Entrepreneur; CEO and Co-Founder, ClearCompany
Andre Lavoie is the CEO of
, the first talent-alignment platform that aims to bridge the gap between talent management and business strategy by contextualizing employees’ work around a company’s vision and goals.
Valentine's Day is coming. How loving do your new employees feel toward your organization?
New hires are failing, in record numbers. How do you keep this from happening to you?
Something weirdly funny is going on with some employers. Are you one of them?
Motivation and Retention
Just because someone has been with a company 15 years doesn't mean he or she automatically deserves a promotion.
On average, a new hire costs a company $4,000. The cost is far higher when the employee doesn't work out.
Employees care more about their peers' approval than their managers'. How can you use this to your company's advantage?
Forget ordinary bonus checks. How about concierge services? Gym memberships? Or a choice of benefits?
What embarrassing things did Urban Outfitters, Walmart and the U.N. do that you should not?
Just because a candidate isn't right for one position doesn't mean the company should erase him or her from its future talent pool.
Work From Home
Show your team members that you trust them and give them some extra time each day to do whatever they want.
From having a great reputation as a director, eliminating the wage gap and avoiding divas -- the movie industry is ripe with case studies.
Keep good people for the long term by helping them on their career paths, offering profit sharing and promoting from within.
Control What You Can
The suck-up. The gossip. The underachiever. Every office has one or all of these types. Here are ways to turn them around.
It's time to change how we evaluate performance. Try implementing these practices right away.
If you're having trouble finding and keeping quality employees, maybe it's time to take a closer look at where your applicants are coming from.
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