Kevin Sheridan Kevin Sheridan
Kevin Sheridan is a New York Times best-selling author, a frequent keynote speaker and the chief engagement officer of Kevin Sheridan LLC. He can be reached at kevin (at) kevinsheridanllc (dot) com.

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Culture Was a Recent Word of the Year – for Good Reason


Largely due to its tracking of which words were looked up the most, Merriam-Webster announced “culture” as its Word of the Year for 2014.  Chosen at the end of each year (2015’s ...
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New Year’s Reflections on Job Engagement


This time of year, it’s natural to become reflective — to reflect on the last year and on resolutions you have for the New Year. One of my central messages in my keynote presentations ...
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The Best Interview Questions for Virtual Jobs


It can be a challenge finding good employees, and it becomes even more so when hiring for a virtual role. When you don’t see employees every day, you have to trust they are working ...
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Hiring Right – Fine Tuning Your Recruiting Efforts to Avoid Mis-hires


The report card on hiring in North America is pretty poor and indicates too many organizations are simply filling positions with “bodies,” as opposed to applying meticulous screening ...
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Employee Engagement Case Study: The DMV


I’ve written several posts for The Staffing Stream on the topic of employee engagement. A recent experience struck me as an excellent example for staffing industry executives: The ...
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The End of Employee Engagement? I think not.


There was a recent article in Forbes asserting that the employee engagement movement was dying on the vine or fading away, like the total quality movement (TQM) of the late 1980s and ...
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Why Working from Home is a Win-Win for Companies and Employees


Is your management team wrestling with the decision to let people work from home (WFH)? It can be a big change, but a positive and necessary one. Increasingly, people are viewing “work” ...
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Part Two – High Altitude Engagement: How Great Leaders Guide Teams to the Summit


Whether it’s summiting a mountain or climbing the corporate ladder, success can often be attributed to great leadership. Through my experience mountaineering and consulting with ...
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19 Ways to be a Bad Boss


There is a reason Hollywood produced a movie called “Horrible Bosses,” as well as its sequel. Listen in on conversations at a happy hour on any given Friday, and you will hear all ...
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The Non-Negotiable List – 20 Red Flags For Interviews


If you ever interview job candidates, you need a “non-negotiable list.” This list is used during the interview process to help identify “warning signs” that candidates ...
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