Where Hiring Managers Fail – 7 Costly Mistakes

No one wants a hiring process to end poorly.  Whether you end up with the wrong hire or don’t hire anyone at all, bad results are frustrating. Because hiring is time-consuming and costly – especially for your senior roles – you want your efforts to end right the first time.  While failures are opportunities to […]

Embracing Ambiguity in Your Career with Myrita Craig

Ambiguity gives you more power as a leader. There is disruption happening in every industry. Talent and innovation are the new currency.

Telling someone to embrace the ambiguity in their career doesn’t sound like good advice, nor something a person would want to do. According to the ‘Queen of Ambiguity,’ Myrita Craig, it’s actually a great idea. Myrita, AVP of the Office of Innovation – Strategic Partnerships at the 1819 Innovation Hub, shares how she earned the […]

Unpacking with ‘Small Giant’ Joe Motz

People pack for their fears. Unpacking means unburdening yourself.

Joe Motz is the President and CEO at The Motz Corporation and was awarded the Small Giants award by Forbes. Joe’s journey has been an interesting one: he found amazing success but learned it would cost him his life. So Joe learned the importance of ‘unpacking.’ Today, he and Mike discuss how strong leaders can […]

The Right Fit for Our Future and Yours

For over 4 decades Centennial has gone the extra mile to ensure that the executives we place are not only competent, but are the right fit for our clients.  We know that success only comes when the client and candidate enjoy a chemistry that makes working together a winning combination.  For a similar reason, Centennial […]

Leading an Inclusive Community with Mary Stagaman

It is possible to lead from the middle.

What does it truly look like to lead an inclusive community, and how can we, as leaders, make an impact on this conversation? Join us today as Mary Stagaman, the Vice President of Inclusion at Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, talks about reaching beyond the familiar, celebrating diversity, and the difference this makes for us in […]

A Year of Wisdom in One Episode with Mike Sipple, Jr.

Thank you for joining this journey with us!

On this special episode, we’re looking back on the first year of the Talent Magnet Institute Podcast with host Mike Sipple, Jr. We’re highlighting some of our best topics and episodes, telling stories from behind the scenes, and sharing insights from the year that was. Beginnings This podcast began as an effort to bring out […]

Finding Employees is Not Your Organization’s Biggest Problem

Finding employees to fill a production line or to expertly lead a team is always a concern.  Talent is currently in short supply and growth cannot happen without it. Surprisingly, attracting and finding employees is not the biggest problem facing organizations. Rather, it is only a small component of a more complex issue. Defining Your […]

Why Volunteering is Great for Business with Doug Bolton

Volunteerism allows you to do through volunteers what you are unable to do through paid staff.

Volunteering is amazing for communities, but how can it also be great for business? Join us on this episode of the Talent Magnet Institute Podcast with Doug Bolton, a board member and faculty of the Talent Magnet Institute, and the President and CEO of Cincinnati Cares, as he shares with us the power of volunteerism. […]

Competitive Advantage of Gender Equity with Meghan Cummings

It takes next to nothing to retain your best employees, except a keen insight and a real understanding of their needs.

What does getting to know your employees have to do with your business’s bottom line? In this special episode of the Talent Magnet Institute hosted by Jessica Baron, Centennial Inc.’s Vice President of Executive Search, we are joined by Meghan Cummings. Meghan is the Executive Director of the Women’s Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, […]

Candidates: Assess Company Culture When Interviewing

The OAR Approach Will Propel You Forward

Too often, job candidates forget that interviewing is a two-way street. Certainly, the interviewer assesses whether or not the candidate is a fit in terms of competency and organizational culture. Similarly, the candidate should size up the company and its culture–at the time of the interview, not after working there six months. Figuring out a […]