Guest: Sarah Fern, Chief People Officer at Velocity Global
When an organization decides it is ready to expand its workforce, meeting business needs and potential growth opportunities, where does the strategy for scaling begin? Is it best to set a target for expansion and work toward to goal, or take a more measured approach, evolving over time?
In this latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, we look at ways to quickly grow a workforce and standout in a competitive candidate marketplace with Sarah Fern, Velocity Global’s Chief People Officer. Learn how Sarah was able to successfully lead scaling efforts at a breakneck pace, helping to add over 400 people to Velocity Global over the last year and a half, all while maintaining her focus on finding the perfect fit for each role. With over 20 years of experience in the HR community, Sarah share’s her first-hand insight and advice to speedy scaling, as well as tips to avoid making the dreaded and costly “wrong hire”.
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