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AN INTERVIEW WITH SARAH KILBURN

By Andrea Hurtado / April 9, 2018

  WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO FOCUS ON THE BEER SPACE? WE NOTICED YOU’RE VEERING TOWARDS SPIRITS NOW AND WONDERED WHY? Oh well,  I’ve spent the last eight years in beer and when I was thinking about next steps and where I wanted to go with my career, it made…

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DEAR CROSBY: DO I START SEARCHING FOR ANOTHER JOB OR DO I SPEAK TO MY BOSS ABOUT MOBILITY?

By Andrea Hurtado / March 27, 2018

Dear Crosby, I have been at my job for 4 years. I love my job but I feel like I have moved up as far as I can go.  Do I start searching for another job or do I speak to my boss about mobility?   First and foremost, if…

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THE FRAGILITY OF DIVERSITY

By Bert Miller / February 21, 2018

TALK, TALK, TALK AND TALK SOME MORE: Diversity hasn’t progressed in the way it should have because of blind spots and unconscious bias. We all have them and it’s human nature, however, it’s only when we recognize and are familiar with the problems that we can do anything about them.…

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5 TIPS FOR EVERY LEADER

By Andrea Hurtado / January 17, 2018

1. TALK TO ME Leadership will always be easy if you communicate with your team. It is truly the very foundation of leading people. Be clear about the expectations. Talk to them and tell them what the vision is, what you’re trying to do, what their role in the vision…

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BUILDING TEAMS PART III: CREATING THE AVENGERS INSTEAD OF SUPERHEROES

By Andrea Hurtado / December 19, 2017

THEY BLEND STRENGTHS Being great at something is good, but there will always be weak spots in a person’s skill set, and putting the right team together allows you to blend skills to create a superpower.  Team members work well when they rely on one another to bring different aspects…

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BUILDING TEAMS PART II: BUILDING SQUADS AKA STRONG TEAMS

By Andrea Hurtado / December 6, 2017

CHEMISTRY MATTERS It isn’t enough to put skilled individuals into a collective and expect it to work. The chemistry and personality types must be right in order to create a common objective. Trust us, we deal in chemistry every day and you can never underestimate how powerful a team of…

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CULTURE SERIES PART I: BUILDING A COMPANY CULTURE – LIVE BY YOUR WORD OR SHUT UP

By SALMA EL-WARDANY / October 6, 2017

WE ASKED: WHAT DOES CULTURE MEAN? THEY SAID: It is unquestionably, always, no matter what, 100% to do with people. It’s never about a ping-pong table or some bean bags in the corner and no amount of cool slogans scribbled on a wall makes culture. It’s about walking through the…

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BEING HEARD ABOVE ALL THE NOISE

By Andrea Hurtado / August 25, 2017

KNOW YOUR GOALS Know what it is you’re trying to accomplish at work and be sure of what you want to say. There is literally nothing worse in this world than someone rambling on in a meeting or by the water cooler. It’s also the fastest way to discredit yourself.…

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BEING A STELLAR RECRUITER

By SKYE MILLER / August 10, 2017

1.   COMMUNICATION Talk to me baby, and then talk to me again. Your ability to communicate effectively with both your clients and candidates will be the difference between success and failure. It’s understanding what level of communication people need, how they like to receive it and even listening for the…

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