The Law of Startups Podcast: Joe Wallin and Michael Schneider chat with Shannon Swift, the CEO and Founder of Swift HR Solutions.

http://www.thelawofstartups.com/podcast/2017/4/26/episode-103-shannon-swift

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Five Top Benefits of Gratitude in Business

Gratitude Challenges are popular year-round, and especially during the month of November, when we celebrate our national Thanksgiving holiday. It can be tempting to gloss over or ignore the far-reaching benefits of gratitude when you're focused on making your numbers and planning for next year's growth. However, from brain ... Continue Reading »

4 common mistakes companies make in leadership development

Leadership is the biggest talent issue today, according to a survey from Deloitte.

The survey revealed that only 13 percent of companies do an excellent job of developing leaders at all levels. Advancement opportunities ... Continue Reading »

Escape Velocity and Micromanagement

Escape Velocity and Micromanagement by Delise Crimmins

One of the biggest complaints I hear employees cite about managers is that they over manage an employee's tasks, or micromanage. When I hear that concern, I immediately ask what the manager is doing to make an employee feel micromanaged. Most managers who are accused of this ... Continue Reading »

Top 10 Things Every Startup CEO Needs to Know About HR

Top 10 Things Every Startup CEO Needs to Know About HR

by Shannon Swift, Founder/CEO of Swift HR Solutions

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A Simple Math Formula to Increase Employee Engagement

A Simple Math Formula to Increase Employee Engagement By Delise Crimmins Partner, Redline Leadership Associates Author of SwiftLeadership™-in-a-Box

They say most problems in life can be solved through some form of mathematical equation. Being an organizational development executive, I have found that difficult to grasp ... Continue Reading »

How Fear is the Enemy of Creativity

How Fear is the Enemy of Creativity

by Delise Crimmins

Fear, not the kind where you fear for your life, but the kind of fear that makes you afraid you are going to say something stupid. The kind of fear that makes you self conscious and makes your heart beat a little too fast. That kind of fear is abundant in schools and businesses, ... Continue Reading »

Stop Recruiting, Start Connecting

 

Stop Recruiting, Start Connecting

Software engineers want to talk with their fellow professionals about job opportunities, not run the HR gauntlet.

 

Recruiting for software engineers and other in-demand positions gives everyone the willies. Engineers suffer from spam, recruiters ... Continue Reading »

Startup Executives May Not Focus On HR, but It Plays Important Role

Startup Executives May Not Focus On HR, but It Plays Important Role July 17, 2014 11:23 p.m. ET

Two words can make a startup executive's eyes glaze over faster than any others: human resources.

Yet startups in particular need to be prepared for personnel crises that ... Continue Reading »

In Seattle, Demand for Tech Workers is Insatiable

What's New This Quarter

Here's an amazing stat: Amazon recently hired 12,800 employees bringing its headcount up to 109,800, compared with 81,400 a year ago. That means the company employs more people worldwide than Continue Reading »

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