Cochran, Cochran & Yale’s President, Shawn Baker has recently been quoted in two Rochester Business Journal Articles. Please use the links below to read these interesting articles. Leadership, planning crucial for managing a crisis Applicant interviewers must work to neutralize their biases
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As we approach year-end, members of organizational leadership are looking back at their team’s performance and setting goals for the New Year. Did your team meet the goals and objectives you had set out for this year? If not, what will you do going forward to address any deficiencies? More importantly, are you confident… Read more »
Every generation has its hallmarks. Unfortunately, millennials have the unique distinction of being the first generation in recorded history to perform worse than their parents financially. Not to mention, this age bracket receives a lot of bad press, with stereotypes ranging from entitlement to social ineptitude. However, business leaders must understand that hiring millennials… Read more »
Are you tired of being passed over for promotions? Do you find that you’re not receiving that raise or bonus this year? Do you want to hone your leadership skills, increase performance and overcome setback? Are you simply looking for a clearer path to advancement? Recognizing your limitations can be challenging. Most development and… Read more »
What Is Corporate Culture? Corporate culture is a complex concept defined by the intersection of employees’ beliefs and behaviors, which in turn define how organizational members interact within the work environment. While corporate culture is cumulative and dynamic, consisting of the collective behaviors and personalities of all individuals, it is possible – and advised… Read more »
How to plan for, attract, develop and retain great performers Welcome to the eighth issue of The Leader Board. In this issue we look at the upcoming Fall 2017 recruitment trends and the possibility of a potential hiring boom! Also, we are sharing a professional development article titled Top Business Leaders & Athletes Learn to… Read more »
As I have explained in this previous post regarding my work as a licensed psychologist with high-level athletes, awareness and focus are critical. Those same mental skills serve the leadership skills of the exceptionally performing business leaders I work with as well. Let’s drill a little deeper into how the performance abilities of both groups align.
Rochester, NY – May 1, 2017: For over 35 years, Cochran, Cochran & Yale has stood the test of time and it is certainly not a coincidence. By understanding the trends in the marketplace and not just talking the talk, but walking the walk as a successful executive recruitment and leadership advisory firm,… Read more »
Guttman Development Strategies, led by Howard M. Guttman, is a partner of CCY and focused on helping clients become high performance organizations. One of the key strategies to accomplishing this is providing good performance feedback.
Whether it’s a team member providing feedback to a supervisor, or the more traditional top-down performance review, Gutman recommends the same approach:
You may not need to clear the high jump, land perfectly on the beam, or expertly perform the butterfly stroke, but the same tips Olympians use, can put you out in front at work. Recently, themuse.com published an article of great ones called “10 Olympic Athletes’ Daily Habits You Should Steal (That Don’t Involve the Gym).” Here is the gist:
Ask a veteran salesperson how they can summon the will to put themselves out there every day, and the answer will reassure even the shyest networker. Sales people are confident because they know they doing their prospects a favor. They have solutions to other people’s needs. This is what we all need to remember when networking, especially the shyest of us. Here are a few other tips:
The first eyes on your resume are probably going to be electronic. But final hiring decisions are going to be made by actual people. It’s critical to craft your resume to stop both automated scanning systems and real live managers in their tracks. Here are some key things to consider:
It’s easy to make a list of potential CEO candidates. But here’s how to move from a scratch pad to a successful succession plan.
Sometimes it’s difficult to decide if you just need some help on a project or your team is missing people with critical skills.
Guttman Development Strategies is a strategic partner of CCY focused on helping clients become high performance organizations. One of the key strategies to accomplishing this is distributed decision making.
There was a time when a cushy job meant big salary, big bonus and big corner office. Today, employers are finding that it might be unlimited vacation time and a workplace that looks and feels like their living room that really matter to their top workers.
How to plan for, attract, develop and retain great performers Welcome to the second issue of The Leader Board. This is where you will find important learnings we have gathered while delivering leadership advisory services to our clients.
Rochester Business Journal, August 12, 2016 – Cochran, Cochran & Yale at its core is an executive search firm. But in today’s evolving economy, clients are asking for more than resumes to review. CCY provides clients a proven, data-supported search process that emphasizes culture fit and capabilities.
How to plan for, attract, develop and retain great performers Welcome to the first issue of The Leader Board. We want to regularly share with you important learnings we’ve gathered as we’ve delivered leadership advisory services to our clients.