Hiring the Right Employees
The most Important Decision

January 14, 2009

Given the current economic reality, many managers are facing hard decisions regarding staff levels. However, now is also a great time to put out the help wanted sign, smart hiring can make the difference when the recovery comes. As discussed in Staff Reductions, the Most Difficult Decision, you should carefully consider your business model in [...]

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Staff Reduction
The Most Difficult Decision

January 12, 2009

Are you planning a staff reduction to survive today’s economic reality? This is, and should be, the hardest decision a manager faces. Understanding the need to make the decision isn’t hard, if you are running the business effectively you will quickly realize that current revenue doesn’t support current staff levels, and staff reductions are necessary. [...]

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6 Ways to Get the Best from Freelance Talent

September 12, 2008

Do you use freelancers like writers or consultants, or some other form of freelance talent?  It’s an excellent way to absorb ebbs and flows in activity. There are times when hiring a creative consultant will make the difference between good and great because they can bring fresh ideas and perspective to bear on problems or [...]

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