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TURNINGPOINT CEO FEATURED IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

TurningPoint Executive Search Founder and CEO, Ken Schmitt, was featured in a recent Wall Street Journal article discussing Zoom fatigue. Examining the increase in virtual living, Aili McConnon spoke to medical experts and professionals to understand its impact on introverts  …
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HOW TO BE THE BOSS’ PET [INFOGRAPHIC]

As a rule, children don’t want to be the teacher’s pet. They don’t want to be on the receiving end of relentless teasing, extra work, and lost recess time. On the other hand, adults recognize  …
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ON-BOARDING ~ YOU ARE THE REASON YOUR NEW HIRE WANTS TO ESCAPE!

Chances are, you spent a pretty penny to find the perfect candidate for that marketing role. You are confident it was a solid investment as she brings the skills and experience necessary to take the  …
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TELECOMMUTING ~ THE GOOD, THE BAD & THE SOLUTIONS

Does your morning commute seem less congested these days? (Yeah, mine doesn’t either.) Considering the rising popularity of Telecommuting, it really should! According to Kate Lister, president of San Diego-based Global Workplace Analytics: Regular work-at-home, among the  …
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HIRING AND LEADING A MULTI-GENERATIONAL WORKFORCE

For the first time in history, 4 generations are sharing office space. Each generation bringing with it varied experiences that could potentially create an environment of creative collaboration. 50+ years in the workforce allows The  …
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DOES YOUR BOSS COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY? (DO YOU?)

“He doesn’t listen to my suggestions…” “She never recognizes my contributions…” “He is terrible about returning emails…” “She is an awful communicator…” It’s no surprise that the #1 reason employees dislike their jobs is “poor  …
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Are You a Boss or a Bully?

Being the boss isn’t all reserved parking spaces and 401k plans. Even the highest-paid leaders question whether the compensation outweighs the pressure and headaches. Regardless of the number of employees, the success or failure of the  …
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Are all Salespeople Liars?

Be honest… Have you ever lied to land a client?  Maybe you’ve fudged a delivery date, inflated a few numbers, or fabricated a sense of urgency with a “limited time” offer. “Everyone embellishes. In a  …
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Annual Reviews: Love ‘em or Leave ‘em?

Ask professionals at any level how they feel about annual performance reviews and you’ll probably hear words like: pointless, ineffective, demoralizing, biased, antiquated, restrictive, and a few more words we won’t print.   Throughout the  …
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IS IT TIME TO KICK YOUR BOSS TO THE CURB?

During your interview and onboarding process, your boss emphasized the “open door culture”  he cultivates for his team. “Communication is key to the success of the company, the team, and each individual” is the office  …
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