View From The Boardroom

3009, 2014

View From the Boardroom: Breaking Stereotypes

By |September 30th, 2014|

The industry’s importance grows as the world of work changes: perceptions break down
For our grandparents, maybe even our parents, a job was a job for life. Japan’s ‘salaryman’ may have become a cliché. But the employee of the big corporation, offering loyalty in return for a secure, long term position, was stereotypical of much of […]

109, 2014

View From the Boardroom: Stepping Forward

By |September 1st, 2014|

Advocating for a bigger piece of the global workforce
By Carl Camden

Earlier this summer, I was invited to a meeting at the White House with President Obama and about 30 leaders from other large companies. That’s not unheard of for executives in our industry, but what was different about this meeting was the topic: improving small […]

107, 2014

View From the Boardroom: Bridging the Talent Shortage

By |July 1st, 2014|

Reshaping the role of human resources to drive business
Talent is top of mind for most CEOs — from the composition of the leadership team to knowing how to access, mobilize and optimize the right talent in the entire workforce, no matter where it is in the world. Clearly talent has an enormous impact on business […]

105, 2014

View From the Boardroom: Happy to Work, Stay

By |May 1st, 2014|

Have you heard of employees being served lunch by their bosses? Believe it or not, it is fairly common at some workplaces. In fact, for employees of Marian Inc., a components manufacturer in Indianapolis, it’s a monthly occurrence. Executives don’t just serve meals to more than 100 employees, they also prepare them. Gestures like this […]

103, 2014

View From the Boardroom: Hedge Your Bets

By |March 1st, 2014|

The recruitment industry is facing a big change in this post-Great Recession market as employees begin to demand more from businesses. In fact, some global workforce analysts are referring to 2014 as the “Year of the Employee.” Employees are not only demanding higher pay in many industries, they also want greater flexibility, more technology, career […]

102, 2014

View From the Boardroom: Today’s Persona

By |February 1st, 2014|

2014 may shape up to be the prognosticated Year of the Employee, but it really depends on how you define “employee.” To us, it is what we have dubbed the “Tens Employee”: a professional job seeker of the 2010s — new or experienced — who will be differentiated from his/her predecessors by four key traits.

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