August 2018 Newsletter

16 Aug 229 Views
Click here to see the August 2018 newsletter from Kingscroft Consulting.     Blog Posted by Garry King, Director – August 2018 Garry King is an Executive Recruitment Consultant, Owner and Practice leader at Kingscroft Consulting. Garry has been in the recruitment industry for 23 years, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to help both candidates… View Article

Does Your LinkedIn Profile Attract Talent??

17 Jan 537 Views
When talented people change jobs they seek challenge, interesting work, the opportunity to learn and grow, and an environment (culture/fit) within which they can achieve .   They see their prospective manager as being key in helping ensure that they continue their track record of achievement.  They seek a manager who like them is an achiever,… View Article

Promote versus Hire… Is it the same process?

08 Jan 406 Views
When did you “promote” someone who was already doing the same job that you promoted them into? My guess? Never! Line managers look to promote talent into roles they have not done before. We hope that, we (the line manager) have identified that this person has the capability to meet the challenge and stretch that… View Article

“That Person” …… “I know that person” ……

16 Aug 522 Views
“That Person” …… “I know that person” …… We all know people. We have opinions about the people we have worked with.  Some people we hold in higher esteem than others. What happens when putting a team together or looking to fill a key role in an organisation and “that person” comes to mind or… View Article

These Are Life Lessons You’ll Wish You Knew Later on in Life

10 Aug 584 Views
According to Lou Adler, CEO The Adler Group: Leadership begins with a vision, confidence and persistence. Confidence and persistence begins by stretching yourself and sometimes failing.  In his article he quotes Zig Ziglar “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”  That’s a principle… View Article

How to Become a More Well Rounded Leader

27 Jul 662 Views
Tony Schwartz from The Energy Project writes in the Harvard Business Review  that when stressed we overuse our strengths, which  may make our strengths  become liabilities, causing greater workplace issues. “Simply noticing this inclination has reminded me of the choices I can make  every day at work. But that’s not enough.  It is also important… View Article

What to do when your top performer stops performing.

12 Jul 622 Views
A senior operations staffer is performing poorly. How do you get a star back on track?  This recent article in Inc.com offers a few ideas from various CEO’s on What to do When Your Top Performer Suddenly Stops Performing. “I’d ask the employee what he or she thinks should happen, and then we’d work together to find… View Article