All Blog Posts Tagged 'Strategic' (9)

CBO: $10 Minimum Wage A Mixed Bag

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released a report presenting mixed reviews for President Obama’s key initiative of raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. On the…

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Added by Scott Sargis on March 12, 2014 at 8:51am — 8 Comments

Engineering Innovation, The Real Way To Create More Jobs: Part 1 of 3

This is the first in a series of three articles I have created for you to cultivate your inventiveness. Research has shown that innovation can be nurtured with coaching. Furthermore, new innovations give rise to new companies and plenty of new jobs.

Many large companies like General Motors (GM) have had their “hands out” looking for bailouts during this and past recessions. However, research from the Small…

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Added by Scott Sargis on December 14, 2013 at 11:08am — 1 Comment

Employment Picking Up Momentum: TIME TO ENGINEER A NEW RESUME!

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, the unemployment rate dropped a staggering .3% to 7%. In the process 203,000 new jobs were created. This brings the total to 1,235,000 new jobs created over the last seven months!

 

Job creation was across the board in most sectors including:

  1. Transportation and warehousing creating 31,000 new jobs in…
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Added by Scott Sargis on December 7, 2013 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

Achieving Organizational Alignment – Getting all employees to move in the right direction

Achieving organizational alignment is a strategic HR activity that can deliver significant benefits to an organization. Alignment is more than ideal state. It is imperative to ensure the organization is successful in getting all employees to move into the same direction, to achieve the vision of the organization.

Alignment is one of the power words in an organizational change consultant’s toolkit. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t use or refer to alignment.

Some years ago, I…

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Added by Charles Van Heerden on August 14, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

Is Temporary Staffing Permanent Now?

An article in the New York Times suggests that employers and employees alike might be moving toward a temporary-centric staffing model.

In November 2010, 80% of the 50,000 jobs created in the private sector were temporary positions. For all of 2010, a bit more than 26% of 1.17 million jobs were temporary positions. That’s a lot.

What are we to make of such high numbers of temporary…

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Added by Tim Giehll on March 14, 2011 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Filling Executive Level Job Vacancies: Understanding Why Passion Trumps Pay

Compensation is no match for worker happiness, as I recently shared, in my post on how best to fill job vacancies. But how does compensation stand up to passion?



Recent research into what compels employee performance is changing our understanding of what motivational techniques are truly most effective. Contained within this research are important implications for staffing firms, corporations and executive search firms struggling with executive level job vacancies.



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Added by Tim Giehll on October 22, 2010 at 2:49pm — No Comments

What Keeps You Up at Night?




Added by Nick Tubach on May 4, 2010 at 11:58am — No Comments

Six Sigma for Human Capital Supply Chains

The concept of Six Sigma is not merely a quality initiative for

manufacturing or distribution organizations, but it is a business

initiative for any strategic business process, including Human Capital

Supply Chains. The real message of Six Sigma for HR goes beyond

statistics. Six Sigma for HR is a total management commitment and

philosophy of:

  • excellence,
  • customer…
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Added by Tim Giehll on March 23, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Need Strategic and Creative Sourcing Specialists!!

We are looking for a few good Men and Women to working VIRTUALLY for our

organization! (LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY, office is in Lake Forest, IL)



Your responsibilities will include:



**Strategic sourcing of corporate or sales positions.

**Partnering with recruiters and hiring managers to identify passive

candidates.

**Pipeline creation and management

**Proactive identification of sourcing solutions including cold calling,

database management… Continue

Added by Mary Raymond on May 12, 2008 at 10:40am — 1 Comment

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