The one common objective for every business is to be successful. Success, and the means to sustain it, has been pored over, written about, and waxed upon from every conceivable angle and vantage point.
Fill and bill rates are two examples of surface-level metrics that usually get looked at to signify a successful vendor-manager union. But when looking at a contingent workforce program, it’s necessary to dig a little deeper. Back-end metrics can help provide that perspective.
An annual global survey of project, program, and portfolio managers offers insights into organizational trends related to hiring and the workforce.
With companies across the nation (and around the world) suddenly experiencing a forced work-from-home (WFH) experiment, employees and their managers have been thrust into the unknown.
As more business activity transitions to the digital world, training and development are common areas of focus for many companies of all sizes. Advances in telecommunications technology mean that companies can work efficiently with geographically distributed staff like never before.
It can be unsettling to see how the difference between success and failure sometimes comes down to very small details.
Over the last few years, diversity and inclusion (D&I) have become indivisible parts of conversations about how to build a successful team and culture. Creating an environment that is inclusive to employees of all genders, backgrounds, and identities is important not just because it’s the right thing to do but also because it’s the only […]
Managers want to see the best from their teams and typically mandate a set of criteria and expectations employees must meet. At times, of course, managers may be frustrated by the habits, behaviors, attitudes, and work products of their staff members. But one of the biggest mistakes managers make across all industries is failing to […]
It’s true that the best companies derive value from all levels of their organization. At the same time, there’s no denying that good leaders are essential to any company. Although we might feel like some people are simply natural leaders, there is actually a fairly big industry revolving around leadership development.
Employee training programs often focus on company-specific, industry-specific, or role-specific skills and knowledge. For example, a bank might regularly train employees on new banking regulations; a warehouse might train workers on the company’s process for storing certain types of products or materials; and a marketing department might train its staff on new social media trends.