ConnectedHR in the Media 

ConnectedHR helps companies build organizational alignment through human resources and professional recruiting services. The ConnectedHR Team and its founder, Mark D’Agostino, are contributors to various business publications and some of these articles and insights are shared here. 

20 essential nonverbal skills that make leaders better communicators

20 essential nonverbal skills that make leaders better communicators

Effective communication extends far beyond words. The unspoken gestures and actions that leaders employ can play a large role in conveying a message, expressing understanding and boosting overall morale. To truly excel in their roles, leaders must recognize the pivotal role of nonverbal communication in shaping interactions and organizational culture.

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14 qualities leaders look for in new hires

14 qualities leaders look for in new hires

Leaders and hiring managers know that every job candidate must be considered based on their blend of skills, experience and personal traits, because every team member puts their personal stamp on their role and brings a unique benefit and perspective to a business. Still, there are certain qualities that all top employees tend to possess and demonstrate in their work, so experienced leaders look for them as they consider potential new team members.

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How to improve your employee onboarding process

How to improve your employee onboarding process

Remember that first day of elementary school? Each year, heading into school with a tinge of sadness at summer’s end, but the excitement of seeing your friends, finding your classroom, and cracking open that box of new crayons.
First days were fun for the teachers, too (or so they made it seem).

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10 helpful and effective ways companies can support working parents

10 helpful and effective ways companies can support working parents

Whether working in the office or remotely, parents often deal with multiple pulls on their time and energy, and this can be especially true in the summer. But at any time of year, many professionals are juggling managing parental responsibilities — such as attending school and sports activities and caring for their kids when they’re sick — with meeting work demands.

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20 business leaders’ strategies for anticipating and overcoming obstacles

20 business leaders’ strategies for anticipating and overcoming obstacles

Every business will encounter stumbling blocks, but it’s easier to get past them if the team is prepared. While each company has to consider and plan for the unique issues that might impact it, there are broader strategies that can help leaders and their teams develop their proactivity, flexibility and adaptability muscles.

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Improve hiring and retention with the conscious capitalism approach

Improve hiring and retention with the conscious capitalism approach

The concept of “conscious capitalism” is not just for large companies — it has applications for businesses of every size and can be particularly impactful when it comes to hiring and retention.

For those not familiar with “conscious capitalism,” it is the subject of the book “Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business,” by John Mackey, co-CEO of Whole Foods Market, and Raj Sisodia, a former marketing professor at Bentley University.

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9 steps a leader should take before (and after) deciding to let someone go

9 steps a leader should take before (and after) deciding to let someone go

It’s never an easy decision to let an employee go, and good leaders put in a lot of thought before doing so. Still, when a final decision is made to part ways with an employee, a leader can feel more confident that they’re doing the right thing if they’re sure they’ve first done everything possible to salvage the relationship.

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Create Successful Internship Programs

Create Successful Internship Programs

If your organization is planning to bring on interns for this summer, make sure your internship program is strategic and impactful. Remember you’re building the future, today.
As we enter the summer “internship season,” I’d like to share some advice on how to get the most out of your internship program:

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