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Andre Lavoie

Andre Lavoie

Contributor / Entrepreneur; CEO and Co-Founder, ClearCompany

Andre Lavoie is the CEO of ClearCompany, the talent-management solution that helps companies identify, hire and retain more A players. You can connect with him and the ClearCompany team on Facebook LinkedIn and Twitter.

 

Business Moving Forward

4 Ways to Make an Impact That Go Beyond Cause-Related Marketing

Remember that goosebump-inspiring news story about the "human chain" that saved a Texas woman from the floodwaters? That could be your company's "chain."
Managing Employees

Employees March to Many Different Drums. Here Are 3 Ways to Manage All of Them.

A Google investigation found that 65 percent of disengaged employees can't approach their manager with questions. Don't be that manager.
Managing Employees

Google Employees Were Hurt by That Diversity Letter. Here's How to Protect Your Own Team.

When an unforeseeable negative event occurs, employees become distracted, losing sight of their love for the company and their own hard work.
Distractions

3 Major Distractions in Your Workplace (and How to Beat Them)

Are you setting goals that are simply too ambitious? This is one of the things that can distract employees big-time.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Tips for Turning Your Entire Team Into Recruiters

The employees you value most are the ones who will be most willing to help you build the team.
talent recruitment

4 Things You're Probably Overlooking in Your Talent-Sourcing Plan

Don't know what a sourcing plan is? It's a plan for finding candidates who don't just fit your organization; they "align" with it.
Managing Teams

3 Signs That Managers, Not Employees, Are the Problem With Performance Management

When employees leave, morale drops and performance stagnates, you definitely have an "uh-oh" situation on your hands.
Employee Performance

4 Tips to Take Struggling Employees to the Top of Their Game

When an employee is performing poorly, your first question isn't so much why the problem has occurred as what you're going to do about it.
Goals

Employees Hate Those Goals the Company Sets. Here's How to Change Their Minds.

Goals that are vague, non-collaborative and unattainable may actually deserve employees' wrath.
Employee Training

4 Ways to Bring out the Ninja Warriors on Your Team

You know the popular NBC reality show? Employee training is a whole lot like that.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Signs That Job Candidates May Eventually Abuse Your Company's Employee Benefits

Is that candidate asking a few too many questions about your work-from-home and unlimited vacation policies?
Hiring Employees

4 Things to Remember When You're Recruiting Goal-Oriented Talent

Think that work-life balance, remote work opportunities and unlimited PTO are primarily what candidates are looking for? You're wrong.
Onboarding

How to Breathe New Life into Your Formal Onboarding Process

A formal process shows new hires that the company is prepared and excited to help them grow.
Inspiring Your Team

Caution! Are You Overlooking Cultural Fit in Recent Grads?

A candidate's "experience" is often secondary to his or her understanding of your company's mission and culture.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Ways to Eliminate Hiring Roadblocks and Improve Workforce Planning

Have you ever considered creating an "education center" within your company?