It’s Friday again, only 21 more sleep ’til Christmas and time for 3 Good Reads. IN LEADERSHIP 9 Reason Organizations Don’t Train Their Leaders. Kevin Eikenberry writes about “some of the reasons I have heard, and more accurately the reasons that are unspoken, as to why so many provide so little to support the development […]Read more "3 GOOD READS – FRI.DEC.5"
CIO’s Sharon Florentine writes that a “A whopping 93 percent of the 1,855 recruiting pros surveyed in Jobvite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Survey use or plan to use social media in their recruiting efforts” because it produces higher quality candidates. The article outline how to use social media to: Evaluate Cultural Fit Evangelize Your Business, Mission, […]Read more "3 Ways to Use Social Media to Recruit Better Tech Talent"
The following data from a recent Globe & Mail article shows progress but very slow progress in the number of women on Canadian Boards. There are a staggering percentage of companies – specifically in industries like energy, materials, and consumer discretionary – without a single women in a board seat. The consumer discretionary numbers baffle […]Read more "Women on Boards: How Canadian Industries Stack Up"
Great Infographic on Workplace Trust that I found on Entrepreneur.com that was developed by UNUM. In another Trust article on Entrepreneur, the author outlines the 10 steps to Multiply Trust In Your Organization, The ten steps should come as no surprise. 1. Involve people in the decisions affecting them. 2. Pay close attention to Relationships. 3. […]Read more "Building Workplace Trust"
Canadian Business Magazine recently published their 2014 CEO of the Year Issue. There is a great leadership lesson to be learned in each profile of this year’s top CEOs. 1. If It Is Not Worth Doing Well, It Is Not Worth Doing National Bank of Canada’s Louis Vachon talks about giving up practicing Kendo (a […]Read more "Top CEOs of 2014 – Leadership Lessons"
Happy Friday Everyone. Welcome to the first installment of 3 Good Reads where we will pick (you guessed it) three things worth reading this week. In Leadership: 1. Top Companies for Developing Leaders Share These 5 Leadership Traits. Caroline Ceniza-Levine summarizes what the 2014 winners of Aon Hewitt’s “Top Companies For Leaders” all have in common. Read […]Read more "3 Good Reads"
In a recent HBR article, Jack Zenger & Joseph Folkman write about why middle managers are so unhappy. No one should really be surprised with their Top 5. 5. They don’t feel valued or appreciated. 4. They feel they are treated unfairly compared with others. 3. Their work lacks meaning and purpose. 2. They see no career […]Read more "Top 5 Reasons Middle Managers are So Unhappy"