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5 Essential Characteristics of Great Managers

  • January 19, 2015
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On the topic of management, a very popular question on Quora asks about the key characteristics of a great manager. Having interviewed and surveyed several dozen managers at Inc. 5000 companies this past year, we have looked at considerable data on the most critical managerial traits in high performance environments. Before you can be a great […]

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3 Reasons Why Your Top Talent Is Leaving and What You Can Do About It

  • October 02, 2014
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Retaining top talent is always difficult. Suitable pay and benefits are just table stakes. Companies need to think clearly about what keeps employees engaged and excited to stay. Today, there is still considerable confusion about why top employees even leave their jobs. An article written by Leigh Branham (talent management consultant) points out the disconnect […]

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5 Employee Engagement Tips to Help Your Company Thrive

  • August 12, 2014

A shocking 70% of Americans who work full-time say they are not engaged and the number of engaged employees worldwide is even lower (13% of employees worldwide are engaged). Clearly, effective employee engagement is something employers need to keep working on if they want productive, happy employees who will be motivated to contribute their best. […]

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What Success at Work Means

  • July 10, 2014
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Success takes on a different meaning for everyone, but its definition is what gives us purpose as individuals or as a business. In order to be successful, we must first define what it means to us. In this piece, we wanted to discuss what success at work looks like to us at TalentCove. Making Progress […]

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Creating Winning Teams and Companies — Best of the Web #1

  • June 26, 2014
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Our efforts at TalentCove are influenced by lots of great writing and research on individual success and happiness at work, building company cultures that inspire, and the importance of praise, gratitude, support and teamwork in unleashing individual and team potential. In an effort to offer our best insights and tips on these topics, we’ll be […]

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