By Esther Bleuel We live in a world where conflict is inevitable and unavoidable. It can’t be escaped, and ignoring it can cause great harm and distress. One of the biggest challenges is that most people fear having difficult conversations or “tough talks.” Why? The consequences of a conflict gone wrong may damage or actually Read More →
By Scott Harris “We were very impressed and pleased with the work your team did with the video. The results were truly amazing! We know that it took a huge effort (extra effort) on the parts of many, and we would like to honor the folks who made critical contributions with a small recognition gift. Read More →
When employees take a break at work, 92 percent of them check Facebook. OK, that statistic is made up. But the number is surely high, and what isn’t in dispute is that several well-conducted psychological studies at the University of Missouri, the University of Michigan and other institutions have found that Facebook has the potential Read More →
It’s becoming an increasingly important aspect of a company’s marketing strategy, but in my experience, many executives are uncomfortable about the idea of being thought leaders.
The ever-increasing focus on the effective management of people, especially those who are key to an organization’s success, is one of the most important developments in management in the past 15 years. Starting with a seminal McKinsey study in 1998 and the authors’ 2001 book “The War for Talent,” the field of talent management has gained much respect and attention from scholars and practitioners across industries and national boundaries.
Now is especially the time for companies to pay close attention to their human capital by implementing appropriate talent retention strategies.
Shopatron, a growing technology company based in San Luis Obispo, competes both locally and nationally to find world-class talent to drive our business forward.