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Great Leadership Driven Cultures and a Great Workplace Are a Choice? ……… Here are two actual opposite outcomes. “Choose Wisely!”

Here are two dramatic examples, representing two actual companies, tracing how two opposite leadership driven cultures went about solving the same issue.  For simplicity sake both had $10 Million in sales/revenue, a 10% profit margin and 200 employees (20 management

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Let’s Be Very Clear! Finance controlled HR is not HR using data and analytics?

Part 5/6 Using a lack of talented applicants as an example: Finance, CFOs or x-CFO-CEOs have HR look at the problem as the cost of not filling critical positions and the increased never ending training of hires and NEOs.   Finance

Posted in Data and Analytics, human resources, retention, talent gap, Uncategorized

Talent Beyond Borders, Human Resources in Cross U.S. – China Business

John Hagen, President and Managing Partner of Washington Search Partners, moderated a 5 person panel “Talent Beyond Boarders” for the Washington State China Relations Council in June. Sponsored by Davis Wright Tremaine, Washington State China Relations Council, WASERPA and working closely with

Posted in China, human resources, talent gap, Washington Search Partners

ATTRACTING, GETTING AN APPLICATION AND CAPTURING GREAT TALENT IS A CULTURE CHOICE?

Great cultures, wages, benefits and people policies produce GREATER PROFITS….not less! Higher sales/revenue, performance, profits and great people policies are not mutually exclusive Fortune 500 organizations with great cultures and leadership are 105% more profitable than those without! Similarly, companies

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LEAN Culture Implosion and the Talent Gap

Another contributing answer for “Talent Gap Blindness” and the internal cultural talent problem can be found in Steve Gandara & Randall Benson of “Excellent Cultures” four part post on the inevitable LEAN Implosion (or any SixSigma, SAP, Kaizen, Continuous Improvement

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Are your RPOs, Temp Staffers and Recruiters violating Federal Laws?

Are your RPOs, Temp Staffers and Recruiters violating Federal Laws? Are you? Choose Wisely! In a recent SHRM article, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Aerotek, part of the nation’s 4th largest $10+Billion staffing firm, must comply with

Posted in human resources

ANOTHER LACK OF TALENT FORECAST? HOW MANY YEARS OF WARNINGS DOES IT TAKE?

John Hagen and Catherine Pierce-Waserpa

Another poor 2016 forecast for talent appeared in, “Capturing Talent Chief Concern Among CFOs” from Deloitte’s Q3 2015 CFO report.

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A Starbucks and Google HR Evening in Seattle, Moderated by Accenture’s Catherine Farley

John Hagen and Catherine Pierce-Waserpa

Recently, an estimated group of 100 company and HR leaders were invited to a“future of employment” forum in Seattle, Washington, sponsored by Scott Pitasky, Executive Vice President and Chief Partner (Human) Resources Officer of Starbucks, Laszlo Bock, Senior Vice President,

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