August
6

How To: Hiring for Culture Fit

Culture can be defined in many ways. The Cambridge English Dictionary defines  culture as “the way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs, of a particular group of people at a particular time.” Companies often talk about their culture in terms of values, norms and beliefs that make up the way people within the organization […]

March
1

“Requirements” Time to Shift Thinking

How do you determine what is required for a job? Many employers still cling to a rigid set of guidelines often driven by the job description including a specific minimum number of years in a comparable role or function, specific industry or software experience and education requirements. If this describes you then I’d like to […]

February
7

The Counteroffer vs Retention – If the counteroffer is your primary tool for retaining your people, you need to rethink your strategy.

We are officially in a “sellers’ market” where employees with good performance and skills can find opportunities and command offers because the labor market is tight. In many industries and segments there are not enough people with the right skills and training to fill the available positions. When a good employee resigns to accept another […]