Procter & Gamble to Acquire Merck

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Recently, Procter & Gamble announced they reached an agreement to purchase the consumer health division of German pharmaceutical giant, Merck, for $4.2 billion. This acquisition positions Procter & Gamble to move into the growing vitamin supplement market, which experienced a 6% growth between 2014 and 2016. Merck’s consumer products include several major vitamin brands, including… Read more »

Evaluating New Talent – Corporate Matchmaking Part 2

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Part one of this blog post introduced the use of personality testing for evaluating new talent. It examined the goals of testing as well as the legal ramifications of using tests for this purpose. This post will continue this topic and explore different types of tests, as well as other factors to consider if you… Read more »

Turning the Grind Into the Goal – Part II

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In part one of this post, the focus was on the pursuit of happiness or finding joy in your work as a way to succeed at it in the long term. This post will explore alternate views and approaches to career progress that can help you maximize your own effectiveness and the effectiveness of your team…. Read more »

What Do Excellent Candidates Want?

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Good candidates are attracted to a company with a competitive compensation and benefits package. They are also likely to be interested in the location of the company and it’s proximity to their home. It’s common to be interested in a company with good hours and a predictable schedule. These are all very reasonable selling points… Read more »

Understanding Candidate Expectations

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Candidates have high expectations. And that’s natural and to be expected, right? So what’s the issue? The important thing here is to be aware of what their expectations are. For the hiring manager knowledge is power. Here are three candidate expectations every hiring manager should be aware of. Candidates expect an easy application process. Well… Read more »

Company Growing? 3 Ways You Need to Adjust Your Talent Strategy

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What is your best talent strategy as you grow your company for the future? Optimize your human capital by focusing on the full talent management spectrum – from sourcing and recruiting to employee development and retaining your top performers for the long term. Recruitment: Balancing Skills and Culture HR pros continually debate whether to place… Read more »