Question of the Month: How will you handle the extra workload during the holiday season?

We’re one month away from the final quarter of 2015, and with that, it’s time to plan for the increased workload during the holiday season. Whether you’re expecting a boost in sales or an increase in employees using vacation days, it’s important to know how you will maintain a high level of productivity and customer […]

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Why Employers Can’t Afford to Ignore the Skills Gap

You hear it every day: businesses can’t find qualified workers, yet workers can’t find jobs. It sounds like an oxymoron, but the “skills gap” is real and growing at an alarming rate. According to Fortune magazine, there is likely to be a shortage of about 40 million high-skilled workers and 45 million medium-skilled workers by […]

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Peak Performer’s Life: K.I.S.S.

This week on Peak Performer’s Life, Walter Bond continues his series on focus by reminding us to K.I.S.S. According to Walter: “One thing I’ve learned about focused people—they keep it simple.  ” Check out Walter’s inspirational message below: Do you struggle with keeping it simple? How does keeping it simple—or not— affect your focus? Let […]

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3 Important Skills You Learn by Being Active in Your Professional Organizations

An important part of building a successful career is developing relationships with other professionals within your industry. According to the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), which supports a broad range of trade and professional associations, there are more than 92,000 recognized trade and professional associations in the United States alone, a number that has […]

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Results Are In: How Do You Find Talent to Fill Highly Skilled Positions?

In July, we asked our readers how they find talent to fill highly skilled positions, and the results revealed that employers don’t have one overwhelming way of finding top performers. According to the results: 22% said they use employee referrals 20% outsource to an HR services or staffing firm 20% network through professional organizations and […]

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