How to be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work With

As the workforce evolves around us, change is touching all areas, especially management. Where managers were once responsible for maintaining order and procedure and ensuring the team hit their goals, managers are now expected to do that plus recognize, validate, … Read More

Five Great Reasons to Give Your Employees a Taste of the Gig Experience

The number of Americans actively participating in the gig economy just keeps going up. According to a 2017 study conducted by the Freelancers Union, 57.3 million people freelanced last year, and almost half of all working Millennials report engaging in … Read More

Hire from Within to Save Time, Money and Retain Your Best Employees

How often are open roles in your organization filled by existing employees? In most organizations, the answer is “not often enough.” On its surface, hiring from within rather than looking outside the company for talent seems like a no-brainer: it’s … Read More

How to Help Your Employees Discover their Hidden Talents

Often when we think of employee talent, we think in terms of acquired job skills gained through work experience. It’s not just HR that evaluates job skills based on professional experience; it’s employees too. As talent management becomes more pressing … Read More

How to Manage Freelancers

How to Manage Freelancers: 5 Tips for Getting the Best Results

Working with freelancers is different than working with direct reports. How do you keep someone motivated when you don’t have formal authority over them? After all, they’re not poised for promotions or bonuses, and the company’s success or failure doesn’t … Read More

Developing great Millennial leaders

Developing Great Millennial Leaders

They’re driven. They’re hardworking. They’re focused on upward mobility. Millennials are now the largest segment of the US workforce, and Millennial leaders are poised to bring a new style of management into the workplace—one that emphasizes collaboration, autonomy and continuous … Read More

Job perks your employees care about

The Job Perks Your Employees Really Care About

Companies are increasingly borrowing tactics employed by startups to create happier, more engaging workplaces. For a company struggling with low engagement or high turnover, job perks like on-site games, nap rooms and free food may seem like easy ways to … Read More

Talent optimization and your contingent workforce

Talent Optimization and Your Contingent Workforce

Talent optimization is critical to the success of any organization. According to the US Government Accountability Office, 40.4% of the US workforce is now made up of contingent workers. 92% of companies across all industries cite non-traditional staffing as a moderate to vital … Read More

Millennial employees: how to get the best out of them

Bring Out The Best In Your Millennial Employees

It’s no secret that Millennial employees, the contingent that will soon make up a majority of the global workforce, present new challenges for managers and HR professionals. So much has been written about low engagement and turnover among Millennials that … Read More

Talent Management: Optimizing Your Talent Pool

Talent Management: Optimizing Your Talent Pool

Today’s workers are disengaged and underutilized while organizations struggle to find the right talent management strategy. While the skills gap continues to make it difficult for hiring managers to find qualified external job candidates, most companies lack the deep insight … Read More