View From The Boardroom

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 […]

2103, 2022

View from Boardroom: The Bright Side

By |March 21st, 2022|

Our world has been turned upside down and staffing is no different. After buying two companies in the middle of a pandemic, it’s been interesting, to say the least. Going to a remote environment was, in my opinion, necessary to keep my people safe. Over time it has basically been a great adventure, one we […]

1402, 2022

View from Boardroom: The Great Test

By |February 14th, 2022|

There’s a phrase about culture that’s said so often it’s almost cliché: Culture eats strategy for breakfast. It’s the people implementing a plan who make the difference. No matter what direction you go or conditions you encounter, culturally strong companies more consistently execute their strategies and overcome challenges. At Medical Solutions, we include cultural considerations […]

1511, 2021

View from Boardroom: It’s Now

By |November 15th, 2021|

It’s time to retire the phrase the future of work; that future is today’s now of work. Business leaders need to pay attention. It’s long been said that the best way to predict the future is to create it. That’s exactly what’s playing out today as many businesses adjust — sometimes scramble — to meet […]