Corporate Growth

THE TIDE IS TURNING: LABOR DEMAND EXCEEDING SUPPLY (PART II)

Mar 15th, 2017 | By | Category: Corporate Growth, Featured

Part I of THE TIDE IS TURNING: LABOR DEMAND EXCEEDING SUPPLY showed that supply and demand have struck again, turning the tide from an abundance of labor/workers/professionals for companies to choose from to the new human capital dynamics I forecasted beginning in 2016 in my 2016 Overall Economic Employment Forecast —“retaining/growing nimble employees in a tight […]



A Great Presidents’ Day Story

Feb 20th, 2017 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

You are looking at the picture of the first woman who ran for the U.S. Presidency…in 1872, even before women had the right to vote. Victoria Woodhull would have been the youngest U.S. President ever, at age 35. Her life story is filled with many firsts: She and her sister were the first women to […]



THE TIDE IS TURNING: LABOR DEMAND EXCEEDING SUPPLY (PART I)

Feb 13th, 2017 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

In 2016, 39% of large company executives said that they were either “barely able” or “unable” to find the talent that their firms required.[I] “The U.S. labor market has experienced unprecedented seven years of growth that has brought us near full employment. As we enter 2017, the tightening labor market will likely slow the growth,” […]



Beat the Odds—Win with M&A

Oct 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Corporate Growth, Featured

  How can your company be one of the minority of firms who capture the elusive benefits of successful merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions? Yes, it’s well documented that only a minority of companies actually pull off their M&A deals successfully—just look at these facts: 70% of M&A transactions fail to achieve intended revenue increases […]



5 Ways to Build Your Firm’s Talent: Part III – The Double Check Combo

Aug 1st, 2016 | By | Category: Corporate Growth, Featured

The people a firm hires, promotes, and retains are undeniably critical to corporate profitability and success. Reviewing the different approaches available for management to choose from—most of which tout that their system, metric, or methodology is THE BEST and works ALWAYS and in ALL SITUATIONS—made me realize that first thinking about a specific company’s environment […]



Terrorism and 2016 CEO Economic Forecasts

Jul 31st, 2016 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

“’Economic uncertainty’ was the top business concern cited by executives around the world, across virtually all regions. U.S. finance executives say that their companies have entered a holding pattern, awaiting clearer direction from a business environment shaped by: continued depression of oil prices slippage in China troubles in Brazil terrorism touching Europe,” according to the […]



5 Ways to Build Your Firm’s Talent: Part II—A Players and Moneyball

Jul 28th, 2016 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

The people a firm hires, promotes, and retains are undeniably critical to corporate profitability and success. Reviewing the different approaches available for management to choose from—most of which tout that their system, metric, or methodology is THE BEST and works ALWAYS and in ALL SITUATIONS—made me realize that first thinking about a specific company’s environment […]



5 Ways to Build Your Firm’s Talent: Part I – Analytics & Political

Jul 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

The people a firm hires, promotes, and retains are undeniably critical to corporate profitability and success. Reviewing the different approaches available for management to choose from—most of which tout that their system, metric, or methodology is THE BEST and works ALWAYS and in ALL SITUATIONS—made me realize that first thinking about a specific company’s environment […]



Topsy Turvy Turnover

Jul 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

  If turnover is so bad, why are so many companies doing it? Even at the top of corporations, turnover is high: CEO turnover globally was the highest in 15 years in 2015. For the U.S., it was the second highest in 15 years.[i] CFO turnover is near or at an all-time high in the […]



Employer Alert: Labor Supply Tide Change Is Upon You

Mar 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Corporate Growth

The labor market is finally getting tighter, which means that you, the smart employer, should change your interviewing, hiring, and retention efforts so that your company doesn’t find itself stuck in port without the employees you need. PROOF: Outside of my own personal experience as a retained search recruiter and career strategist where I’m seeing […]




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