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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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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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How to Use an Interview Scoring Matrix for Better Hiring Decisions

By Max Hansen | May 5, 2023

You know what’s scarier than a horror movie? Conducting job interviews without a clue on how to score candidates. Sadly, that’s the reality for many companies. Hiring the wrong person can turn into a nightmare for a company, with lost time, money, and productivity. And relying on “gut feeling” instead of a systematized process? That’s…

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5 Reasons Why You Might Be Ready For Your Next Executive Hire

By Max Hansen | April 22, 2023

Ah, the age-old question for CEOs: when is the right time to bring on new leaders? As a CEO, deciding when to bring on new leaders can be a daunting task. It’s a delicate balance, like adding ingredients to a recipe. Too much of one thing too soon, and the dish may be ruined. Wait…

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The Perfect Job Description Framework (that any company can use)

By Max Hansen | April 15, 2023

Most companies stink at writing job descriptions. They copy and paste a list of duties and requirements from other job postings and end up with a generic, uninspiring document. But if you want to attract top talent, especially for key executive hires, you must stand out… Y Scouts has created the PERFECT job description framework…

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The TRUE Cost Of Making The Wrong Executive Hire

By Max Hansen | April 8, 2023

You already know that bringing on board A+ executive hires can be a game-changer for your business… But what you might not realize is just how much damage a WRONG executive hire can cause. It’s not just a matter of reduced productivity or team morale issues. The repercussions of a bad executive hire can be…

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