What Organizations Can Learn From An Orphanage

Andy Porter Andy Porter, Culture, Engagement and Satisfaction, Good HR

My wife and I recently returned from a two week trip to Ghana where, in addition to experiencing the passion of watching two World Cup games (vs US and vs Uruguay), we volunteered at the WORCSA orphanage in Dowdoa.  There are life experiences, and then there are Life Experiences.  Working at the orphanage with such great kids and passionate volunteers was a life experience …

Diversity Recruiting Lessons… from Broadway?

Jessica Lee Audacious Ideas, Candidate Pool, Diversity, Good HR, Jessica Lee

I recently came across an interesting article about Broadway’s efforts to woo black audiences to the theater, and there was so much about how they were going about their recruiting efforts that just seemed so right and so in line with my philosophies on how best to approach diversity initiatives in the workplace. For background, overall attendance at Broadway shows …

Don’t be lazy. HR Rockstars measure everything… old school style and new school.

Dawn Burke Dawn Hrdlica, Good HR, Metrics, Workforce Management Articles

So…the debate rages on recruiting Metrics.  Alex Douzet in his Workforce article “Quality of Fill” an Emerging Recruitment Metric did a fine job of getting the two main (and lingering) points across on the state of recruiting metrics: It is surprising that many, MANY companies do not have any metrics in place to measure Recruiting efforts. It is exciting to …