Wading into Another Year of Unknowns
Blog | January 1, 2022

Wading into Another Year of Unknowns

Most leaders understand that a positive culture is critical to success. But too few know how to build and sustain the human-centric workplaces employees not only look for from employers today but refuse to work for any that lack humanity. … Read More

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Building Faith to Survive the Great Resignation
Blog | September 9, 2021

Building Faith to Survive the Great Resignation

We are in the throes of a “great resignation” that’s bigger than anyone expected. According to the Department of Labor, a record four million workers quit in April alone, and Gallup research finds that 48 percent of our working population … Read More

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How to stem the tide of turnover
Blog | July 7, 2021

How to stem the tide of turnover

A “title wave of turnover,” a “turnover tsunami,” call it what you like, but 52 percent of employees plan to leave their jobs in 2021, a 43 percent increase over the two previous years, according to Achievers’ data. Most people … Read More

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Make hourly hiring human again
Blog | June 6, 2021

Make hourly hiring human again

For decades, we’ve tended to treat hourly workers, those at the lower-skill, lower-pay end of our businesses, as expendable and “less than” as candidates and employees. These people, as important to our business as any other, represent about 58 percent … Read More

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Build a pipeline for diversity and inclusiveness
Blog | May 5, 2021

Build a pipeline for diversity and inclusiveness

The entire world is talking about diversity and inclusion. They’re in vogue now, but we all know that welcoming diversity and being inclusive have always been the right things to do. Right, but not necessarily simple. Believing in them, talking … Read More

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Right-on-the-nose recruiting for top people
Blog | April 4, 2021

Right-on-the-nose recruiting for top people

Employment today is as much about purpose and relationship as it is about the job. Why do you do what you do—can you express it clearly? And what’s so special about your leadership—why would people want to follow you into … Read More

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Setting Crucial Expectations for Remote Work
Blog | March 3, 2021

Setting Crucial Expectations for Remote Work

Wi-Fi makes location irrelevant. No matter how much the distance between you and your remote team, setting expectations provides the road map you need to achieve your goals. Clear, mutual expectations enable you to establish milestones and celebrate progress; delegate … Read More

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Enterprising Women Names Kathleen Quinn Votaw, Founder and CEO of TalenTrust, to its Advisory Board
News & Events | February 2, 2021

Enterprising Women Names Kathleen Quinn Votaw, Founder and CEO of TalenTrust, to its Advisory Board

RALEIGH, N.C., February 18 – Monica Smiley, CEO and publisher of Enterprising Women magazine, has appointed Kathleen Quinn Votaw, Founder and CEO of TalenTrust, to the Enterprising Women Advisory Board. “Kathleen Quinn Votaw brings tremendous expertise in driving growth through a … Read More

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How can I be a GREAT leader in a virtual world?
Blog | February 2, 2021

How can I be a GREAT leader in a virtual world?

By Kathleen Quinn Votaw When everyone is working in the same place and the culture is positive, leadership is magical. You feel like the charismatic boss you are as you build relationships, observe behavior, take the team out to lunch, … Read More

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Tech Tools for Strategic HR Leaders
Blog | January 1, 2021

Tech Tools for Strategic HR Leaders

By Kathleen Quinn Votaw In addition to managing everything related to employees, including an organization’s culture, HR teams today play a strategic frontline role in the development, growth, and productivity of the business itself—and need to accomplish it all on … Read More

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