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Hiring
August 6, 2017

Execs and Boards: 10 Questions to Align the Business Strategy with Your HR Strategy

Driving Acquisition and Retention of Top Talent In a study of the top risks for 2017, over 700 participating C-level executives and directors rated succession challenges and the inability to attract and retain top talent as the sixth-highest risk. Holding its position as a near top-five issue consistent with surveys…
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Compliance
May 3, 2017

Business Should Stay Vigilant About Contractor Vs. Employee Classifications

LeClairRyan’s Betsy Davis warns Trump administration’s pro-business stance doesn’t change things During the Obama administration’s two terms, businesses that misclassified employees as independent contractors were targeted by federal investigators. The recently elected Trump administration appears to be friendlier to commercial enterprises, but companies that supplement workforces with independent contractors should…
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Leadership and career
December 15, 2015

To Retain Your Top Employees, Do These 4 Things Right Now

What’s the use of constructing a top-notch team if your next construction project involves installing a revolving door on your company? I’m referring to the cycle of hiring – and then losing – top people. Watching a rock star employee walk out the door is heart breaking and (let’s admit…
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Uncategorized
November 6, 2015

Retaining Top Talent

By: Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search Because the cost of losing top talent is high, so is the incentive to retain your star performers. But when competitors are attempting to poach the best of your team, you may find yourself exploring options for keeping people on board -- from…
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October 14, 2015

Negotiating Before You Accept an Offer

By: Taunee Besson Q: I just got the job offer of my dreams, except for one thing. The compensation seems very low in view of the position's responsibilities and my prior experience. I would like to ask for a better compensation package, but I'm afraid I will lose the job…
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Uncategorized
May 29, 2015

Timely Payment Of FLSA Wages Is Essential

By: John Thompson Employers just got a reminder from the U.S. Court of Federal Claims that the minimum wages and overtime compensation required by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act are to be paid on time. Failing to remit these amounts on the next regular payday after they can be…
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Uncategorized
March 9, 2015

Getting the Upper Hand in Salary Discussions

By: Taunee Besson Q: "When discussing salary during a job interview, how do I avoid giving a specific dollar amount before my potential employer does? I don't want to seem difficult, but I don't want to lock myself into a lower salary range than the company had intended." A: The…
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Uncategorized
January 26, 2015

Show Me the Money!

By: Taunee Besson Q: While the economy is in the pits, my company is having a record year and is sitting on a mountain of cash.  Yet we employees are not getting a share of this largess.  Shouldn't we be rewarded for our exceptional effort in a tough market?  Actually,…
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Uncategorized
January 23, 2015

The Connection Between Compensation and Profits

By: Maurice Gilbert, Managing Partner of Conselium Executive Search Because the cost of losing top talent is high, so too is the incentive to retain those star performers.  And when competitors are attempting to poach the best of your team, you may find yourself exploring many options for keeping staff on board,…
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November 24, 2014

Counteroffers: Are They Benefit or Detriment?

By: Taunee Besson Have you ever been approached by your current company with a counteroffer to keep you from jumping ship? What did you do? Take the money and be glad to get it? Wonder why you had to "leave" to generate some financial appreciation? Counteroffers are mixed blessings. While…
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