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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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CTD Principals to Speak at SHRM Conference

Brenda Hampel and Erika Lamont, Managing Directors at Connect the Dots Consulting, have been selected to speak at the Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues annual...

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The Manager’s 3-Part Guide to Building a Performance-Based Team

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The Manager’s 3-Part Guide to Building a Performance-Based Team

Whether you’re a new manager, a manager new to your organization, or a manager trying to get better employee performance results, building a performance-based team should be among your top priorities.

A performance-based team not only gets things done, but it also has objectives that are consistent with...

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Quiz: Are You an HR Business Partner?

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Quiz: Are You an HR Business Partner?

A longstanding complaint of HR managers is that senior leaders view them as transactional administrators, not key business partners.

Sometimes, however, it can be hard to tell where you stand. Fortunately, we have this simple, five-question quiz that will help clear it up for you.

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Connect the Dots is Growing

Connect the Dots, a leading boutique management-consulting firm specializing in onboarding, leadership coaching and team effectiveness, is looking to add experienced consultants to our team. Our growth strategy includes increasing our footprint in key markets by adding consultants who are established in those markets.

Our firm has experienced significant growth through our work with a sophisticated slate of Fortune 500, multi-industry clients. We take...

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