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Talent Retention

The Recipe For Talent Retention

David B. Nast | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Savvy difference-makers know how to research and network. They will find current and former employees on LinkedIn and chat with industry insiders to get the scoop on what it's really like to work there.

Bad Hiring Is A Choice

David B. Nast | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

A mistake made once can be learned from. A mistake made twice is a choice. How many times have you interviewed a candidate you thought walked on wat...

The Alliance: The Must-Read Book of the Summer That Could Change the Way We Work

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Arianna Huffington

Summertime reading recommendations are usually about escapism -- mysteries, thrillers, melodramas, romances -- meant to stand in for vacations from our everyday lives. But I'd like to add a different sort of book to your summer reading queue. While it's not escapism, it is about a departure from our everyday work lives. I'm talking about The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age by Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh, which just came out today. The Alliance shows how the workplace has changed in recent decades, and how these changes have broken down the trust in the relationship between employers and employees, to everyone's detriment. And then it shows a way forward so that all benefit.

How to Make Firing Someone Less Awful, for Both of You

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 01.25.2014 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Donald Trump may relish delivering the blow but for many of us, myself included, firing someone is gut-wrenching, break out in a cold sweat, and dread it for days, horrible.

The Secret to a Billion-Dollar Business

Carlos Watson | Posted 11.16.2013 | Business
Carlos Watson

Just as in sports, the difference between running a mediocre franchise and being a perennial winner in the business world is retaining your best people.

Talent-Driven Detroit: How the Motor City Is Getting Her Groove Back

Noël Harmon | Posted 12.31.2012 | Detroit
Noël Harmon

It's a new day in Detroit and there is much excitement by many for Detroit's economic recovery, entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship boom, technology revolution, and the surge of creativity charging the city.

Looking Toward the Future!

Greg Selkoe | Posted 07.29.2012 | Impact
Greg Selkoe

Well it has been almost a year since I, Greg Selkoe, promised on this very blog that I would be launching my non-profit, the Future Boston Alliance, s...

Three Marks of a Rich Company

Ted Harro | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business
Ted Harro

Earn money. It's necessary and can have huge power for good. But don't allow your organization to only earn money.