Category: Leadership

For the HR executive.

Do New Hires Have to Have Leadership Qualities?

According to research conducted by Gallup, only 1 in 10 people possess the talent to manage others, and companies fail to choose the right candidate for managerial and leadership roles 82% of the time. This means most organizations still have a long way to go when selecting their leaders and management staff.

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How to Prepare Employees for Leadership Roles

How do you help your new managers succeed? The last thing you want is for a new leader to fail and let down other employees. Clearly, that situation is no good for anyone. But not all employees who take on leadership roles are prepared for what that means. Even for people who excelled in their […]

What Women Leaders Need to Know to Advance their Careers

The world of business is changing rapidly, and according to Ellevest cofounder Sallie Krawcheck, “It’s changing in ways that make us women more valuable assets to our companies. Women do bring different strengths … that are good for business.”

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Rebel Against Business Norms to Build Employee Engagement

Companies are innovating and changing at a rate previously unimagined. Product lifecycles are shorter, links between manufacturing and the customer are closer, and the demands for process improvement and process change have never been greater. Business leaders have never needed their staff on their side more than they do now.

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Technology Gender Gap: Report Finds Only 10% of Tech Executives are Female

A new report—recently released Entelo, a recruiting automation platform that modernizes hiring—found staggering gaps between the numbers and roles of women in tech vs. men, gaps that were consistent across the country. Further, the data showed a 50% drop in representation from women when comparing entry-level to executive roles within the technology industry.

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3 Ways to Prepare Millennials for Leadership Positions

We’re in the middle of a substantial workforce gap. As Baby Boomers and Gen Xers proceed into retirement, Millennials are taking over as the largest portion of the U.S. workforce, according to Pew Research—leaving a huge gap to fill in terms of leadership.

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3 Qualities of Effective Leadership in the Modern Workplace

The concepts and values of leadership have evolved over the years. While the ideas of “Be loyal to your employer and do what you are told,” “Get people to follow you,” or “Climb your way to the top” used to be the standard mode of operation, times have changed. The workforce today is not interested […]

What Are Virtual Leadership Skills?

Do you employ virtual teams? What actions has the organization taken to ensure that the leaders of these teams have the skills and tools they need to be effective?