Hiring the best talent is a massive and never-ending challenge. It's hard to hire your first employee, it's hard to hire your 50th employee, and it's still hard to hire your 500th employee. If you're starting
I remember it like it was yesterday. Fourteen years ago, a former CEO I reported to stuck this little dagger into me: "Marcel, I hate to say it, but you're just not a culture fit for this company." Ouch.
These days, it seems like everywhere you look, there's a story about an organization's toxic culture: In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie's former aides are sentenced to prison for their Bridgegate
Your product or service should never come first. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. This article is included in Entrepreneur Voices on Company Culture, a new book containing
Don't just tell employees why training is important -- show them: Use hands-on learning that connects your content to real-world business situations. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are
We all understand how important it is to have a strong culture in a strong work environment. Yet sometimes company culture can be hard to define, and even harder to influence. Spend a few days at any and
Conduct enough job interviews and it feels like some of the candidates have tried to "hack" the most common interview questions. Their answers seem a little too polished, a little too rehearsed, and a
What's Behind Door #2 Of all the things that I look for in people when hiring--for the matter in anyone I choose to build a relationship with--there is one that is without doubt the most important. It
One of the most important and inevitable obstacles any company faces multiple times throughout its life cycle is the need for change. Organizational transformation requires empowerment and participation
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Recognizing tomorrow’s leaders today is vital for your company’s long-term success. Here’s the only checklist you need. An organization needs to put a structured plan in place for leadership continuity.
Fortune quoted Andy Campion, Nike's chief financial officer: "What's fascinating about [Parker's] use of questions is that it leaves other leaders empowered to find the answers themselves and act on them."
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. According to Gallup, 50 percent of people who leave a job do so because they want to “get away from their manager." Ouch. But when you dig
Shy, retiring, socially inept -- these are some of the stereotypes that plague introverts. If you are looking to promote someone in your office, don't let a reserved demeanor take someone out of the running.
You’ve definitely heard of cognitive bias by now, but you might still be surprised how deep it can run. You probably don’t need a reminder of how much bad hires can hurt–but here’s one anyway: Some research
Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews
That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones. Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to about
Performance feedback is something everyone gets nervous about — leaders and team members alike. Often, this is because leaders don’t communicate well enough or put enough time or energy into making the
Before founding my company, I got to witness firsthand the leadership styles of many former executives at previous companies. You name it, I saw it -- bravado and swagger, power and prestige, bullyism
People often debate what makes a better leader: the no-nonsense, results-focused type or the motivational, people-focused type. New research has provided the answer -- neither. James Zenger surveyed over
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The most appealing companies to work for across all business sectors are those that have a strong "promote-from-within" culture. The ability