“Bigger Data” is On its Way. What Does This Mean for You?

April 30th, 2014

From the dawn of civilization through 2003, the world generated five exabytes of data. We now create that in 48 hours. And by 2020, we’ll create 50 times that. As we multiply data, we also multiply its complexity and the need to make sense of it. Companies with access to more data than their competitors […]

It’s Time to Evaluate Your Company’s Attrition

February 28th, 2014

Attrition is inevitable – but rather than bow to it, successful companies manage it as part of their ongoing business strategy. Losing an employee equates to a loss of the investment made to hire, train and develop that person. Tag on lost productivity, lower morale and possible reputation damage and the total impact can be […]

Are You Building Your Leadership Skills?

October 18th, 2013

“The most dangerous myth is that leaders are born – that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense. In fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.” These are the words of leadership studies pioneer Warren Bennis. And they underline a basic premise: You don’t have to be branded a […]

Pick Your Partner Wisely

March 19th, 2013

Finding the right job is a lot like finding the right life partner – whether it’s a friend, a spouse or a significant other.  When you start a new job, you’re entering a relationship that needs to be mutually beneficial, comfortable, satisfying and profitable. And with any luck, you’re both in it for the long […]