The Critical Role of First Impressions in Employee Engagement

The adage, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression,” coined by American author and marketing expert Will Rogers, resonates in talent acquisition and recruitment. It serves as a reminder of initial encounters’ pivotal role in forming a candidate’s perception of your organization. A job seeker’s journey commences with their initial interaction—through…

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Giving and Receiving Feedback in the Workplace   Blog

Effective feedback is the cornerstone of professional growth and organizational success in today’s workplace. Men and women often have unique approaches to feedback. Men favor a direct and assertive style, and women focus on relationship dynamics and holistic development. Additionally, each generation, from Baby Boomers to Generation Z, brings its own set of characteristics and…

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Limelight Tanya Tanner Hoover

In this edition of our “In the Limelight” series, meet Tanya Tanner, a seasoned Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor/Onsite Program Manager. Tanya’s early career start in human resources has bolstered her success in the workforce solutions industry. This month, she’s celebrating her 20th year at Broadleaf. Her enthusiasm for learning and professional growth has been a…

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Emotionally Intelligent Leadership and Employee Retention

A recent survey of 3,400 workers across 10 countries found that managers have a greater impact on employees’ mental health than their therapist or doctor—and a comparable effect as their partner or spouse. That’s a substantial weight for leaders to carry! Leaders with high levels of emotional intelligence are better equipped to create a positive and supportive…

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In the Limelight: Alexandra Ulici

In this edition of our “In the Limelight” series, meet Alexandra Ulici—a Talent Acquisition Specialist. Acting as a liaison between hiring managers, program suppliers, and program managers, she provides and develops positive and professional relationships with our managed service program (MSP) users via client support activities. Alexandra’s industry expertise has been critical in ensuring a…

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the Future of MSP Direct Sourcing

Broadleaf’s Executive Vice President, Jason Krumweide, participated in a Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (RPOA) leadership forum where he discussed direct sourcing. As an RPOA board member with 20+ years of recruiting, management consulting, and outsourcing industry expertise, Jason is optimistic about the future of direct sourcing and the success it could bring to the talent…

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A Look at Employee Engagement and Work Trends

In 2022, employees had a banner year with high wages, plenty of job-hopping opportunities, and a voice in the workplace. Hybrid work became the new norm, skills-based hiring gained traction, and pay transparency grew in popularity and became a legal requirement in several states. How did employees around the world experience life and work in…

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Regular post childfree

During the COVID-19 pandemic, working parents faced unique challenges due to school closures, childcare disruptions, and increased caregiving responsibilities. With 52 percent of their employees with children struggling, many organizations implemented measures to respond to the extraordinary circumstances and ensure business continuity. These included stipends for babysitting and tutoring, extra time off, and flexible working…

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Congilaro Limelight Blog

In this month’s edition of our “In the Limelight” series, meet Emily Congilaro—Talent Acquisition Specialist Manager. Emily’s career in client service roles and passion for problem-solving make her a perfect fit for the Broadleaf team and has propelled her success within our organization over the past seven years. From Missouri to New York I originally…

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In the face of economic uncertainty, adaptability in talent strategy has become paramount. Businesses seek to boost workforce efficiency without overburdening employees. Prioritizing projects and objectives is crucial for maintaining the right workforce to sustain operations, foster growth, and achieve organizational goals while maintaining high employee morale and engagement amidst unpredictability. Organizations increasingly leverage contingent…

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