Soft Skills Every Manager Needs to Improve (And How to Improve Them)

Companies place a premium on “hard” technical abilities, as they’re necessary to effectively handle specific job responsibilities. Technical abilities also a focus for company managers because they are easy to evaluate.  However, “soft” interpersonal skills are just as critical, particularly for those in leadership. To create and maintain a strong team, a manager should know… Read more »

How to Find the Right Candidate

Locating the right job candidates is increasingly challenging, and hiring professionals who don’t use proven hiring strategies tend to be less able to identify good fits for their open positions.    Below are a few proven tips on how to find the right candidate for your next open role.  Describe the Right Candidate for the Position  If you can’t describe… Read more »

5 Things Managers Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Given that Asia was the first part of the world to be hit by the COIVD-19 pandemic, countless people are looking to the continent for answers – including business leaders.  While businesses in Asia have not fully disengaged from the COVID-19 situation, they’re months ahead of the United States in terms of the impacts and response and,… Read more »

Attract Better Talent when You Build a Better Brand

As the ratio of younger-to-older workers continues to skew younger, companies are seeing that conventional recruitment strategies, based mostly on pay and benefits, are becoming less relevant.   Younger professionals want a more holistic job experience, such as one with a strong work-life balance or a sense of greater purpose. While experienced employees also want these… Read more »