The Business Case for Gender Diversity in the Workplace

  With the International Women’s Day approaching, companies and individuals worldwide will be reviewing gender parity, progress, and future projections for women in the workplace. The positive benefits of a gender diverse workforce have created a solid foundation for these discussions and path forward.  Everyone – HR and Operations –…...

The Strong Impact the Paints & Coatings Industry Makes to the US Economy

  The US paints and coatings industry is estimated to be around $28 billion and contributes significantly to the economy by exporting coating products worth $1.5 billion. This number is set to rise with the increase in future global demand. Although the industry’s growth is hampered by factors such as…...

‘Nailing’ the Construction Project Manager Interview

  After recruiting within the Construction space since 1999, we have worked numerous searches for Project Managers. Within those searches, the mandatory job requirements, as well as the job descriptions, has varied broadly between construction firms. Helping candidates fully prepare for a project manager interview is dependent on understanding the…...

Infographic; 6 Telltale Signs You Are Dealing With a Potential Bad Hire!

After talking in-depth with multiple  hiring managers over the years that have made bad hires, and conducting 'autopsies'  on those situations, we have identified 6 clear-cut indicators that should make you think twice, prior to proceeding. It is a fair assumption that while dating and interviewing, people will be on…...

Creative Reference Checks Yield Complete Candidate Picture

Depending on their role, employees can serve as a company's primary interface with important clients, and often conduct activities that impact bottom line profitability. Employees can potentially perform delicate duties, manage valuable assets, and have access to sensitive information.  It is therefore imperative that employers build a comprehensive picture of…...

Time Invested in Training Tomorrows Sales Leaders, Pays Big Dividends TODAY!

  Business executives can be forgiven for not wanting to think about a key, upper sales management employee leaving the firm. They cannot, however, be forgiven for not planning how to deal with such a possibility. Planning for changes in the sales leadership environment will not only pay off when…...