The Secrets of Sourcing in South America……..

Kelly Dingee Sourcing

Let me get all Mary Poppins on you and say “Pish Posh – there’s nothing to sourcing in South America.”  Seriously – if you can source in the U.S. (construct a strategy, create Boolean string in the U.S.) you can source internationally.   And I can’t think of a better place to test out your strategy than in South America – …

Generational Welfare – EVERYBODY Loves the Trophies….

Kris Dunn Generations, Kris Dunn

You’ve heard the conventional wisdom that Gen Y and kids today are/will be damaged goods in the workplace due to an over-abundance of praise from their parents.  The easiest symbol for this over-abundance of praise?  The fact that everybody got a trophy for participating, everyone was a winner when the Y’s were growing up.  Here’s an alternative view – the …

Company Culture – More Than A Custom T-Shirt and Flip-Flops…

Jason Pankow Culture, Jason Pankow, Recruiting, Retention

Culture is a word you hear thrown around a lot.  Seems nowadays, everyone is talking about theirs. But, what does it mean to the average candidate, and how can we, as recruiters, work it to our benefit? Barry Phegan explains company culture essentially as interests, values and attitudes shared by employees to help them “work together in harmony.” But, to …

Your Employees Lie to You…

Paul Hebert Engagement and Satisfaction, Paul Hebert, Performance, Retention

An entire industry exists to help you survey your employees and find out what they want and need to be productive, positive, contributing members of your organization.  Unfortunately, too often, the results of these surveys will steer you down blind alleys and hurt your engagement efforts. People generally say what they expect their audience wants to hear.  Employees are no …