Tag Archives: HR

Conformity Kills: Hire Outliers to Create Strong Cultures

Strong cultures are built upon diversity of thought and perspective. Cultivating a shared focus on talent and performance above all else gives CEOs a competitive advantage.

|22 Sep 2020

HR & CHRO Evolution: Jason Hanold Q&A Part 2

In part one of my interview with Jason Hanold, CEO and co-Managing Partner at Hanold Associates, we discussed his journey to the CEO chair, how the HR field/role has evolved over the past decade, and what CEOs seek in their HR professionals today.

|24 Apr 2020

Randstad CEO: The Future of Staffing Part 2

Randstad CEO Karen Fichuk is in her first year on the job.

|01 Oct 2019

Randstad CEO Karen Fichuk: Leading Staffing into the Future

Randstad North America CEO Karen Fichuk joined the company in February after spending much of her career at Nielsen.

|23 Sep 2019

4 Imperatives to Prep Your Team for a New Hire

New hire rejection: Don’t risk your team shunning a new employee because you did not prepare them ahead of time.

|13 Jun 2018

CEO Interview: Dave O’Flanagan, Boxever

Dave O’Flanagan is CEO and Co-founder of Dublin-based Boxever.

|04 Oct 2017

New Rule: Act Quickly on Job Referrals

When you’ve been around the tech world as long as I have, you know a lot of people. I am often asked to use those connections to help CEOs fill a particular position. I am happy to help with job referrals, and I try to refer only A players.

|29 Aug 2017

CEO Interview: Shawn Jenkins, Benefitfocus, Part 2

In this second part of our conversation, Shawn Jenkins of Benefitfocus discusses how he overcame some hard times in leading a growing business, what surprised him most about becoming a public company CEO, and some advice for CEOs regarding benefits.

|07 Feb 2017

CEO Interview: Shawn Jenkins, Benefitfocus, Part 1

Shawn Jenkins runs Benefitfocus, a leading provider of cloud-based benefits management software. In this two-part interview, he spoke with me about his journey as a CEO.

|31 Jan 2017

Org Charts Essential to Good Decision Making

A clear, continuously updated org chart is a surprisingly effective tool for fostering great decision making.

|06 Jan 2015