Author Archives: Admin

COMPASS CAREER CELEBRATES 25 YEARS!

April 1994 – April 2019 Happy 25th Anniversary Many people have “turning points” in their lives. Bill and I came to our crossroads in the fall of 1988. After working for The Kroger Co. for 20+ years and managing the closing of the Kroger Carolina District, Bill experienced a five-year journey involving three jobs. He …

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COMMUNICATION IS A HUGE FACTOR IN THE SUCCESS OF A BUSINESS, BUT ARE LEADERS EFFECTIVELY MAXIMIZING THIS IMPORTANT SKILL?

Practically all companies (management and subordinates) admit that they have “communication” as a problem or challenge. The specifics vary, but clearly there are select aspects of communication that can cause misunderstandings, confusion, feelings of disrespect, etc.  Thus, “poor communication” can cost unnecessary expenses. Surveys and research have found that many communication glitches can cost a business hundreds, if not multi-thousands, …

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Improve Poor Communication & Benefit Your Business

COMMUNICATION: A BIG FACTOR AFFECTING THE BOTTOM LINE After hearing for years that “Communication” is the one big challenge of many organizations, Compass Career Management Solutions is ready and encouraging companies to tap into a half-day workshop that can “open communication” and resolve many of these murky, confusing and misleading glitches, which cause not only …

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EXECUTIVES IN TRANSITION

With 45-60 people moving into the Charlotte Metro each day, job openings will disappear before they are barely posted.  More companies are relocating or adding facilities here as well, but it is a race as which is happening faster: development of job openings or the arrival of job candidates? Charlotte has many excellent traits, offerings, …

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Resource For Transitioning Executives

When a professional finds him/herself in a career transition, some of their employers may provide professional transition assistance, while others do not. However, whether the executive receives professional career transition support or not, each will still find that he/she needs regular interchanges with other business persons, where they can discuss their experiences, concerns, and good resources. Most businessmen and …

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How To Effectively (Respectfully) Manage To Release Employees

No employer likes to release employees, and yet it is not uncommon to handle this in any business.  Losing a job is a very emotional experience for both sides of this situation, though the pain and stress of this event is usually harder for the person being released, as afterwards they will face telling their …

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NOTICE: Distinguishing What is “Outplacement”

When businesses need to downsize or release employees, some businesses are sensitive to the stress and hardship this causes, and so they hire an “outplacement firm” to assist those employees affected and facing job searches.  Though unemployment is low, the competition for positions are often extremely stressful and intense.  In addition, those employers who are …

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FREE Monthly Career Transition Support Group Meeting

Please mark your calendar for the next FREE monthly Career Transition Support Group Meeting, provided by Compass Career Management Solutions if you are a human resources professional in a job transition.  It is scheduled for Friday, February 1st from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 6135 Park South Drive, Suite 510, Charlotte, NC 28210.  Please to go …

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Encourage Strategic Preparation for Transitions

Change & Transitions: HOW TO REDUCE THE CHALLENGE Compass Career Management Solutions has been Experts in the business of “Change and Transitions” since we began in 1994.  Yet, it is no easier for any business or people.  One of the key factors that affects the process and outcome is “Good Organization”.  The better organized the businesses or …

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Does Outplacement Make a Positive Contribution

It is not uncommon for companies to decide to make changes near the end of a year as they prepare for a new year to begin.  There are always many unknowns, which leave business leaders to question how to keep their businesses healthy and successful.  One of the employer’s biggest expenses is the workforce.  Therefore, …

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