Is Unconscious Bias Affecting Your Hiring Process?

We have all been told that first impressions are lasting impressions. This seems particularly true in the hiring process. Often, supervisors, managers, and even recruiters...

Striking a New Tone for Organizational Design

To quote Bob Dylan, “The times, they are a changin’.” For organizations, the ability to adapt to change is a paradoxical mix of stability and innovation....

Should You Pay Employees to Quit?

We all know the positive effects on the bottom line when a company is full of engaged employees. Productivity goes up, customer service is better,...

What’s Your Style?

Do you tend to think out loud or prefer to reflect and consider your response before speaking? Do you sometimes wish you’d not spoken so...

Succession Planning

Q: I have been tasked with creating a “succession plan” for my organization. Can you give me an idea of what this involves? Succession planning involves identifying...

A Gray Area in First Amendment Claims

A U.S. Supreme Court decision handed down January 17, 2017, exposes a gray area in First Amendment law in the employment environment. The Court declined...

Economic Perspective

MSEC has prepared this Economic Perspective summary to assist the decision-makers of member organizations. The economic data contained in these charts represent a summary of...

Survey News

National Sales Compensation Survey Without a talented sales force, even the best products won’t sell. Do you need reliable sales-compensation data to analyze your current compensation...