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Ask the Right Questions, Get the Right Answers

Ask the Right Questions, Get the Right Answers By Jolene Risch One of my clients recently said, “I can tell in the first 15 minutes if a person is right for the job.” I completely disagree. Not connecting with a candidate in the first few minutes doesn’t mean he or she isn’t right for the…
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Risch Results Receives National Certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:     Jolene Risch, 972-839-9447, jolenerisch@www.rischresults.com Dallas, Texas – January 18, 2016 – Risch Results, a business specializing in management and executive recruiting, received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Southwest Certification Committee, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). WBENC’s national standard of certification…
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Showcase Company Values through Cause-related Support

Showcase Company Values throughCause-related Support By Jolene Risch As a society, we battle prejudice and discrimination based on race, sexual orientation, age, and religion on a daily basis. We are reminded of our humanity through social causes, the arts, museums, historical points of interest, and each other. To thrive as a business community, it is…
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What Managers Can Learn from My Recent Hire

What Managers Can Learn from My Recent Hire By Jolene Risch I’ve written about strategies for getting the best out of employees, from issuing tough love in the workplace to looking beyond the black and white of a resume to discover skills that aren’t obvious at first glance. Taking a more macro approach, let’s talk…
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Natural Talents

Natural Talents Are Managers Working too hard to put a Square Peg in a Round Hole? By Jolene Risch My sons and I recently took a trip to Grand Canyon and Southern Utah. During our adventure, we visited Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. Now, I’ve seen lush forests and majestic mountains, witnessed…
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Incredible Generosity Makes a Significant Difference in North Texas

Incredible Generosity Makes a SignificantDifference in North Texas September was a banner month for philanthropy, with North Texas continuing to be a standard bearer in volunteerism and fundraising. The 14th annual Freedom Day was Dallas’ largest 9/11 commemorative service event, with almost 1,000 volunteers serving more than 5,000 hours to support veterans organizations Equest Hooves…
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Giving Back to the Community Is Well Received among Job Candidates

Giving Back to the Community Is Well Received among Job Candidates By Catherine Cuellar, Director of EFNT and Jolene Risch  Risch Results Community Involvement 9.3.15 If employee retention is an employer’s goal, then engagement must be part of the business mission. When companies embark on talent acquisition efforts, they often overlook the value of publicizing their organization’s role…
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Tough Love in the Workplace

Tough Love in the Workplace Risch Results Blog 5: Tough Love in the Workplace V3, 5.14.15 People around the nation applauded when a Baltimore mother was caught on video publically slapping her son, who she caught rioting and hurling rocks at police officers during the city-wide unrest last month. The act sent not only a…
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Effective Onboarding Boosts Employee Retention

Effective Onboarding Boosts Employee Retention By Jolene Risch and Adrienne Bommarito When you walk into a networking event and see someone you know, there’s a sense of comfort and familiarity. That feeling is the same one new employees covet, even from day one on the job. Ensuring new employees feel like they’re part of the…
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The Jagged Resume

The Jagged Resume By Jolene Risch, founder and principal, Risch Results Recruitment firms have the challenge of matching talent with organizational need, which typically begins by searching for the diamond in a pile of candidates. The process can be long and arduous, and it always begins with reading resumes, which fall into one of three…
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