Applying Talent Strategy Across the Globe

Centennial is proud to call Cincinnati, OH home.  It’s a vibrant city with great experiences around every corner.  Although we love our “neck of the woods,” our business reach extends far beyond our city, far beyond the Midwest– and the borders of our country. …

Ten Books to Fuel Your Leadership

I am an insatiable reader. I wasn’t always this way.  As a kid, I would get frustrated that I just couldn’t get “into” reading.  My dad, on the other hand, always had his nose in a book.  His day started (and …

In Career Transition? Do Two Things Now.

Except for very rare exceptions, we will all find ourselves in a career transition sometime in our life, and very likely, more than once.  Naturally, career transition may be a time of anxiety, fueled by the uncertainty that accompanies it. …

Reference Checks “Seal the Deal” for Employers

Congratulations!  The interview process is complete and you have made your selection. You reflect with satisfaction, “I have identified the right person for the role.” However, a final, crucial step is needed to seal the deal:  reference checks.  Reference checks …

Perfetti Van Melle Selects Sylvia Buxton for Marketing VP Post

Perfetti Van Melle USA, the world’s third largest global confectionery and leader in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods industry, has hired Sylvia Buxton as its new Vice President of Marketing. Sylvia is a strategic global marketing executive bringing more than …

Three Things Millennials Want From Management

2016 is upon us, and executives are evaluating talent gaps on their teams and the subsequent hiring decisions that will be necessary. In searching for new talent, a fresh crop of millennials is likely to spring up in company’s applicant pools.  They’re bright! They’re …

Leaders Read These Top Blog Posts in 2015

What did leaders read most on our blog in 2015? We were curious, too. Find inspiration by reading these: 1. The Top 3 Challenges Facing Leaders Today 2. How Do You Write a Resignation Letter? 3. Conflict: An Unwelcome Guest …

Goal Setting: Don’t Dread It, Do It

What Are Your Goals for 2016? It’s the holidays!  Time for time off. Time to set goals–and develop a plan to achieve them. Maybe you’re the type who’d rather hit the “snooze” button when it comes time to goal setting.  …

3 Tips for a Tough Talent Market

The long holiday weekend gave me a chance to catch up on some reading.  Two articles from the Cincinnati Enquirer stuck with me.  The first, “Area Jobless Rate Lowest in 14 Years” by Fatima Hussein, mentioned that the jobless rate …

The Ultimate Corporate Gift

At this time of year, many employers wish to demonstrate their gratitude for their employees with a holiday ham or even a monetary gift.  Employers may think of this as more than a kind gesture.  They may perceive that holiday …