I attended the TAG Business Launch 2012 last night 5/24/12 at the Defoor Centre in Atlanta. Four companies in the funding stage made 15 minute presentations to 4 judges to win a $50000 prize. The contest finalist will receive over $450K in cash, services and prizes from some generous TAG Service Providers. Below is my […]
A successful recruiting project starts with a thorough understanding of the need and what is required for the candidate’s success as an employee. Start with a good talent pool and then evaluate fit for both parties along the way. What should result is a clear decision that a job and candidate are right for each […]
WARNING: Hiring the first PeopleSoft candidate you like can be hazardous to your TEAM’s health. Have you ever had difficulty in making a good PeopleSoft hire? Do you look forward to your next chance to add talent? Many managers have trouble hiring great PeopleSoft talent and find the whole process very disruptive to their daily […]
The Value of a Strategic Talent Program The PeopleSoft Consulting marketplace just like many other consulting markets is mature but still offers significant business opportunities to consulting organizations that have a strategic Talent program in place. Here is why: The 3 factors that affect your growth and profitability can all be addressed by a strategic […]
Benchmarking PeopleSoft and other Hires The manager’s best chance to improve his lot occurs when he has the opportunity to hire someone. It is at that time that he can bring in new intelligence, motivation, excitement, ideas and skills to address important issues. Every hiring opportunity should be jumped at with the intent of […]
Today 3/6/14 Thursday TAG Entrepreneurs and Featured Speakers Presents Charles Brian Quinn, CEO, Big Nerd Ranch (BNR) on the “Culture of Learning” Held 11:30 am to 1 pm at Hodges Room in the Centergy Building 75 Fifth Street NW near Georgia Tech. There were about 50 people in attendance. There was a good networking opportunity […]
5/23/13 7:30 – 10 am in the UPS Auditorium at 55 Glenlake Pkwy NE Atlanta, GA 30328 . About 300 people were in attendance This presentation was basically about IBM’s Watson.
Out of curiosity I attended this TAG event which showcased several of the local intern, co-op and specialty programs in the local community. The event was held at Jabian Consulting headquarters ( 1117 Perimeter Center West, Atlanta, GA 30338 ) and was nicely attended with about 30 service providers and 30+ attendees. My attendance allowed […]
On Wednesday 10/26/12 I attended the TAG Orientation meeting which is held several times per year. This was a very good meeting and I recommend anyone that is a member of TAG or is considering joining to attend the next time it’s offered. I attended even though I’ve been a TAG member from many years and […]
On Wed 10/10/12 I attended a TAG Entertainment Society presentation by Blake Lewin entitled, ” Video Games: Art, Sport or Social Distraction?” This event was appropriately held at the Woodruff Arts Center with about 25 interested people attending. Is gaming or next darling industry? Below is some of what I learned about the Atlanta Gaming […]
Want to take your great idea to solve a real business problem to the next level and innovate a solution? Below is a blueprint of the team you need to do it. Great companies are not built by one person alone but require a coherent Team effort. And nowhere is forming the right team more […]
By Dr. Janice Presser For your organization, every person and every advisor you need to hire represents a critical commitment of your company’s available time and cash. In essence, you trade those resources for the knowledge and skill (intellectual assets), contacts (social capital), and the pure energy, ideas, and actions you expect that person to […]
repeat from Recruiting Trends 3/16/2012 Here’s something big to think about…. How many times have organizations focused on hiring ‘the best and the brightest’ people, and how many times have those people failed? According to a recent three-year study by Leadership IQ, 46% of new hires were deemed failures within 18 months, and only 19% […]
In a nutshell: It is possible for the manager to improve a team’s performance without firing by working to align the team member’s ROLES with responsibilities and making sure that all the proper ROLES are present to accomplish your mission. This article will describe how. Turn around a team without firing? I read an interesting […]
As a veteran search consultant I’ve always thought that teams could be improved by just hiring more talented. I’d don’t believe this is true today because the dynamics in the workplace have evolved to being more collaborative and team oriented. The managers who wants to craft a better team must continue to hire strong skillsets […]
Do you have difficulty in recruiting and hiring talent for your KEY Positions? How do you find the talent you need when you need it and do so in an effective manner? HINT: it isn’t with job boards.
I frequently hear comments from managers that there is a shortage of technical talent and that this is going to be a problem for America’s future. Most Americans recognize that the long term solution is to put a much greater emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum early in our public schools and […]
This TAG luncheon event held at Pampas Steakhouse in Alpharetta, GA 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Nov 15, 2012. The event was packed with about 60 attendees, started and finished on time, and we were provide with choice and a delicious meal. Monty Hamilton ( www.linkedin.com/in/montyhamilton ) CEO of Rural Sourcing describes the company : […]
What would be your career choices if money didn’t matter. This video was put together by another Vimeo fan but the words are Alan Watts’. Listen to the words and keep them in mind while you make your career choices and/ or hiring choices. Do you love your job? Do you like your job? Do […]
PeopleSoft Developer career progression is straightforward and can be described by the Developer’s Pyramid below. To get exposure to a greater range of opportunities the developer needs to continue to improve their skills and always perform as a dependable and wise employee. Moving up the pyramid from a skill perspective offers more choices and should […]
Below are 10 things you can do to advance your career this year and some help if you need it. It’s all about knowing where you are today, contributing more, adding some marketable skills and in general making a better you. Career Goals forthis year and beyond 1. Update your resume- Your resume […]
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