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How To Stop Your A-Team From Going To Your Competitor

How To Stop Your A-Team From Going To Your Competitor

Do you worry about losing one or more key members of your team? Retention is nearly always more difficult than attraction, when it comes to IT professionals working in…
Losing Staff? Take A Close Look At Managers

Losing Staff? Take A Close Look At Managers

Strategic leaders need to be reminded of something that they’ve probably known for years . Employers don’t leave organizations – they leave their direct manager. It’s a sobering thought, but if your organization is experiencing rapid turnover, a…
co-creation of contingent labor

Co-Creation For Contingent Labor

When we began our project with Michigan State University to help us reveal the secrets of an optimized supply chain, we did not expect co-creation to…
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In IT, It’s Only A Matter Of Time

No matter which industry vertical or sector you call home, by now you already realize that there is an extreme talent shortage within the IT profession. The influx of technology advancements, coupled with a decrease in IT college…
Workers Want To Work Hard

Workers Want To Work Hard

It’s a truism that human beings need to be needed. Being aware of this basic emotional truth, and ensuring it is a core value in your talent…
recruiting hidden talent

Finding Hidden Talent

Finding the top talent in your industry is much more complex than simply posting a job ad and sifting through a flood of applications. The best candidate…
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Are You Equipped To Manage Your Talent Supply Chain?

Today’s workforce is a combination of full-time, flexi-time, part-time, and contingent labor. While contingent labor is sometimes thought of as office temporaries only, the contingent labor workforce is in fact much broader. It includes office professionals ranging from…
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Niche Or Professional: Which Job Boards Do Professionals Prefer?

It’s no surprise that online job boards are now the favored tool for candidates seeking work. This is good news for employers, but it’s worth drilling down…
Encouraging Grassroots Governance

Encouraging Grassroots Governance

Corporate governance now includes the participation – and contributions – of virtually every business function. Whether due to the significant change in the corporate regulatory requirements of…
Nice Suit. Who’s Your Lawyer?

Nice Suit. Who’s Your Lawyer?

In the weeks leading up to my birthday (a fact with no bearing on this article except that I was born  on April 15: Tax Day) the overwhelming number of…