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December 6, 2021 by
It has been a red-hot question in the marketplace for quite a while now. How can employers win the ongoing war for talent? Unfortunately, there is no perfect answer. But there are strategies organizations can incorporate to fill positions and keep people working for them. Spoiler alert: Change is involved. It takes more energy but hiring today needs to look different than in the past.
November 15, 2021 by
We are all (painfully) aware of the difficulties of trying to attract and retain top talent these days. Signing bonuses, unlimited PTO, and flexible schedules are different ways employers are wooing talent to come aboard. But have you considered tapping into unutilized job skills of your existing employees?
June 2, 2021 by
After the Offer: How to Negotiate Your Compensation Package - Salary negotiation is an art. And, just like painting a masterpiece, there are proven techniques you can use to get the results you want. Executive Agenda Group Chairs Bob Puissant and Debbie Rudan are back to offer their tips for successful negotiating. You can read their advice in this blog post now.
May 7, 2021 by
Debbie Rudan and Bob Puissant, two of Executive Agenda’s Executive Mentors, again joined to explain the best way to prepare for an interview, questions you should be prepared to answer and how to make a great impression. You can read their advice in this blog post today.
May 4, 2021 by
By definition, a team is a “group of people who come together to achieve a common goal.” The idea of coming together inspires thoughts of people working side by side, smiling and laughing, engaged in harmonious work. At first glance, it might seem that conflict has no place in a successful team environment, but that’s simply not true.
April 27, 2021 by
In his book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, Patrick Lencioni examines why effective teams are so rare and provides specific recommendations for eliminating barriers that lead to dysfunctional teams. Lencioni's work outlines the causes of team dysfunctionality and what can be done to overcome each one.
February 4, 2021 by
No matter what industry you are in, the events of 2020 impacted your business and your workforce. 2020 unlocked changes many companies had been considering for a long time, forced rapid business transformation, and challenged cultural norms that once seemed unshakable.
January 8, 2021 by
What a year it has been! Executive Agenda, including our talented Executive Mentors and inspirational members, started 2020 motivated and ready to head into a year filled with opportunity. Collectively, we were planning for success and felt ready to make it happen.
November 16, 2020 by
Teaching smart people how to learn starts with challenging any preconceived notions about the nature of the problems they currently face and their go-to methods for solving them. This may require pulling down any defensiveness that blocks them and then getting them to think in a different way that allows deeper learning and better solutions. This blog post explains how Executive Agenda works to resolve this learning dilemma.
October 26, 2020 by
Finding a job in the middle of a pandemic is hard, and for those over 50, it can feel daunting. But it doesn’t have to be. In this blog post, Executive Mentors Debbie Rudan and Bob Puissant come together to share their best tips and strategies for finding a new job after 50.