“Employees Are Our Most Important Asset”

Steve Gifford Always Be Closing, Audacious Ideas, Culture, Good HR, HR & Marketing, Influence, Innovation, Performance, Seat at the Table, Steve Gifford, Talent Strategy, Training and Development

It’s on your website, and it’s in your handbook.  You’ve heard an executive say it to a crowded room.  It’s just vague enough that it’s hard to disprove, but doesn’t really commit the company to anything. Want to get the attention of everyone at the table? Ask this: What’s the last major program we launched to optimize this asset? Because, …

Recruiting 101: It's All About Chemistry

Kathy Rapp Current Affairs, Engagement and Satisfaction, Kathy Rapp, Recruiting, Talent Strategy

Less money ($30 million or so).  Less fame (See ya later, L.A.).  Less press (Kobe unfollows Howard on Twitter -uh, really?!!). In case you haven”t heard, Dwight Howard selected The Houston Rockets as his next NBA home, leaving what many thought was a championship in the making with the Los Angeles Lakers. Houston, a team that has struggled to even …

Brains Before Bros: Why Hiring Smart People over Experienced People is a Winning Talent Strategy [Webinar]

Holland Dombeck McCue Good HR, Hiring Bias, Recruiting, Talent Strategy, Webinar

True or False: I hire smart people and trust they’ll figure out what do to rather than looking for Drones to fill the seats in my shop. True or False: My existing talent pool is always my first line of defense in filling key roles that become available in my organization. If the first statement is true, shouldn’t the second …