Human Capital Trends by Deloitte

Human Capital Trends by Deloitte

Equating your human workforce with “capital” is only slightly less demeaning than referring to them as “meat”.  Still, this report by Deloitte deserves some attention: https://dupress.deloitte.com/dup-us-en/focus/human-capital-trends.html.  Here’s my summary:...
Anti-Patterns of Technical Staffing

Anti-Patterns of Technical Staffing

  A recent World Economic Forum study explains how HR professionals are addressing the technical staffing skills gap.  Here’s a shout out to Gary Beach of the WSJ, who rightly calls them out the lack of innovation, imagination, insight or anything other...

Tactical vs Strategic Hiring at Startups

Startup managers try to hire only the perfect candidate, and for good reason:  Almost every company’s strategic value today comes down to its ability to find and retain the right talent.  The cost of a bad hire is significant from the time spent recruiting, lost...