What We Look For In Top Job Seekers: People Development

What We Look For In Top Job Seekers: People Development The mission at GDI Talent Acquisition Practice is to be a “trusted and essential resource, and client and candidate partner in the talent acquisition process.” Many recruiting practices fail to set aside the necessary time to thoroughly screen and evaluate candidates. It’s no longer [...]

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What We Look For In Top Job Seekers: Personal Initiative

The mission at GDI Talent Acquisition Practice is to be a “trusted and essential resource, and client and candidate partner in the talent acquisition process.” Many recruiting practices fail to set aside the necessary time to thoroughly screen and evaluate candidates. It’s no longer just about finding potentially qualified candidates; it’s about confirming that [...]

The 10 Principles of Leadership Development

As the manufacturing industry continues to become more and more complex, the need for talented manufacturing leadership remains the same. Nothing is more critical to any manufacturing company than having the right manufacturing talent to sustain its operations. According to the Manufacturing Performance Institute (2013), to prosper into the next generation, manufacturers must embrace [...]

The Importance of Reflection for Leader Self-Development: Part 2

In Part 1 of “The Importance of Reflection for Leader Self-Development,” we established the need for leader self-development and what specific things someone can do to start on the path of leader self-development. Part 2 will dive deeper into reflection best practices, and what you should really be focusing on when reflecting. That is, [...]

The Importance of Reflection for Leader Self-Development: Part 1

Leader self-development is critical component for the capacity of leaders to adapt to the ever-changing and complex manufacturing industry. Few individuals in organizations receive formal leader development opportunities such as stretch assignments, skills development, assessments, etc. To combat this, reflection as a key self-developmental process can help to fill this gap; reflection can also be [...]

Challenge Employees to Increase Engagement

Gallup recently released their 2017 “State of the American Workplace” report, and the statistics presented are deplorable. One number alone indicates that less than 33% of all surveyed American employees are actively engaged in their work. How can this be? How does your company’s workforce perform? Does your workforce perform at a similar level? [...]