IS YOUR COMPANY CULTURE INCLUSIVE? DON’T GUESS OR ASSUME USE THE INCLUSION INDEX® TO FIND OUT

Diversity and inclusion are nouns, yet these words are spring-loaded for action within corporate boards and executive suites today. Around the globe, governments, regulators, stakeholders and shareholders are exploring what…

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: WHY INCLUSION SHOULD BE THE FOCUS

Most companies today earnestly encourage diversity in their workplaces. Professionals evaluate and refine policies, practices and talent sourcing to create diverse work communities. Whether for principle-based or regulatory-based reasons, the…

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SHIFTS AND GAPS EMERGING TRENDS FOR SKILLS NEEDED BY COMPANIES

Working with clients to find the ideal talent for roles in businesses gives us a special perch on which to see trends and changes ahead. It’s a comfort to see…

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MANAGEMENT MINDFULNESS: NEW WAYS TO UNDERSTAND THE PEOPLE WE MANAGE

I find it interesting when management work is often referred to as either the hard science or the soft science. The hard science refers to deliverables, tasks,goals, and plans while…

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HEALTH SCIENCE, ANGELS AND EARTHLY TALENT

Among the thrills I experience in working in the health science industry are the amazing changes that happen. One of those is happening now. Let’s call it “angels on a…

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DON’T GET MARRIED AFTER THE FIRST INTERVIEW DATE: HOW ASSESSMENTS HELP YOU MAKE WISE CHOICES

Hiring has significant consequences for any organization.   If you make the right choice, performance improves, capability deepens and teams mature. If you make the wrong choice, morale and performance drops…

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PEOPLE AND THE PERFECT PLACE

While the title is not as endearing as is Harold and the Purple Crayon, there are similarities in the adventure of finding the ideal fit for professionals. It is one thing to…

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IS THE DECK STACKED AGAINST FOREIGN FIRMS ENTERING THE U.S.?

One would certainly come to that conclusion after reading the Schumpeter Blog in The Economist January 12, 2017 – America Leaves Foreign Firms Out In The Cold.  However, I would respectfully…

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RESTAURANT INDUSTRY BALANCING ACT: TECHNOLOGY AND STAFFING

The landscape of the Restaurant Industry has changed dramatically in the last decade. The National Restaurant Association states that consumers spend nearly half of their food budget at restaurants[1].  However, restaurants…

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THE LIFE SCIENCE BLOG SERIES NO. 1: USING VENTURE DEBT EFFECTIVELY

Growing life science companies seeking to raise capital face a wide range of options, structures, and considerations. Early Stage Friends and family, angel investors, and even some venture capital firms…

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