The Wild West Of Hiring: What, Why, & How To Measure Results

Who’s the best hire? Where does the best talent come from? Who will stay the longest? Who’s thinking about leaving? An entire new industry of vendors has sprung up to answer your every question about hiring talent. Employers are spending about $20 billion a year on these new tools—most without knowing whether they work. Recruitment […]

The Wrong Way to Hire

“Businesses have never done as much hiring as they do today. They’ve never spent as much money doing it. And they’ve never done a worse job of it.” I agree. This opening statement from Harvard Business Review’s spring article, “Your Approach to Hiring Is All Wrong,” by Peter Cappelli, is a much-needed eye opener. Everyone […]

Six barriers to finding and keeping great people

Here are two things you should know about today’s candidate-first talent market” The best companies are radically changing how they hire people in 2018. (Inc.) Talent precedes growth. (Joe Galvin, Vistage) There are only so many great people out there and every company is competing to win and keep them. We all know that. But […]

You and everyone else are competing for top talent-so what should you do?

Talent management has become much like trying to fill a bucket with a hole in it. According to Vistage and our clients at TalenTrust, more than 70 percent of small to medium-sized businesses plan to add headcount this year. While you’re out there competing for new people on the market, 71 percent of your existing […]

TalenTrust CEO Speaks on Talent Panel at Intergrowth® Conference

InterGrowth®, the annual conference for the Association for Corporate Growth that is attended by over 2,000 top M&A professionals, features a session titled Filling The Workforce Gap: Talent Management Best Practices For Your Midmarket Business. Kathleen Quinn Votaw, TalenTrust CEO, joins other industry experts on a panel to discuss the important role businesses play in […]

TalenTrust Participates in Vistage Colorado Expert Series

Kathleen Quinn Votaw, TalenTrust CEO, will speak on how to “Win the War for Talent” during a June 6th breakfast workshop for Denver Executives. The event is part of the new Vistage Colorado Champion Expert Series. A tight labor market, coupled with expectations for increased hiring, means that both recruiting and retaining top talent are […]

Why you need a strategic HR

Until now, high-level strategy meetings ended with an afterthought something like “…and, oh yea, we better tell HR …” HR was traditionally seen as a cost center, relegated to administrative and transactional back-room responsibilities like finding and training employees when needed and managing employee benefits and compliance. HR expert, Dr. Christopher Lee, uses his proudly […]

New Speaker Site Unveiled for Kathleen Quinn Votaw

An engaging and authoritative speaker on culture, talent, human capital strategy, recruiting, retention, onboarding, and more, Kathleen Quinn Votaw offers invaluable advice to CEOs, executives, and HR leaders on how to find and keep their most valuable asset—their people. Here’s her message: Put your people first. Gain new insights and inspiration on how to recruit, […]

Valuing sexuality while keeping our heads

I believe in men and women leading together. Everything is better when we do. That said, if you’re a woman you probably have a #metoo story of one kind or another. Me too! And that fact complicates things. My fear is that if we don’t keep our heads and resolve workplace harassment issues together, it […]

CEOs list Talent as #1 Concern for 2018

Hiring in 2018? You are not alone! Vistage Reports that CEO optimism has reached historic levels, and the percentage of CEOs (72%) planning to expand their workforce in the coming year is the highest in the 12-year history of the survey. The December 2017 Vistage Confidence Index survey captured input from 1,377 SMB CEOs on […]