the process adds objectivity and stirs each team member’s competitive urge.
Accountability allows for us to remember we are here to serve together as a team and that in order to do so we have to align ourselves with the corporate vision, values, and culture. Every team member has a very specific role in the process and if we plan on delivering an excellent and unforgettable experience for our guests, then each and every one will have to play their role to perfection.
Once a team understands how to properly perform their various tasks, they need to follow through on what they’ve been taught. Accountability will keep the team members on task and keep work flowing seamlessly. We hold our team members accountable because we want to consistently increase productivity, thereby improving guest service.
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 196,000 in March, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in health care and in professional and technical services. Household Survey Data The unemployment rate remained at 3.8 percent in March, and the number of […]