Author - Kristen Harcourt

New Hire Checklist: Tips for Onboarding New Employees

Are you doing everything (reasonably) possible to ensure the new hires you’ve spent time and money finding are going to stick around and become productive? Do you have a structured process for...

Creating Effective Leaders in the Workplace [Video]

What are the traits of an effective leader in today’s organization? What do they need to truly drive performance in the workplace? And what can organizations do to attract, retain and develop those...

HR Turns to Content Marketing to Attract Talent

There she is: your ideal candidate. The right experience, the right attitude, she’s got the behavioral profile to succeed in the role and is a strong match for your culture. Now, how do you get her...

The Top Recruiting Channels for 2016

Which channels are most companies using to attract talent? And, more importantly, which of those channels are providing them with the best candidates?

Survey Reveals the Traits of an Effective Leader

Leadership has a huge effect on every aspect of a company’s operations. One of the big areas it affects is the ability to attract talent. A-level talent wants to work at companies with strong...

Why New Grads Are Disappointing Employers

Are colleges and universities cranking out graduates who aren't ready for the workforce? That seems to be the case based on a wealth of research. This isn't meant to be another one of those...

A Talent Management Plan for the Digital Age

The digital age is changing the way that we manage talent. I don’t think there’s anyone in HR or recruiting today who would disagree with that statement and there’s more and more evidence that...

Why Sales People are the #2 Hardest Role to Hire

Are you having trouble hiring a sales person? If so, you're not alone. According to research from ManpowerGroup, sales representative is the second hardest role to fill globally. That's up from...

Managers with a Growth Mindset are Better Coaches

Have you ever wondered why some managers are better coaches than others? It might not have anything to do with their skills or training. Research suggests that they might not believe people can grow...

How to Measure a Leadership Development Program

Countless studies and good old common sense tell us that good succession planning is critical to long-term company success. Despite that, very few companies seem to have much of a sense of whether or...

Is Your Boss a Psychopath?

Do you sometimes wonder if your boss, or another executive at your company, is a sociopath? Do their actions in the office remind you of the suave serial killers from film and TV? It’s quite possible...

How HR can sell ideas to the C-Suite

If you’re like most HR professionals I know, your problem is not how to be innovative. You and your team probably come up with amazing ideas on a regular basis; ideas that will really make a...

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