The Workforce Has Spoken—How Should Companies Respond?

March 9, 2022 We have moved past panic. We are now fully immersed in understanding the problem and fixing it. Adrienne Selko Last year, more than 47 million Americans walked away from their jobs. While manufacturing did not have the quit rates of other industries, the message was still heard, loud and clear. Employees areRead More

Poor Talent Strategy Surpasses Supply Chain Disruption As Top Worry

Feb. 8, 2022 Organizations continue to struggle with questions related to a timeline for returning employees to the office and developing new working models, including remote and hybrid, to satisfy their workforce. Executives are concerned about their ability to deliver value propositions that satisfy employees and a subsequent inability to retain and recruit talent accordingRead More

Getting Gen Z to Like Your Company

Here are some ideas to try. Adrienne Selko AUG 05, 2021 The bar to help companies attract the next generation of workers – Gen Z ( born 1995-2012 -- keeps getting higher. We understand they have different values, expectations and working styles. And now we have to get these employees to like our companies, saysRead More

Onboarding Your First Remote Hire

Now that WFH has become the norm rather than the exception and many companies have moved to hiring new employees without ever meeting in person, the next step in adapting to the new World of Work is to build onboarding practices that can accommodate new hires starting from a home office. Employee onboarding is essentialRead More

Monster report finds top global recruiting challenges for 2021

Released on January 7, 2021 The top recruiting challenges of 2021 include the skills gap, virtual recruitment and the recruitment process, according to a global survey of hiring professionals by job board operator Monster Worldwide. It found that 40% of respondents expect to continue facing the skills gap, with a third of respondents saying theRead More

Building your A-team

Sacramento Business Journal Leadership Trust By Dave Sanders , President at WorldBridge Partners Dave is well established in the West Coast venture capital community and is a General Partner in several seed-stage venture funds. As an investor in seed and high-growth companies, I look at (beyond the idea and market potential) the founders and the team they haveRead More

How to Use the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Top-Grade Your Workforce

No matter what business you are in, it has been impacted in some way by COVID-19. Some companies were forced to furlough employees, temporarily lay off certain people, and even close entirely.  Not many companies have taken a chance to examine the perks of the new job market, such as top talent being furloughed atRead More

Why Every Organization Should Rethink Its Policy on Hiring Remote Team Members

In the wake of COVID-19, many organizations had to swiftly transition into remote workplaces. Prior to this, only 3.6% of the American workforce worked from home. After the pandemic, for many companies, this was something completely new that they had not ever implemented. However, hiring remote employees can actually have a positive impact on theRead More

An Unprecedented Opportunity to Hire Great Talent!

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Claudio Fernández-Aráoz makes a compelling case to seize the moment in hiring great people. Ths business disruption over past months has created an unprecedented opportunity. He encourages business leaders to think beyond survival and look for opportunities this crisis has created. Chief among them is the chance toRead More