View From The Boardroom

1109, 2023

Embracing a New Era of Work

By |September 11th, 2023|

As we evolve our approach to sales, recruiting and candidate engagement to adapt to the changing landscape, we must remain focused on our purpose and what is core to our businesses.

1906, 2023

‘Sansdemic’ Shift

By |June 19th, 2023|

It’s safe to say that it’s a difficult time to run a staffing firm.

Between ongoing economic uncertainty, ripple effects of the pandemic and decreased labor participation, staffing leaders are facing an unprecedented set of challenges. Over the past few years, we’ve contended with a massive talent shortage that is not going away anytime soon. And […]

1605, 2023

View from the Boardroom: Doing the Right Thing

By |May 16th, 2023|

Over the last few years, we’ve watched as the world of work has shifted and the ripple effects have played out across multiple industries, organizations and institutions. From the rise of remote work to an increased emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion, we’ve learned a fundamental truth: Change is hard, but it’s also good.

When it […]

2003, 2023

View From The Boardroom: Make an Impact

By |March 20th, 2023|

As we mark the third anniversary of the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s abundantly clear that most of us think about work differently now. We see more clearly that our work is interwoven into our daily lives and that our careers have a significant impact on our quality of life — whether we are […]

1502, 2023

View From The Boardroom: Candidate Expectations vs. Reality

By |February 15th, 2023|

We’re continuing to experience a volatile hiring market despite economic fluctuations, and as such, one of the universal truths we have come to realize is that candidates can afford to be selective. As job seekers continue to be more empowered, employers must prioritize the candidate experience. Effectively engaging candidates is critical not only in attracting […]

1411, 2022

We Can Do Better

By |November 14th, 2022|

For the first time in nearly two decades, staffing shortages have replaced financial challenges as the top concern among healthcare CEOs, according to the American College of Healthcare Executives’ annual survey. With changes stemming from the pandemic and new career pathways and structures gaining traction, staffing shortages and labor costs have risen, causing a decline […]

1710, 2022

Victors Set the Rules

By |October 17th, 2022|

The war for talent or the talent crunch — we’ve heard it all before. The ability to find the right talent has never been more difficult. We all thought that the pandemic might restore the balance, but in a way, trends in place before 2020 have become even more entrenched. People crave more flexibility, talent […]

1909, 2022

Let’s Grow!

By |September 19th, 2022|

In 2019, staffing industry veteran Dan Campbell mentioned to me a possible leadership opportunity at the company that he co-founded, Hire Dynamics, which had high growth aspirations.  I was no stranger to leading a company through accelerated growth. For the previous 22 years, I had been with one of the largest convenience store chains in […]

1807, 2022

View From the Boardroom: Invest in Great Outcomes

By |July 18th, 2022|

The economic variables in play right now have created a singularly unique set of circumstances. You can call it uncertainty, ambiguity or just plain chaos.

Inflation is increasing the cost of products and services while also adding wage pressure; economic volatility and higher interest rates are making it harder to access capital; and recession indicators are […]

1605, 2022

View from Boardroom: The Platform Paradigm

By |May 16th, 2022|

The first time I heard about managed service providers back in the 1990s, I remember thinking, “If this takes off, it’s really going to shake things up in the staffing world.” Well, MSPs did take off — and it certainly did change things industrywide, from how we interact with clients and how we’re structured to […]