Employee Development – Lessons Learned from 70 Years of Experience

Managers need to spend more time thinking through the results that need to be achieved in the job before they start reviewing candidates. Doing so allows you to look for the candidates whose strengths match what is most important for the job. Managers need to have the courage and commitment to say “no” when a

Friday, March 10, 2017 By: PSP Metrics Posted In: Hold On To Your Talent

Leadership Development is Key for Middle Managers

Middle managers suffer from the middle child syndrome.  They are responsible for directing employees in key performance areas and their success is required for obtaining important business results. However, they often are neglected within companies, getting neither the respect nor the attention they deserve.  PSP believes that developing middle managers can return the investment many

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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: What To Do When A New Employee Is Struggling

How often have you hired candidates with all the right credentials and experience, yet who do not quickly adapt to the position for which they were hired?  Once they are onboard, what options do you have? You can quickly put them on a performance improvement plan.  Or, you let them go and hope to do

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Hold on to Your Talent

Advantages of a Comprehensive Talent Development Program A recent study reported in the Harvard Business Review stated that a high percentage of top young managers are in a non-stop job search. Dissatisfaction with development, training, mentoring, and coaching are important reasons why many of these young professionals make early exits. Many younger managers and professionals

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 By: PSP Metrics Posted In: Hold On To Your Talent

Employee Turnover: Stop The Bleeding

Employee turnover is on the rise.  What used to be called “job hopping” is no longer the stigma that it once was, with Millennials expected to change jobs up to 15 times during their careers. Turnover of such frequency costs a lot of money.  Estimates range from 25 to 200 percent of one’s annual salary

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 By: PSP Metrics Posted In: Hold On To Your Talent