Six barriers to finding and keeping great people

Here are two things you should know about today’s candidate-first talent market” The best companies are radically changing how they hire people in 2018. (Inc.) Talent precedes growth. (Joe Galvin, Vistage) There are only so many great people out there and every company is competing to win and keep them. We all know that. But […]

You and everyone else are competing for top talent-so what should you do?

  Talent management has become much like trying to fill a bucket with a hole in it. According to Vistage and our clients at TalenTrust, more than 70 percent of small to medium-sized businesses plan to add headcount this year. While you’re out there competing for new people on the market, 71 percent of your […]

TalenTrust CEO Speaks on Talent Panel at Intergrowth® Conference

InterGrowth®, the annual conference for the Association for Corporate Growth that is attended by over 2,000 top M&A professionals, features a session titled Filling The Workforce Gap: Talent Management Best Practices For Your Midmarket Business. Kathleen Quinn Votaw, TalenTrust CEO, joins other industry experts on a panel to discuss the important role businesses play in […]

TalenTrust Participates in Vistage Colorado Expert Series

Kathleen Quinn Votaw, TalenTrust CEO, will speak on how to “Win the War for Talent” during a June 6th breakfast workshop for Denver Executives. The event is part of the new Vistage Colorado Champion Expert Series. A tight labor market, coupled with expectations for increased hiring, means that both recruiting and retaining top talent are […]

New Speaker Site Unveiled for Kathleen Quinn Votaw

An engaging and authoritative speaker on culture, talent, human capital strategy, recruiting, retention, onboarding, and more, Kathleen Quinn Votaw offers invaluable advice to CEOs, executives, and HR leaders on how to find and keep their most valuable asset—their people. Here’s her message: Put your people first. Gain new insights and inspiration on how to recruit, […]

Valuing sexuality while keeping our heads

I believe in men and women leading together. Everything is better when we do. That said, if you’re a woman you probably have a #metoo story of one kind or another. Me too! And that fact complicates things. My fear is that if we don’t keep our heads and resolve workplace harassment issues together, it […]

CEOs list Talent as #1 Concern for 2018

Hiring in 2018? You are not alone! Vistage Reports that CEO optimism has reached historic levels, and the percentage of CEOs (72%) planning to expand their workforce in the coming year is the highest in the 12-year history of the survey. The December 2017 Vistage Confidence Index survey captured input from 1,377 SMB CEOs on […]

Resolve to value the things you can’t measure-like people

In the age of the internet, we think we’re pretty unique when it comes to dealing with big change. But did you know that the quote, ‘The only thing that is constant is change,’ was first said in about 500 BC by Heraclitus of Ephesus? The reality is that from fire to Facebook, “we the […]

Exit autopilot and hit refresh

We regularly refresh our memories, our screens, our drinks… Too often we let our relationships drift into autopilot, especially our closest ones. This is the time of year we start thinking about what we’ll do better to improve our lives next year. Lose ten pounds and get more exercise are at the top of many […]

Gratefulness and Grace. A short letter of Thanksgiving.

All year long, I dig in and drive TalenTrust to the next goal. A good trait in some ways, but it often makes me forget to slow down and remember all of the meaningful things I’ve done in my life so far, the wonderful people who’ve taught me along the way, and how much fun […]