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October 26, 2022

What Has RainmakerThinking Been Doing These Past Few Months? Big Updates and Changes!

  It’s been very busy and eventful since RainmakerThinking and I last connected with you! With our many ongoing consulting relationships, numerous speaking engagements, trips...
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February 22, 2022

The proven basics that will make you a better manager

If you're trying to be a better manager, it's likely you're one of the nearly 90% of leaders who are undermanaging. That's not a judgment, that's just math. Undermanagement is...
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February 14, 2022

Defining careers in today's workplace

Flexible schedules. Remote positions. Temp and contract work. Careers today, especially in the case of Millennials, are a patchwork of short-term and transactional employment...
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February 07, 2022

Post-pandemic work: What each generation needs for success

If ever there was a generation-defining 'accident of history', the Covid-19 pandemic is it. Compared to other recent accidents of history--the 2008 recession, 9/11, ongoing...
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January 21, 2022

Employers: Beware the consequences of the overcommitment cycle

If you want to stop turnover and prevent people from quitting, as an employer, you must fight overcommitment syndrome within your ranks. This is the toxic cycle: When an...
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December 17, 2021

This is what makes a high-retention manager

Smart employers who want to take control of the resignation wave are dialing into their employer value proposition. What do you have to offer employees in exchange for the great...
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December 09, 2021

It's true: people are rethinking their priorities when it comes to work

Much has been said about the potential causes of the talent shortages employers are facing in 2021. But what I haven't seen many people saying is what seems obvious to us and...
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October 27, 2021

Finding fit when hiring or promoting from within

If you want to improve your hiring, retention, and talent development efforts, you've got to think about fit. The number one cause of success or failure in a new hire or...
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October 18, 2021

3 tools to help identify hidden talent in your organization

Employers everywhere are scrambling to adjust to the talent shortages they are facing in 2021. Some are realizing the solution to filling open positions is to tap the incredible...
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October 12, 2021

How to identify the right people for talent development

When we go in to help organizations make the most of their available talent, one of the first things we do is identify the right people for development opportunities. These are...
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September 24, 2021

Every manager is a Chief Retention Officer

When people leave their jobs voluntarily it is almost always--at least in part--directly attributable to their relationship (or lack thereof) with their immediate leader,...
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September 17, 2021

How to structure new employee on-boarding for day one, week one, and the first three months

New hires almost always walk in the door with a spark of excitement. The question is: do you pour water on that spark, or gasoline? If you want to ignite the spark, focus on...
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