Talent Management – A Popular Catch Phrase in Human Resources These Days, and With Good Cause

In Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

By Barbara Ashton  reprinted from original EzineArticle As the economy brightens, top management is refocusing their attention on people — getting and keeping A-level talent on board to ensure their top place in the competitive marketplace. Sounds easy but any manager worth their salt knows that attracting and keeping great people is the single most important, and often the most difficult, …

Play Nice. Get Ahead Faster. 3 Easy Steps.

In Employers, Recruiting, Sustainable Leadership, Team building, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

No matter your education, ability or accomplishments if you’re not skilled at playing well with others, all your hard work and drive will be for not.   Here’s 3 common sense ways to help you to “play nice”.   Verbal and non-verbal communications. Verbal or non-verbal sarcasm or talking down to co-workers is felt not just by those you are …

Keeping Your Best at Their Best ( Why Money is NOT the Answer with all staff )

In A-Level Talent, Barbara Ashton, HIring Good People, Leadership, Management, Recruiting, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

On Money & Motivation — my colleague Peter Reek at Smart Savvy put me onto this terrific animation narrated by best-selling author Daniel Pink The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Barbara Ashton is the President of Ashton & Associates and is a senior recruitment specialist with over 30 years real-world business experience and know-how. She is contracted to recruit …

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Keeping Your Best at Their Best (Why Money is NOT the Answer)

In A-Level Talent, Barbara Ashton, HIring Good People, Leadership, Management, Recruiting, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

On money and motivation — my colleague Peter Reek at Smart Savvy put me onto this terrific animation narrated by best-selling author Daniel Pink.   It’s a great reminder for us all…         Barbara Ashton is the founder of Ashton & Associates Recruiting Inc., and is a senior recruitment specialist with over 25 years real-world business experience …

How Do Others See You?

In Leadership, Management, Sustainable Leadership, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

One of my favorite newsletters is Monday Morning Memo which is never not waiting faithfully in my inbox on yes, Monday morning.  The latest by Roy Williams is about communicating with customers using the unique ability to see things (your business) from the outside looking in. Some things to think about… The way you as a business owner see things …