Five Essential Measurements for Making the Right Hire

Effective talent management starts with hiring the right employees—those who can help a company build value and delight its customers. In fact, studies show that organizations that place emphasis on managing talent strategically and continuously are more successful. According to research by Deloitte, they are three times more likely to report highly engaged employees. Read more.
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Hiring the Right People for Your Company

Our guest is Dr. Ranjit Nair, a leadership and talent management advisor with Price Associates, speaker and author. Dr. Nair is a former HR executive who helps companies build talent strategies that are aligned to company goals. Today he tells us why hiring is more challenging than ever, and shares his tips for hiring the right fit, opportunities for improvement in the interview process, and the four necessary measurements of job benchmarking.
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Using Pulse Feedback to Lead your Team – 6 Steps For You

Feel your pulse. You know those frequent, short bursts that beat consistently? That’s what you should try to emulate when you give employee feedback. Think about it: If your heart only beat occasionally, your body would shut down. That’s similar to what can happen on a project or a team when feedback is not given at regular intervals. You probably provide formal feedback annually or quarterly, but simple feedback should be given much more often—every week or even every day. Ask how the project is going, email an informative article, or introduce your employee to help build their network. Frequent
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Enhancing Managerial Prowess in a Whole New World

Our guest is Dr. Ranjit Nair, who is a leadership, people, and talent management expert; author; and executive coach with Price Associates. Dr. Nair talks about the changing workforce, the emerging need to motivate multiple generations, and learning to manage virtual workers. He also shares what he thinks is one of the most important leadership skill—the power of empathy–and how to measure and develop it.
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Is it Time to Re-evaluate your Compensation Program?

For companies on a fiscal year calendar, it’s that time of year again: Compensation or Total Rewards planning season is upon us! Teams need to be set up; charts developed; roles defined; data gathered; vendors engaged and facts, targets, goals and financial metrics determined. The six elements of total rewards—compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, and talent development—are what collectively define your company’s strategy to attract, motivate, retain and engage employees. This is why it’s critical to keep your compensation fresh and competitive, especially with today’s shifting workplace. What was important to your Boomer employees may not be as
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