Category: Advice

  If you ask the managers at your organization about the top challenges they face, we’re willing to bet that “finding and hiring the right people” would be somewhere near the top. At least we know that’s the case for many of the managers we work with. And yet, there is a proven hiring and […]

    There’s a new phishing technique in town, and hackers are having a blast with it. Here’s how the latest shady maneuver is working: Hackers are approaching people and telling them that they’ve hacked into their email and/ or computer and have found some sort of “dirt” on them. Then comes the threat to […]

  If you appreciate a conversation based on practical things like data and analysis, that’s a good thing. And that’s why we have experts like my colleagues on the 14 West Organizational Development team. Among other things, they are partnering with business leaders to help them develop and leverage leadership to support real business goals. […]

A wet ceiling can be a really scary situation. First you hear it. Drip………. Drip…… Drip… (It’s getting faster!) Drip. Drip. Drip. Your mind spins into a frenzy while identifying every possible scenario. Is there a hole in the roof? Is there a cracked pipe? Has some enormously expensive piece of infrastructure just burst? The […]

Finding candidates that really excite us is not an easy task. Believe me when I tell you that the 14 West Talent team knows all about this struggle. But we’ve found that social media is making it a lot easier to not only find more people… but find the right people. To us, it’s just […]

There’s no denying it, folks. LinkedIn has positioned itself as the business tool for the modern day professional. Whether you like it or not, your profile is speaking loud and clear on your behalf. And if you’re thinking you’re off the hook because you don’t have a profile, you’re wrong. Your absence on LinkedIn can […]

We’ve told you a bit about our Employee Wellness Program in the past. You might wonder what makes our program any different from other workplace wellness programs. The first thing you should know about how we run our program… we never lose sight of the fact that in order for the program to be successful, […]

This post is merely a courtesy for those of you haven’t had the time to tear through the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act – all 1,097 pages of it. The majority of you have probably tuned into a broadcast or two, but have been too preoccupied with…well, life… to make heads or tails of it. […]

Being an employee at 14 West comes with a number of perks. Opportunity (if you are smart, and willing to push yourself and others) is one you hear a lot about. But this holiday send-off from one of the organization’s leaders was the perfect reminder of another pretty major privilege: realness from the top down. […]

Millions upon millions are still feeling the sting of the Equifax breach… even months after the news broke on basically every front page and cover around the world. The harshest part of this unfortunate reality is that they could be fighting this battle for the rest of their lives. As many as 143 million consumers’ personal information could be compromised – including […]