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Be an Effective Networker!

Ever go to a social event and meet a person who just would not stop talking about themselves? You ask a friend about their vacation and before they get two sentences out this other person interrupts with their story of visiting that same place. Every time your friend tries to continue, the other guy [...]

By |2019-11-13T14:49:31+00:00November 12th, 2019|Behavior, Employee Engagement, Interviewing, Leadership|0 Comments

Why Employee Engagement IS Important, Steve Tobak!

In a recent Inc. article, Management Consultant Steve Tobak argued that employee engagement is NOT important to business. He called it the management fad of the millennium which made our team at Viatech Global cringe. Employee engagement is one of the most important parts of your business. As an established business you have developed the majority of your products and services. While there are changes, the overall strategy, mission, vision and values have been established and implemented. Now you’re handling internal and external customers, employees and managers. Employees who are not engaged tell bad [...]

By |2019-11-06T08:45:52+00:00November 5th, 2019|Employee Engagement|0 Comments

How to Treat Employees Fairlly

As businesses continue to rebuild from the recession, it is important to understand how to engage and retain employees. Treating employees fairly is at the core of meeting this goal. It sounds simple but it’s often not well executed. Businesses see the bottom line and forget the path to the bottom line is the [...]

By |2019-11-03T19:46:17+00:00September 24th, 2019|Employee Engagement, Employee Retention, Leadership|0 Comments

New Study Finds Soft Skills are More Important than Leadership Training

Employers around the globe are increasingly seeking employees who fit a corporate culture over skill set. That’s not to undervalue specific skills and training. Rather it speaks to trending in hiring and training employees. A recent study by Video Arts finds Leadership and Development professionals are training on soft skills more than Leadership development. [...]

By |2019-11-03T19:44:11+00:00September 10th, 2019|Employee Engagement, Judgment, Leadership|0 Comments