Entries by Leslie Ferry

Skills Supply & Demand Gap

When you hear the words “skills gap” what immediately comes to mind? Most of us instinctively think technical skills. Whether a mechanic, accountant, or doctor, employees in specific fields have invested time, effort and in some cases, (significant) financial resources to acquire expert technical knowledge for their job.  And when an employer has a position […]

The Value of Setting Goals

As an avid tennis fan, let’s just say for a couple of decades, I’ve not seen the top ranking players shift all that often, especially in women’s tennis.  If you follow sports at all, you most likely know the Williams’ sisters and their dominance of the sport.  But at some point, they too will no […]

Emotional Intelligence Contribution to Career Success

Discussions about emotional intelligence (EQ) and its impact on the success of a career first surfaced in the 1990s.  Daniel Goleman1 concluded while conducting research for his 1995 book Emotional Intelligence that 67% of all abilities associated with strong job performance were related to emotional intelligence. Since Goleman’s provocative findings there has been mounting evidence of the […]

CEOs Add Chief Employee Experience Officer to the C-Suite to Achieve Financial Goals

Innovative organizations understand a delightful customer experience (CX) is driven by an intentional, positive employee experience (EX). Given the importance of creating a seamless link between employee engagement, customer satisfaction and company financial success, CEOs are establishing a critical new role in the C-Suite – the Chief Employee Experience Officer (CEEO). The competencies required of this […]

Employees Now Demand Excellence from their Employer

The capabilities evaluation and cultural fit of a prospective new employee is no longer one sided.  Yes, organizations continue to seek exceptional individuals. But those prospects, who have successfully achieved results for others and exhibit consistent values, are evaluating their potential new employer in extreme detail, especially younger workers.  Their desires for an ideal employer […]

Five Ways to Make Yourself Invaluable to Your Company

Have you ever walked into your boss’s office to find a room full of executives staring back at you? What do you do?  What do you say?  Do you take a seat, as you usually do, stand or apologize for interrupting and walk away?  Navigating the minefields and ladders of the business world often means […]

Data Scientist

Information and data analysis is the heart of all well formulated strategies and personal goals.  Amp-It harnesses the power of big data to help organizations and individuals analyze their performance and make adjustments to live a healthy, productive and prosperous life. We are looking for a Data Scientist to further amplify our capabilities by analyzing […]

Career Coach

At Amp-It we believe everyone deserves to live well physically, mentally, emotionally and intellectually, achieving their defined ambitions for happiness, productivity and prosperity.  That extends to living well in our professional life.  Much of our personal stress and anxiety is driven by our desire to perform at our best in the workplace. Our network of […]