Eric Jacobson

Critical Questions To Ask Your New Hires

Eric Jacobson

In Paul Falcone ’s book, 75 Ways For Managers To Hire, Develop And Keep Great Employees , he recommends asking new employees the following questions 30, 60 and 90 days after they were hired: 30-Day One-on-One Follow-Up Questions Why do you think we selected you as an employee?

How To Elevate The Human Experience In The Workplace

Eric Jacobson

A recent Deloitte quantitative survey led by Amelia Dunlop of 6,000 people in the US revealed that 84% of respondents said they do their best work then they feel worthy. And nine out of 10 people surveyed agreed or strongly agreed that it matters to them to feel worthy.

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The 16 Ways Leaders Build Trust

Eric Jacobson

You can't lead if your employees, team or followers don't trust you. Building trust takes energy, effort and constant attention to how you act. To help build trust, follow these 16 tips , recommended by author Susan H.

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day By Volunteering On January 17

Eric Jacobson

As the nation honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 17, volunteer or make the decision to volunteer in your community. King routinely asked “ What are you doing for others ,” and January 17th is the ideal day to ask yourself that question.

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100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

How To Lead With Gratitude

Eric Jacobson

Now is a perfect time to read the leadership book, Leading With Gratitude , by authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton.

How To Be Time Smart

Eric Jacobson

“Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it,” reports Ashley Whillans , author of the book, Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. These time-poor people experience less joy each day. They laugh less.

How To Deliver What Your Organization Needs Most From You

Eric Jacobson

Accomplished leadership and executive coaches Bill Berman and George Bradt have discovered over the past 30 years that: People lose their ability to influence others and impact the organizations they work at because they are not focused on the most essential, mission-critical business and cultural priorities of the organization.

The Science Of Dream Teams

Eric Jacobson

Why do some teams succeed while others stumble? Because hiring, developing and engaging talent requires careful decisions that are too easy to get wrong without data.

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The Six Dimensions Of Being A Healthy Leader

Eric Jacobson

In Bob Rosen ’s book, Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted In An Uncertain World , he explains that there are six dimensions of being a healthy leader : Physical health : how you live. How you manage your mind and body – managing your energy and living a peak performance lifestyle.

Resolve To Find A Mentor In 2022

Eric Jacobson

Having a mentor is one of the best things you can do to advance your career as a leader. So, decide today to secure a mentor who will work with you during 2022. Make that one of your New Year’s resolutions.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Leadership Lessons From The Book TouchPoints

Eric Jacobson

Some of my favorite parts of Douglas Conant 's and Mette Norgaard 's book, TouchPoints , are these lessons for leaders: You need to have dual vision. You need to be able to address the most pressing need and do it in a way that makes your employees more capable and ready to take on the next issue.

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How To Be The Best At What You Do

Eric Jacobson

Prepare to be inspired and then to work hard as you read Bo Eason ’s book on how to be the best in the world at what you do. The book, published a few years ago, and is called, There’s No Plan B For Your A-Game.

How To Hire Top Talent In An Instant

Eric Jacobson

The following statements from author Scott Wintrip convinced me to read his book, High Velocity Hiring: How To Hire Top Talent In An Instant : "Hiring is broken. There's a new way to hire that's faster, efficient, and effective.

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How History’s Awesome Twentysomethings Got It Together

Eric Jacobson

Prepare to be enlightened, fascinated and inspired by the stories of some of history’s iconic men and women that show where they were at near the age of 25. And how they overcame obstacles, defied their critics and forged ahead to attain success. Author Robert L.

Be Verbal About Being Thankful

Eric Jacobson

You and your team may not hit your revenue or profit goals this year. Or, perhaps your organization won't accomplish all its goals during this tough time. But, as a leader, you likely still have plenty to be thankful for in 2021. So, be thankful. And, most important, verbalize your thanks !

LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.

10 Ways To Improve Your Connection Skills

Eric Jacobson

"Connection is what transforms a dog-eat-dog environment into a sled-dog team that pulls together," says Michael Lee Stallard , author of the book, Connection Culture. Connection builds an emotional bond that promotes trust, cooperation, and esprit de corps among people in the workplace."

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The Three Pillars Of Executive Presence

Eric Jacobson

How To Get Hired

Eric Jacobson

Headhunter, Rob Barnett , distills everything he’s learned about getting hired into his new book, Next Job, Best Job. His timely 11 strategies will take you from any current state of confusion about what’s next to a new destination that will become clear and achievable as you seek your next best job.

70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

With 2022 fast approaching, it's time to identify your New Year's Resolutions for next year. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year's resolutions for leaders?

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

How To Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives

Eric Jacobson

Equity , the new book by Minal Bopaiah , is a timely guide to help leaders create more inclusive organizations using human-centered design and behavior change principles. The book is based on research and provides engaging, real-world examples for taking impactful next steps.

12 Golden Rules For Communicating Effectively

Eric Jacobson

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Always remember to: Recognize achievements and accomplishments often. Celebrate success.

How To Create A Welcoming And Productive Work Environment

Eric Jacobson

Every business leader should read the book, The Business of We , by Laura Kriska. However, read it only once you’ve committed yourself to creating a welcoming and productive work environment for all.

How To Coach With Compassion

Eric Jacobson

“Helping others is a good thing, but even the most well-intentioned attempts can be undermined by a simple truth: We almost always focus on “fixing” people – correcting problems or filling the gaps between where they are and where we think they should be.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

How To Go Beyond Happiness

Eric Jacobson

Jenn Lim is the CEO Of Delivering Happiness, a company she and Tony Hsieh (the late CEO of Zappos.com) cofounded to create happier company cultures for a more profitable and sustainable approach to business.

No One Succeeds Alone

Eric Jacobson

No One Succeeds Alone is the inspiring story of Compass Founder & CEO Robert Reffkin , whose mother, mentors, and search for belonging taught him valuable lessons that anyone with a dream can put into action today to improve their own quality of life.

How To Have A Great Start For Your Career

Eric Jacobson

Gorick Ng is a career adviser at Harvard Collage and during the last four years, he’s interviewed more than five hundred interns, early career professionals, managers, and executives, across the globe.

9 Steps To Lead Breakthrough Change Against Any Odds

Eric Jacobson

David S. Pottruck 's book, Stacking the Deck , teaches readers a nine-step course of action leaders can follow from the first realization that change is needed through all the steps of implementation, including assembling the right team of close advisors and getting the word out to the wider group.

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5 Reasons People Quit, 10 Ways to Make Them Stay

Learn how to protect your company from The Great Resignation’s turnover epidemic.

How To Be An Impact Player At Work

Eric Jacobson

Within the workplace there are Contributors and Impact Players – each representing a distinct way of working – the first leads to a job well done while the other carves a path to true leadership and generates immense value.

Quotes For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Some of my favorite quotes for leaders are: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

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How To Provide Feedback To An Employee

Eric Jacobson

Eric Harvey and Al Lucia wrote a booklet called, 144 Ways To Walk The Talk. They provide the following great advice about giving feedback: 1. Make it timely -- give your feedback as soon as possible to the performance. Make it individualized -- tailor your feedback to the feedback receiver.

The Six Questions Superbosses Ask

Eric Jacobson

From Sydney Finkelstein 's book, Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent , comes these great questions you should routinely ask yourself as a leader: Have you answered the "why do we exist" question for your team?

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Employee Safety During COVID-19: Compliance Toolkit

Stay compliant with Paycor’s COVID-19 Action Plan FAQs and templates toolkit.

How To Coach Your Employees To Increase Their Influence And Impact

Eric Jacobson

Bill Berman and George Bradt , authors of the book, Influence and Impact , explain the importance of helping your employees to understand what their jobs entails, and what the culture expects, so they can do the work you need from them the most.

How Leaders Build Trust

Eric Jacobson

You can't lead if your employees, team or followers don't trust you. Building trust takes energy, effort and constant attention to how you act. To help build trust, follow these 16 tips , recommended by author Susan H.

Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

Eric Jacobson

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How To Be An Impact Player At Work

Eric Jacobson

Within the workplace there are Contributors and Impact Players – each representing a distinct way of working – the first leads to a job well done while the other carves a path to true leadership and generates immense value.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.