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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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Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Great Hire

Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Great Hire Use LinkedIn to Find Your Next Great Hire By Jolene Risch, founder and principal, Risch Results For recruitment agencies, LinkedIn is one of the most direct ways to connect talent with job opportunities. As of November 2014, LinkedIn reported a massive membership of over 323 million people…
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Recruiting ROI

Recruiting ROI 5 ways a recruiter helps to boost your business By Jolene Risch, founder and principal, Risch Results There are professionals working within your business, and there are professionals working to build your business. Such is the call of duty for recruiters. Recruiting firms are key to assisting businesses identify spot-on talent who will…
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How to give praise

How to give praise Employee motivation is easy to understand in theory, but it is much harder in practice. Many times bosses and managers become inundated in the day-to-day tasks and can lose sight of long-term, employee development, particularly employee motivation. This oversight, however, can cause severe structural dilemmas in the long-term. I have identified…
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Clean Cut: Job Seekers Must Keep a Professional Social Media Presence

Clean Cut: Job Seekers Must Keep a Professional Social Media Presence When organizations retain our firm to find top talent, we look for a candidate who has the best experience, skills, and potential for cultural fit. Cultural fit is key because organizations want to make sure their employees will thrive in the company’s culture. As…
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