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10 Questions to Ask an Outplacement Provider

By Kathleen Teehan Thinking about an Outplacement Provider is typically not top of mind for most Human Capital leaders.  Probably because it’s not pleasant to think about downsizing, employee terminations or situations that require a downward shift in headcount.  As a regional leader in this space, we’ve heard this type…

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Is Your Organization Considering an Investment in Executive Coaching?

Article by Laura Poisson   Maximizing the performance of a leadership team through executive coaching can yield significant returns for an organization.  According to a recent global survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Association Resource Centre, the mean Return on the Investment in coaching was 7 times the initial investment. It…

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5 Strategies to Minimize the Negative Impact of Employee Separations

  5 Strategies to Minimize the Negative Impact of Employee Separations   By Laura Poisson There are few things leaders must do that are more difficult than terminating someone’s employment. The key to minimizing the negative impact on the affected employee and protecting morale in the workplace is to ensure separated…

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10 Life and Leadership Lessons From the Patriots

By Ellie Eckhoff Team first – teams win together and lose together. Invest in and develop your players to bring out their best. Have one team goal and get all players working toward that goal. Inspirational leadership – put a “Brady-like” leader in front – people follow those they trust…

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Engaging Employees After A Layoff

There are few things more difficult to do than terminating someone’s employment. Employees who are treated with dignity and respect in this process, and receive the support they need, will progress in their job search with greater ease and reflect more positively on their experiences with their former employer. Remaining…

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Tips on Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption

At a recent leadership forum, ClearRock, Inc., welcomed Shane Cragun, co-author of the book Reinvention: Accelerating Results in the Age of Disruption. At the forum, co-sponsored by M2 Partners, Cragun shared extensive research on how to navigate 21st century turbulence with a simple model and process for making major change and…

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Why You Need a Personal Brand and How to Get One

By Susan Peppercorn, Senior Consultant ClearRock, Inc.   Success at work requires that we take control of our professional image.  Your personal brand or your professional reputation has a direct impact on your career; the way you are perceived is how you will be defined.  The only way of changing…

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The Importance of Mentoring

By Ellie Eckhoff | Vice President    Part of my role at ClearRock is strategic business development. Over the years I have had mentors that have helped me develop the skills to do my job effectively. As the Mentoring Marketing Chair for The Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), I have been…

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Management Walking Around More to Maintain Morale

More executives, managers and supervisors are getting out of their offices and out from behind emails and are interacting with employees where the work is being performed. They are utilizing Management By Walking Around (MBWA) as a way to be more visible, connect with employees, invite suggestions, improve morale, productivity, and employee engagement….

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Maintaining Better Workplace Trust is new Challenge

Trust in the workplace has been slowly recovering during the past few years.  Employees today are more trustful of senior management and colleagues than they have been since the start of the recession, according to surveys.  Improved trust in senior management has resulted from steps leaders have taken to cope…

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