Workforce


Dec

13

2016

How an On Demand Economy Equals Flexible Workforce

An on demand economy is one of the latest trends to transform the American business landscape with the introduction of a flexible workforce On demand economy is quickly becoming a hot topic not just in strategic talent management discussions but also as part of our daily lives. With the increase of technology and on-demand models, our need to not pay for something until we need...

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Sep

22

2016
Three Ways to Bridge the Generational Gap in the Workplace

Three Ways to Bridge the Generational Gap in the Workplace

Bridging the generational gap in the workplace is more important now than ever before.   The generational gap is a real issue faced by many workplaces today. With baby boomers reluctant to retire and millennials taking over as the largest generation in the US labor force, generational differences among employees are causing tensions to rise at the workplace. Rise of the Millennials Millennials have finally surpassed...

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Jan

27

2016
Managing a Virtual Workforce

Managing a Virtual Workforce

Managing a virtual workforce requires specialized training of managers. They are trained in the most effective techniques to control, monitor and assess employees from afar using IT and other methods. “I work from home” is a phrase you hear more often than not these days. Permanent employees working out of the office would have been quite unusual a decade ago, yet they have become a...

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Sep

11

2014
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A Threat to Temporary Workers in California

Contributed by Pamela Wasley, CEO. The California legislature struck another blow against business. As of August 28, AB 1897 (authored by Roger Hernandez, D – West Covina) passed in the California Assembly on a 47-24 concurrence vote and is now on Governor Brown’s desk awaiting his consideration. (Those of us in California know how these types of bills fare once they reach Governor Brown’s desk....

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May

16

2014
Highlights of Latest Vistage CEO Confidence Index

Highlights of Latest Vistage CEO Confidence Index

Contributed by Pamela Wasley, CEO. According to the latest Vistage CEO Confidence Index survey, CEOs remain optimistic going into 2014. The last six months constitutes the highest level of optimism in three years. Revenues are up, cost cutting measures have increased profitability leaving a substantial amount of cash on balance sheets, and 74% expect their revenues to increase over the next 12 months. And interesting...

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Mar

05

2014

It’s Time to Recalibrate Your Company’s View of the Workforce

Contributed by Pamela Wasley, CEO A key role for a CEO is to study industry, economic and geopolitical trends in order to prepare their company for the expected impact. I follow trends in human capital very closely because they have a profound influence on every business with employees. I want to share my most recent insights so you can adjust your staffing strategies and tactics...

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Nov

04

2013

Why Most Job Descriptions Don’t Help Find the Right Executive

Contributed by Kristen McAlister, President We all know the typical job description that includes an overview, duties, responsibilities, etc. At Cerius, we have seen many executive job descriptions over the years and it is disconcerting to see included things such as “review monthly dashboard and reporting” and “manage the internal team and work with outside customers”. These are vague and do not incorporate decision making...

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Sep

04

2013

Our Part-Time Nation, Part 2

There’s growing evidence that small businesses are becoming more strategic,savvy, and cautious when it comes to staffing their organizations. According to a recent survey by SurePayroll, 22% of small businesses plan to hire independent contractors (or part-time staffers) instead of full-time employees. The survey is summarized in an article in Staffing Industry Analysts. Next time you’re driving down the road next to an office park...

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