Three Keys to Effective Hiring

Good employees are among your business’s most valuable assets, but the wrong employees can be among its riskiest liabilities. Interviewing candidates and training new employees costs time and money.  This means it’s critical to ensure you hire the best people for your company, right from the get-go. A study suggests that “the organizations with the more effective hiring systems ranked …

Santa Claus Rally

Tis’ the season! Santa Claus is coming to town. As a result, new money can be expected to come into the market within the next couple weeks. We have already experienced record-high spending in the consumer discretionary sector, coupled with record low interest rates and decade low energy prices. Value can be found in the retail segment, more specifically, in …

Fail Fast

We learn from an early age to avoid failure at any cost. The thought of bringing home a report card with a big, fat “F” on it will have any school-aged kid shaking in their boots. Corporate executives and government officials often become embroiled in cover-up scandals because their other option – admission of failure – equates to career suicide.

Transparency – An Essential Core Value for any Company

This week let’s all focus on one of the most important core values for any company – “Transparency”. What makes us [Pagnato Karp] different and unique from every other financial advisor and firm is the level of transparency we provide our clients, colleagues and the market place. No doubt, we can and will get better at articulating our transparency. The …