Leveraging Analytics in Human Resources – Talent Assessment and Recruitment

Technology, data, and analytics have become important items in the strategic decision-making toolkit. One of the reasons for this is that the drivers of business value have changed dramatically. In the past, business value was tangible - warehouse stock, money in the bank, real estate, etc., and they were accounted for on the balance READ MORE

2022-06-07T11:38:07-04:00January 6th, 2022|

The Strategic Role of the CHRO

“People are our most important asset.” You will find some version of this phrase in almost every company’s website.  The use of this phrase, however, includes a degree of risk.  As Lean Enterprise Institute pointed out, it can be read as disrespectful to the very people it refers to, reducing them to one of READ MORE

2022-06-07T11:39:07-04:00December 23rd, 2021|

Supply Chain Leadership

One of the most pervasive tropes in the post-Covid recovery of businesses is “supply chain issues.” While this has been used in times past as an excuse for poor or delayed service, in point of fact it is a real and complex problem, a problem that offers the opportunity for a competitive edge for companies READ MORE

2021-12-16T08:00:29-05:00December 16th, 2021|

Diversity Recruiting

Diversity recruiting is the practice of hiring candidates using a process that strives to be free from biases for or against any individual or group of candidates. It is still merit-based recruitment and still aims to find the best possible candidate, but it’s structured to give all applicants, regardless of background, an equal opportunity. When READ MORE

2021-12-09T08:00:16-05:00December 9th, 2021|

The Subtleties of CEO Recruiting

From 1995 to 2001, CEO turnover in major corporations increased by 53 percent. The number of CEOs leaving because of the company’s poor financial performance increased by 130 percent, and the average tenure of CEOs declined from 9.5 to 7.3 years. That’s a far cry from the days of CEOs who seemed to have a READ MORE

2021-12-02T08:34:31-05:00December 2nd, 2021|

Virtual Recruiting and Hiring 2: The Interview

In the first blog in this series, we looked at the prework you need to do to recruit effectively, particularly when the process will be done remotely. Once the Scorecard is complete, and you have used it to eliminate unsuitable candidates and to highlight the ones who are most attractive (on paper at least), you READ MORE

2021-11-18T08:00:26-05:00November 18th, 2021|

Virtual Recruiting and Hiring 1: The Scorecard

As the Covid pandemic continues and remains unpredictable, virtual recruiting and hiring is increasing in importance. With the likelihood that lessons learned during the pandemic will make mixed or “hybrid” (in-person and virtual) the new reality of doing business, it’s unlikely that we will return to 100% in person. Actually, virtual recruiting has its advantages READ MORE

2021-11-11T09:39:47-05:00November 11th, 2021|

Leverage Talent to Compete in Declining Markets

What do you do when you’re in a company that is in a declining market, with stringent government regulations on advertising and promotions? For many companies the answer was to diversify into new products, overseas markets, or to quietly fade away. One, though, took a very different approach. They built up all aspects of their READ MORE

2021-11-04T08:00:37-04:00November 4th, 2021|

The Great Resignation in Healthcare and Tech

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4 million Americans quit their jobs in July, 2021. Resignations peaked in April and have remained abnormally high for the last several months. A record-breaking 10.9 million jobs were open at the end of July. Much if not most of what has been written about this “Great READ MORE

2021-10-28T08:00:13-04:00October 28th, 2021|

Myths & Realities of the Remote Work Environment

Working remotely during the pandemic has been an overwhelming success for both employees and employers. A report published by BBC after surveying 4,700 in the workforce found that the majority of these professionals and executives don't want to return to the office in a full-time capacity. 72% of these workers said that they wanted a READ MORE

2021-10-21T08:00:42-04:00October 21st, 2021|