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Soaring in the War on Talent Acquisition

In the race to win the war on talent, the best move may be to first stop, gather insights, and reflect… Today’s competitive market is fierce to acquire, hire, and retain the unique, best talent for your firm with talent that ultimately creates critical market differentiation.  However, when have you last taken the time to…

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Elevating Resilience and Engagement with Gratitude

Recently en route to deliver an inspirational and educational keynote for a client on the future direction of HR, I was musing upon what I could additionally bring to life from reflection on my mother’s recent passing that would benefit this group’s mindset and focus to increase employee engagement, performance, and retention. A memory flashed…

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Gallup 2023 Global Workforce Study

With more than 1,000 employed participants (ages 15+) from each of the 160+ countries that have participated in the survey process since 2005, Gallup completed its data gathering between April 2022 and March 2023, and just published its most recent study on the global workplace. Gallup’s 99-page report State of the Global Workplace 2023 Report:…

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A Profound Nuance in DEI

Are your DEI initiative(s) focused on the “D”, the “E”, or the “I”? Did you know it makes a difference? What are the impacts? Leading a comprehensive Human Resource Management (“HRM”), Organization Development (“OD”), and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (“DEI”) consultancy since 1995, I’ve recently heard statements related to DEI that lead me to…

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TR Strategy for Non-Profits: Earn Return on Your “Investment”

For most nonprofits, the recent past has been hard given significant workplace and labor market change. With many clients, the last few years have presented unique and difficult challenges including: Pandemic workplace changes; FLSA changes; Labor market scarcity; How work is performed; Intensified grant-maker scrutiny to fund on a ROI basis; Increasing costs of healthcare…

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The Human Resource Consortium is Celebrating 28 Years!

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And, most important, follow your heart and intuition.” -Steve Jobs Ruminating on conversations I began having in…

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Culture Matters! More Than Ever…

The Human Resource Consortium has devoted decades of its work to: unify organizations; create engaging cultures that serve as a compelling, competitive, strategic advantage; and develop organizations to become talent magnets. An organization’s culture is the single-most difficult and longest term competitive advantage an organization can create.  Its culture must adeptly align with the organizational…

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