All posts by: Michael Maggiotto Jr, PHR, SHRM-SCP

Debunking the Compensation Myth Surrounding Retention

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A driving need for obtaining talent is retention. It is a huge issue when you take into account that, according to a September 2018 article from CNBC, “workers are quitting at the highest rate since 2001.”  When retention rates are low due to high undesirable attrition, many business leaders look to recruitment to fill that […]

Expand Your Candidate Pool: Best Behaviors Lead to the Best Candidates

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I don’t know about you, but it’s starting to get old hearing the “it’s a candidate’s market” comments from nearly everyone in social media, news articles and in far too many blogs to count (The BEST Blog included).  It’s one thing to call it out, but it’s entirely different to address and solve the problem.  […]

Employer Strategies to Succeed in a Candidate’s Market: Lead, Match or Lag

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Part 2 of a 2-Part Series on the Important and Timely Issue of Hiring in a Candidate’s Market When I turned 21 years old, I was in my Junior year at Bowling Green State University and had just changed majors from Music Education to Business.  It was then that my dad gave me my first […]

Employer Strategies to Succeed in a Candidate’s Market

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Part 1 of a 2-Part Series on the Important and Timely Issue of Hiring in a Candidate’s Market It’s a Candidate’s Market!  We’ve all heard this statement, and many business leaders and hiring managers are sick of hearing it yet remain confused about how to properly address the current employment market.  Business leaders want to […]

Ethical v. Corporate Culture: Companies Sending Mixed Messages Impede their Own Growth Opportunities

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Ethical culture?  What’s that? Most people are familiar with corporate culture, often referred to simply as “culture,” but there are actually two cultures that impact the organization.  Korn Ferry, in their February 2016 report Real World Leadership: Create an Engaging Culture for Greater Impact defines culture as, “…the values, beliefs, and behaviors that determine how […]

The Training Paradox: How We Rationalize a Failure to Drive Engagement

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Competition vs. Synergy.  Which is it? Does training hold production back or does it lead to increased production?  This is a common issue at nearly every company.  “We don’t have time to train our people now, we have to meet the production results.”  How often have we heard this, and said this, at our companies? […]

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