Author: P. William Marshall

How to build lasting results through proactive management of key positions

Many companies are plagued by what I call the ‘out-of-sight, out-of-mind syndrome.’ It is usually caused by, more  than anything, having way too much on your plate. A very common condition in today’s business environment.

Older workers are viewed as more seasoned, more stable, and hit the ground running

One of the trends we’re seeing  in the executive recruiting business is that more organizations are hiring older workers. While it is true that many older workers are getting the pink slip at some companies, there are other companies that are looking to put them back to work.

Stop Doing These 3 Things

As a human resources professional, your job includes attracting and hiring great executive talent in order for your employer to succeed. When it comes to recruiting, it's easy to make the wrong hiring decision without knowing it. A candidate may look perfect at first, but you really don't know how her work ethic relates to her resume until you actually see her in action. There are thousands of things you can do to hire better talent, but start by cutting out these 3 common items from your checklist:

If your organization thinks the reason to have a diverse workforce is simply political correctness, it is time to think again. Given the ever increasingly global nature of business and a national population that will be 57% minority by the year 2060 according to the United States Census Bureau, diversity is essential to business success in many ways.