Tony Delmercado

Tony Delmercado

Guest Writer / COO, Hawke Media

Tony Delmercado is the COO at Hawke Media and the founder of 1099.me.

Perks

3 Misconceptions That Are Killing Your Recruiting Efforts

Doggie daycare and other perks are fun, but they aren't the last word in recruitment -- people are.
Business Moving Forward

Under Review: Rethinking the Employee-Evaluation Process

If your company does employee reviews on a quarterly basis, you're going to need help keeping track of all those moving parts.
Networking

4 Ways to Build Business Relationships With Knowledge-Sharing

Creating a network of smart, ambitious people to share knowledge with is one of the best things you can do for your business.
Business Moving Forward

How to Ensure Terminations Don't Negatively Impact Remaining Team Members

If you overvalue meritocracy, deliverables and performance, you risk having superstars who are also "culture villains."
Managing Employees

Have You Outgrown Employee Management? Here's How to Let Go.

Uber's Travis Kalanick just announced he's looking for a second-in-command. Shame he didn't do that before, um, you know . . .
Inspiring Your Team

4 Ways to Overcome the Unique Challenges a Low Unemployment Rate Poses

Joblessness is at its lowest point since the Great Recession of 2008. For job seekers, this kind of climate creates a "buyer's market," allowing them to be more selective. Candidates want compelling r...
Take It From The Pros

3 Ways to Increase Client Retention Through Transparency

"Transparency" is no longer a buzzword -- it's a real necessity in today's business world. Here's how to make sure you're exercising it.
Corporate Social Responsibility

3 Tips for Making Social Responsibility a Priority at Your Startup

Learning to seek profits in an ethical manner will not only help the world at large; it will help your bottom line.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Key Steps to Expand Your Culture to New Cities

You don't have to cross your fingers, hoping to stumble upon people who are good cultural fits as you expand. Follow these steps instead.
Inspiring Your Team

How to Attract and Keep Top Talent in 2017

The companies that have a hard time attracting top talent are those that can't differentiate themselves in the market. Don't let this be you.
podcasting

3 Ways to Incorporate Key Stakeholders Into Your Podcasts (and Benefit From It)

Cold-calling potential clients with "Would you like to be on my podcast?" is much more amicable than "Let me tell you about our services."
Inspiring Your Team

Nervous About the New DOL Overtime Rules? 4 Steps to Implement Cultural Change

With the new Department of Labor overtime regulations looming, businesses might want to try these four tactics to preserve their company culture.
Inspiring Your Team

How to Keep Your Culture Intact When You Expand to Another City

Replicating your headquarters' desirable vibe means, first and foremost, hiring great people who will help you stay cool.
Inspiring Your Team

3 Ways to Use Company Culture to Strengthen Your Marketing

With company culture mattering so much, it's essential to ensure your marketing also aligns. But how exactly do you do that?
Inspiring Your Team

Which Came First: Culture or Growth? Hopefully, It's Culture

Before you scale your company align it with your core beliefs and business objectives. Now you're prepared to correct missteps.
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