Kimberly shares her story with the Denver Business Journal

At the beginning of 2019, Kimberly Lucas, Goldstone Partners' Founder and Chief People Connector, was invited to join Denver Business Journal Leadership Trust--an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in the Denver area. As an invited member, Kimberly contributes articles to the DBJ website, and participates alongside fellow members in Expert Panels.

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Creative employee retention strategies

Earn their loyalty now - before someone else buys it! If you haven’t had to do any hiring lately – CONGRATULATIONS!  If you have, then you know how very difficult it is to find great talent, not to mention the task of employee retention.  This is may be the wildest market I’ve seen – in

Episode II, Bad Job Seeker Behavior

9 ways to ensure that you DON’T get the offer It’s summertime!  Feeling like I’ll take a lighthearted theme this month.  One of the coolest things about my job is that I get a firsthand recall of the best—and the worst—things that happen during an interview. The following are actual occurrences – I’m fairly certain

How to Nail the Interview!

This is a video that Kelley and I did for Hangar30.  This organization is dedicated to life skills and wellness education for our National Guard members and their families.  Much of the information is relevant to anyone so I thought we would share. Enjoy! Kimberly For more information on getting hired – and for

Who are the top CIOs in Colorado?

Last year, the Society for Information Management (SIM) teamed up with the Denver Business Journal for the first annual CIO of the Year.  It was an amazing success as Christopher Avery delivered the awards ceremony keynote address and SIM named four winners: Corporate -  Greg Lems is a problem-solving rock star at ClickBank Emerging Business