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TalenTrust 2017 Hiring Guide

Mar 15, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog, Featured 0 comments

How do you get and keep the best employees in a full-employment environment like we’re in today? CEOs know that unfilled positions seriously limit business growth; and the question we hear most often is, “How can I hire the right talent—people who are both qualified and a cultural fit?” TalenTrust created the 2017 Hiring Guide […]

Don’t Trust Your Gut—Assess and Be Sure

Feb 26, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog, News & Events 0 comments

Your people are your greatest assets, and the people you hire create and manage all of your other assets. Thinking about it in this way, who can argue that there is anything more important to your business than who you hire? It used to be that we chose candidates based strictly on their education and […]

Guide to Talent Planning for the Middle Market CEO

Feb 01, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: News & Events 0 comments

What is talent planning?  Talent planning is a broad category that includes activities such as succession planning, talent review, human resource planning, bench strength analysis, staffing development, and performance management.  Kathleen Quinn Votaw, Founder and CEO of TalenTrust, has recently contributed to the Vistage Guide to Talent Planning for the Middle Market CEO.  To read the […]

Onboarding—A Vital Piece of the People Puzzle

Jan 29, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog, News & Events 0 comments

Let me give you a few facts about onboarding: Unproductive employees who do not understand their jobs cost companies in the US and UK about $37 billion a year. Standard onboarding processes increase new hire productivity by 54 percent and retention by 50 percent. 35 percent of companies spend $0 on onboarding. These statistics from […]

Two Key Trends: Going Digital and Being Human

Jan 07, 2017 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog, Featured 0 comments

Over the past few years, workplaces have been gradually trending in two seemingly opposite directions: becoming increasingly digital and, at the same time, more employee friendly. Except for the most forward-thinking among us, companies have moved tenuously in experimenting with new policies that would have at one time been considered laughable. These new trends are […]

Oh Yes, You Can!

Dec 05, 2016 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog, Featured 0 comments

By Kathleen Quinn Votaw Do you believe that anything’s possible? Or do you see roadblocks in your way? When you change your predominant mindset from a fixed to a growth orientation, everything in your life—and your business—can change. It’s your choice as to whether you approach things from an “I can’t do it” or from […]

You’re not still asking those weird interview questions (are you?)

Nov 03, 2016 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog, Featured 0 comments

by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Because Google started asking quirky interview questions a few years ago, so did just about everyone else. Google soon realized that the answers to questions like, “How many golf balls can you fit in an airplane?” are a waste of time, serving only to make the hiring manager feel smart, and […]

The ageless workplace: let’s rebrand retirement

Oct 05, 2016 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog, Featured 0 comments

by Kathleen Quinn Votaw “I’m 55-years-old … do you think they’ll hire me?” asked the candidate tenuously. “Why wouldn’t they hire you? You’ve got the credentials,” I assured him. But I knew he had a point. Many candidates and companies burden themselves with filters that cripple their mutual opportunity. Luckily, in this case an enlightened […]

Post & Pray—widely used and useless

Sep 07, 2016 by Kathleen Quinn Votaw Category: Blog, Featured 0 comments

By Kathleen Quinn Votaw “Post & pray” may have been a good way to get what you wanted from Santa Claus, but if your company is still using it as a hiring strategy, as many do, it’s time to grow up. Posting your open positions and praying that the right person finds you rarely works—especially […]

TalenTrust CEO to Moderate Panel on Human Capital

Jul 15, 2016 by Heather Hope Category: News & Events 0 comments

The August 2016 ACG-Denver Executive Breakfast, moderated by TalenTrust CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw, is focused on Human Capital Strategies for Today’s CEOs. This TED Talk-style event features short, powerful speeches highlighting one compelling idea. It showcases three accomplished Denver CEOs, and a Human Capital Strategy they each effectively implemented to spur growth. Human Capital Strategies […]

CoBiz names TalenTrust a Top Woman-Owned Company

Jun 17, 2016 by Heather Hope Category: News & Events 0 comments

TalenTrust has been been recognized by CoBiz Magazine as a Top Woman-Owned Company, for the 4th year in a row. Thanks to CoBiz and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock for highlighting women-owned companies at the annual event to celebrate the top 100. Denver is the #5 city across the U.S. for women-owned companies, based on revenue […]

Jobvite Article Features TalenTrust

May 05, 2016 by Heather Hope Category: Featured, News & Events 0 comments

Jobvite turned to TalenTrust CEO Kathleen Quinn Votaw for her perspective on the difference between recruiting and talent acquisition. Here’s the full article and below are excerpts. … If your company expects faster than normal growth for the next several quarters, then a talent acquisition strategy can save you a great deal of time finding […]

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