When Employee Turnover is Actually Good

We spend a lot of time cursing the ill effects of turnover. It’s disruptive. It’s expensive. It’s a sign of poor company culture and/or leadership. And while all of these things are generally true, there are certain times when turnover can be a blessing in disguise.

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Need New Employees? Look to the Ones You Already Have

Recruiting new employees can be challenging. If you’re constantly hiring, you’ve got to build a talent pipeline and keep it full. And if you only recruit occasionally, it may feel like starting all over again. Every. Single. Time.

But what if you had a secret weapon to help you find awesome people super-quick?

You do! It’s your employees.

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Stocks, Alphabet, Caterpillar, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 28th

US stocks posted a down week on an increase in interest rates and mixed earnings reports.  The S&P 500 edged down 0.1% and the Dow fell 0.6% for the week.  Internationally, Japan rose 1.4% and Europe gained 0.7% for the week.  The yield on the 10 year Treasury rose for the fourth straight week ending at 2.96%.

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The Importance of Follow-Through

Consistently failing to follow through isn’t just bad for your personal credibility. It’s bad for your bottom line.

Whether you’re making good on a promise, enforcing a company policy, or even just responding to an email, lack of follow-through is one of the quickest ways to destroy confidence, loyalty, and trust.

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Raising Your Social Media Presence

You know how kids start out being cute cuddly babies that we need to constantly care for and monitor?

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Ep. 26 – Successful Government Contracting: It’s the People and the Systems

In this episode of the Lead. Learn. Thrive. Podcast, Sharon Tiger, Vice President of Business Development at Raffa Financial Services and Glenn Anstead, a partner in Raffa’s technology practice, discuss government contracting and their rules and regulations.

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Sales, Wells Fargo, and more

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through April 21st

US stocks rose on solid corporate earnings. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% and the Dow gained 0.4% for the week. Internationally, Japan jumped 1.8% and Europe climbed 0.7% for the week. The yield on the 10 Year Treasury bill climbed to 2.95% its highest level since January 2014 on increasing inflation expectations.

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