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A Diagnostic Toolkit for Solving Employee Performance Problems Early On

 

A Diagnostic Toolkit for Solving Employee Performance Problems Early On

As a leader, you’re going to run into employee performance problems. They’re inevitable and unavoidable. But they are addressable and often solvable. It’s important to address them quickly and effectively, so that the consequences of the performance problems are minimized for employees, your team, your department, and/or your...

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5 Keys for Creating a Fortune 500-Style Mentoring Program

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5 Keys for Creating a Fortune 500-Style Mentoring Program

Surveys show that 70-75 percent of Fortune 500 companies have dedicated mentoring programs. It’s easy to see why so many do. Successful mentoring programs have many powerful benefits for employers, including:

  • Reduced turnover and recruiting costs. Both mentees and mentors are about 20...

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Gulf Coast Symposium on HR in Houston Texas - Feedback Report

Stand Out or Fall Flat: Many HR Professionals Seek Onboarding Improvements to Increase Productivity and Engagement

Based on feedback Erika Lamont, Managing Director, Connect the Dots received from her presentation at the annual Gulf Coast Symposium on HR in Houston Texas, we find again that onboarding effectiveness and a...

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10 Questions You Should Ask New Employees

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10 Questions You Should Ask New Employees

Are you taking advantage of the highly valuable intelligence that new employees can give you about the candidate and onboarding experiences you’re providing?

You should be. Their insights enable you to improve candidate and onboarding experiences, helping:

  • Reduce time to hire
  • Reduce cost per hire
  • ...

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Does your onboarding program have what it takes to connect with new hires?

Time to Disrupt Onboarding: Many HR Professionals Seek Onboarding Improvements to Increase Retention and Engagement

Based on feedback Brenda Hampel, Managing Director, Connect the Dots received in her May 3, 2017 presentation to the TMHRA Conference in Austin, TX, many organizations continue to look for effective ways to ensure their onboarding practices meet the expectations and needs of new employees....

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CTD Managing Director Brenda Hampel to Speak at the Texas Municipal Human Resource Association Annual Conference

Brenda Hampel will be speaking at the May 3-5th TMHRA Conference in Austin Texas. The topic will be: Disrupt Your On-boarding: What Your New Hires Expect

Here is a summary of the presention:

Your new talent is seeking, expecting, and needing more from their first weeks on the job. This session will help you identify what’s...

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LEADERSHIP PRESENCE: Event Follow-Up

Our, Building a Credible, Confident, and Powerful Leadership Presence, networking event was a great success!  This is clearly a topic that leaders are interested in learning more about.

Examples of the feedback we heard after the event include:

  • “We send perceptible signals about our self-confidence”
  • “Executive presence is not just about one thing, it’s your gravitas, appearance and content”
  • “The 9...

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How to Customize Onboarding for Promoted Employees and Rising Stars

How to Customize Onboarding for Promoted Employees and Rising Stars

The best onboarding programs combine general best practices with practices that are customized for the individual needs of the particular...

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LEADERSHIP PRESENCE: Building a Credible, Confident, and Powerful Presence

Happening: Thursday, April 13th, 2017 8:00am EST

Connect the Dots Managing Directors Brenda Hampel And Erika Lamont invite you to join us for a networking event about how leaders can develop their personal leadership presence to support both personal and professional goals.

Learn the...

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Answering 6 of the Most Critical Questions About Employee Onboarding

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Answering 6 of the Most Critical Questions About Employee Onboarding

Onboarding should be a rather easy process. Unfortunately, shocking numbers of organizations foul it up. The result: employee performance problems. According to 2016 Brandon Hall Group research, 72% of organizations are either only somewhat or not at all satisfied...

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