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Your Favorite Posts of the Year

Kristen Harcourt Jun 14, 2016 6:30:00 AM

Fair_Ribbons.jpgAs we approach the middle of the year, I thought I’d use one of our blog posts to thank you for reading and sharing our blog. I'm always interested to see which posts interest you. Sometimes I guessed a post would be popular, sometimes they catch me by surprise.

These are the five posts that you and other subscribers read and shared the most this year and hit on the topics that are on your mind.

I want to thank you for taking the time to read our blog. We try really hard to always publish information that we think will be useful to you and it means a lot that you like it. If there’s a topic that you’d like us to write about you can send me an email, or leave a suggestion in the comments section.

And now, here are your favorite blog posts from the year so far:

Survey Reveals the Traits of an Effective Leader – from our 2016 McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey, this post highlights what HR thinks of the current state of leadership.

Why New Grads Are Disappointing Employers –  this post contrasts the skills employers are looking for in new grads and what they’re actually getting, and then suggests what schools should be measuring students on.

New Hire Checklist: Tips for Onboarding New Employees – taken from our Ultimate Guide to Employee Onboarding, this checklist has nearly 40 tips for making your new hires feel welcome and getting them to full productivity faster.

Is Your Boss a Psychopath, a Sociopath, or Just a Little Lacking in EQ? – have you ever wondered if your boss is a psychopath? A sociopath? Or maybe just lacking some social skills? Apparently a lot of you were and here’s how to tell.

The Top Recruiting Channels for 2016 – another one taken from the pages of our 2016 McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey, this posts shows you which channels companies are using the most, and which ones deliver the best candidates. You tell me why they don’t match.

Thanks again for reading our blog. I’m looking forward to sharing more great ideas in the second half of the year. I hope you’ll tell me what you think of the topics we explore in the comments section of each post. And don’t forget, if there’s a topic that you’re hoping we’ll explore, please let me know.

Photo courtesy of Flickr CC and Arienne McCracken


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Topics: Employee Engagement, Recruitment, Productivity, Leadership development, Employee retention, Team Building, Coaching and Development

Kristen Harcourt

Written by Kristen Harcourt

Kristen Harcourt is a highly trusted, creative and collaborative advisor who is passionate about people. She really enjoys helping companies make the right people decisions to achieve long term productivity.