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Focusing on the Softer Side of Hiring

by: McHenry Consulting
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 12:13

When evaluating a potential candidate for employment, often hiring managers quickly scan a resume or more aptly, a LinkedIn profile, to assess the viability of that candidate. We look for past positions, past employers, education and skills. Is this though the best indicator as to whether a candidate would be successful for our position? Are we missing certain candidates because we are only considering hard skills at the onset?

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 11:57

One of our firm’s strongest capabilities and expertise is within the PrismHR software platform. In fact, it is one of our centers of excellence. This month’s featured Prism services are the Prism Optimization Review, the Prismization Project, Informer Report Writing, and Staff Augmentation. Learn more by reading further in the article.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 07:46

One of the biggest challenges companies face today is managing employee turnover in a competitive talent marketplace. Future Workplace and Kronos conducted a new study indicating that 87% of employers said that improving retention is a critical priority for their organization. This statistic makes perfect sense, because another study from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed about 3 million Americans quit their jobs voluntarily each month. Another motivating factor to resolve this challenge is that employee turnover can be quite expensive. Some studies show that every time a company replaces an employee (salaried), it can cost them 6 to 9 months’ salary on average.

What Is the Value of My Business?

by: McHenry Consulting
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 14:07

In our M&A work – helping clients with a potential transaction, the main focus in "Stage One" is Value. “What is the value of the business?" is the first question from both buyer and seller's perspective. So, let me clear that up for you once and for all with this answer....“it depends."

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 09:32

When I envisioned 2018 as a kid, I for sure thought we would be flying our cars and people would be moving about town on hover boards. Is anyone still working on that? Well even though we are a bit behind on the flying car front, there is no doubt 2017 delivered on many fronts.

So, welcome 2018! I can only imagine what is in store. So what better time to look at 2018 trends in business.

As the company’s Prius driving socially liberal minded employee, I thought I would take this opportunity to speak about what 2018 trends we are likely to see on the corporate social responsibility front, known as CSR. This is an increasing sector of business strategic initiatives and one that in 2018 may be more visible and important than ever before.

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