DBJ Honors TalenTrust CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw
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DBJ Honors TalenTrust CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw

TalenTrust Founder and CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw was honored as a finalist for the Denver Business Journal 2019 Outstanding Women in Business Award. Kathleen joins a select group of finalists who embrace change, inspire others to follow, and deliver results. … Read More

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Signs That You’re A Great Place To Work
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Signs That You’re A Great Place To Work

You may have given up on becoming one of the best places to work because you can’t afford to offer the crazy-expensive perks you’ve read about over the past few years. If so, you’ll be happy to know that now … Read More

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The Wild West Of Hiring: What, Why, & How To Measure Results
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The Wild West Of Hiring: What, Why, & How To Measure Results

Who’s the best hire? Where does the best talent come from? Who will stay the longest? Who’s thinking about leaving? An entire new industry of vendors has sprung up to answer your every question about hiring talent. Employers are spending … Read More

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The Wrong Way to Hire
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The Wrong Way to Hire

“Businesses have never done as much hiring as they do today. They’ve never spent as much money doing it. And they’ve never done a worse job of it.” I agree. This opening statement from Harvard Business Review’s spring article, “Your … Read More

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Choose Data over Gut for a Winning Team
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Choose Data over Gut for a Winning Team

By Kathleen Quinn Votaw I’m a baseball fan—okay, maybe baseball fanatic. I travel to the Rockies spring practices; throw an annual party in a stadium suite; and am a baseball mom who rarely misses a game. Yeah, I love baseball. … Read More

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Top Priority in 2019: Improving the Candidate Experience
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Top Priority in 2019: Improving the Candidate Experience

What’s it like to apply for a job at your company? Despite our current fierce competition for top talent, nearly 60 percent of job seekers say they have a poor candidate experience. Typically, it feels like their resume and carefully … Read More

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Lead By Reaching For Your Best Self
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Lead By Reaching For Your Best Self

I’ve discovered that vulnerability is the most fundamental and hardest-to-learn trait on the path to exceptional leadership—the path I’ve tried to follow for the past 30 years. It’s with this in mind that I admit to you, at age 52, … Read More

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What the Rise of the Individual Means to Your Business
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What the Rise of the Individual Means to Your Business

“Companies with a strong mission and purpose outperformed the S&P 500 by 8-fold over a 20 year period,” says Deloitte/Bersin in their 2018 report, “The Rise of the Individual in the Future of Work.” These companies, they say, have “soul.” … Read More

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Becoming the One They Choose
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Becoming the One They Choose

Now that there are more job openings than people to fill them, it is the time to get really serious about being the best company you can possibly be. This year we see the rise of the individual, where top … Read More

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Strategic Recruiting Defined
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Strategic Recruiting Defined

No one would argue that sales and marketing are strategic business functions. They get strong executive support and the big budgets because they feature data-driven decision-making, market segmentation, powerful branding, and customer focus. Recruiting, on the other hand, has long … Read More

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