Talent Recruitment Leadership Blog

ShaeWellness VP of Education, Dr. Cam McDonald

By Max Hansen | July 31, 2023

Dr. Cam McDonald is a leader, educator, scientist, motivator and father.  As VP of Education of ShaeWellness, Dr. Cam is driven to increase awareness around the need for a personalised approach to leadership and workplace wellness. This work, while in true alignment with his mission of creating tangible and healthy change in the world, has…

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Top 10 Books for Aspiring Leaders

By Max Hansen | July 24, 2023

One of the core values at Y Scouts is “Learning Relentlessly”. In the spirit of that value, we want to help the aspiring leaders out there level up their skills by publishing an article on some of the best books you can read if you want to improve as a leader. There are thousands of…

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How To Have Hard Conversations as a Leader

By Max Hansen | July 17, 2023

Having hard conversations is one of the most difficult parts of being a leader. But it’s also one of the most important parts of your role. We’ve never met someone who enjoys addressing a problem employee, putting someone on a PIP, or even needing to let someone go. None of that is fun. But there…

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Resilient Leadership: Thriving in Times of Uncertainty and Change

By Max Hansen | July 10, 2023

You already know that having strong leadership is essential for the success of any organization. But have you ever considered the critical role resilience plays in effective leadership, particularly in times of uncertainty and change? As the business landscape continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, leaders who possess the ability to navigate through turbulent…

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Employee Burnout: The 3 Components and How Leaders Can Prevent It

By Max Hansen | July 3, 2023

Do you know what’s more exhausting than running a marathon? Dealing with employee burnout without a clue about its underlying components. Unfortunately, this is a harsh reality for many leaders in today’s workplace. Employee burnout can turn into a nightmare scenario for organizations, resulting in decreased productivity, increased turnover rates, and a toxic work environment.…

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Signs Of The Wrong Executive Hire

By Max Hansen | June 26, 2023

Cutting your losses… Hiring a new executive is a significant investment for any organization, both in terms of time and resources. However, despite the rigorous selection process and high hopes, there are instances when it becomes evident that the newly hired executive may not be the right fit for your company’s needs. Recognizing the need…

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Brain Aware Training CEO, Dr. Britt Andreatta

By Max Hansen | June 19, 2023

Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who uses her background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and education to create science-based solutions for today’s workplace challenges. Britt is the CEO of Brain Aware Training and former CLO for Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning). She has over 10 million views worldwide of her online courses and she…

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Employee Retention Tactics

By Max Hansen | June 16, 2023

Loyalty… It can be a fleeting concept in today’s competitive job market. We all know the drill – organizations invest time and resources in finding top talent, only to see them slip away to a new opportunity (in what seems like the blink of an eye). Employee retention has become a challenging puzzle to solve,…

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Resume Embellishment: What To Look Out For When Hiring Your Next Leader

By Max Hansen | June 10, 2023

Resumes… They can be a playground of embellishments and wishful thinking. It’s no secret that candidates often put their creative writing skills to the test when crafting their resumes. But here’s the unfortunate irony…most companies heavily rely on these very resumes to find their next superstar leader. For many companies hiring for key roles, they…

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Johnjay and Rich Radio Host, Johnjay Van Es

By Max Hansen | May 18, 2023

As a child, Johnjay Van Es always dreamed of being on the radio. So the Johnjay and Rich era began in 2001 with their first show airing on KRQQ in Tucson. In 2014, the program joined Premiere Networks lineup of nationally syndicated programs. Airing Monday through Friday from 5 to 10 a.m. MT, The Johnjay…

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