Employee Engagement Starts by Hiring “A” Players.

Gayle Watson, V.P. Of People Ink answers questions about employee engagement and organizational culture. Employee Engagement and Management Practices. Question: Lately I’ve been reading about employee engagement at work and strategies to help promote employee engagement. To me some employees seem more motivated about doing a good job and it’s not really a management issue. Do you think an engaged workforce is up to management or is it that some people are just more engaged … Continue reading →

Interview Strategy-Your Quest to Attract Top Talent

Hire the Best People with a Values-Based Interview Strategy By: Ann Rhoades, author of Built on Values: Creating an Enviable Culture that Outperforms the Competition (Jossey-Bass, 2011.) In your quest to attract top talent, are you hiring too many people who are just average? Why not let your best people help you select candidates who are a better fit for your corporate culture? Getting your best people – your A Players – involved in the hiring process … Continue reading →

The Hiring Model for Values Based Cultures and Organizations

Values Based Leadership Involves Recruiting and Hiring “A” Players
One of the most important things you can do to create and sustain a values-centric culture, is develop a system for recruiting and hiring A players who mirror your values. What are A players? They are people who authentically live your company’s values daily. They can be anyone at any level of the organization. They are people who are dedicated and successful in their jobs and care about getting things done right. Obviously those are the kinds of people you want on your team.

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