Fast Track Your Analytics Career

Increasingly, companies large and small will need competent analytics professionals to make sense of their data. That’s more than just speculation. According to Fortune, over the next 3 years, American companies will need to fill 2 million analytics positions. Worldwide, that number swells to about 4 million. The problem is that there won’t be enough…

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Broken Job Descriptions, and How to Fix Them

The recruiting environment has changed dramatically in recent years, and so have the tools required for success. Job descriptions are one such critical tool, but unfortunately they are not changing rapidly enough to suit the demands of modern recruiting. What’s Wrong With Job Descriptions? Most job descriptions in active circulation are just templates being recycled…


Can you trust your strategic initiatives to independent consultants?

The recent recession and anemic growth we are seeing has had fundamental and long lasting effects on how business is being done and how it will be done going forward. Companies have scaled back on staff and have learned how to operate as lean organizations. And with growth continuing to be anemic, it’s unlikely that…


Making it as an Independent Consultant

HBR calls it “The Rise of The Supertemp” for the trend we are seeing where experienced executives and management consultants are choosing to work on their own terms. In many cases, these highly accomplished executives could work full time in permanent positions if they chose to but they are finding that they can make close…


Are executives the new temporary workforce?

We’ve all heard of or even have friends, acquaintances, family members who have resorted to temping or contract work as a result of being laid off while they find the next full time opportunity. And it’s not just blue collar or administrative roles, but includes senior executives and management consultants from the top tier firms….