Wed.Oct 13, 2021

Boost Your Professionalism with a Business Logo

Successful Independent Consulting

Photo: Getty Images. As a an independent consultant you probably set your own rates. The more professional you are, the more likely you’ll be able to charge more for your expertise and services. Having a logo for your business will help you look like “the real deal” so why not get one?

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Are you cut out for solo consulting?

Jacq Hackett Consulting

If you’ve had a successful career in the government or community services sector, you might be thinking about setting up a consulting business. But are you cut out for it?


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How one approach to M&A is more likely to create value than all others

McKinsey & Company

Two decades of research show that, while large deals still have their place, programmatic M&A strategies continue to create gains in excess total returns to shareholders, at lower levels of risk. Strategy & Corporate Finance Insights Mergers & acquisitions

Fear of the Unknown

Martinka Consulting

Did you ever do something you haven’t done in a while and pay the price? Maybe an exercise routine that leaves you with sore muscles? Or having a meeting at a place known for their pastries, having one (which you rarely do), and paying the price? Yeah, I did the latter recently. Or what about doing things you’ve never done before? Maybe it’s skydiving, or scuba diving, or entering a run or bike ride much longer than you’ve ever done before. Apprehension, right?

A Recruiter’s Guide To Hiring In 2021

With vaccination rates rising, consumers spending more money, and people returning to offices, the job market is going through a period of unprecedented adjustment. As the New York Times observed, “It’s a weird moment for the American economy.” And recruiting professionals are caught in the middle. To make the most of this disruption, you need to understand the economic drivers, develop a strong strategy for unearthing valuable talent, and use the latest tech tools to get the job done. Read this guide to get your recruiting practice ready to thrive in the new normal.

Research: Women Leaders Took on Even More Invisible Work During the Pandemic

Harvard Business

They bore the brunt of mission-critical tasks like supporting employees and advancing DEI. But they aren’t getting recognized or rewarded for it. Diversity and inclusion Gender Marginalized groups Digital Article

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Research: What Makes Employees Feel Empowered to Speak Up?

Harvard Business

A recent study highlighted the importance of a culture that emphasizes everyone’s ability to make choices. Organizational culture Business management Organizational decision making Digital Article

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How to Lead When Things Are Vague

LSA Global

Forget Certainty as a Leader The higher up you get in an organization, the more you can forget about having all the answers and seeing clearly into the future. It is just not feasible.

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Don’t Let Hybrid Work Set Back Your DEI Efforts

Harvard Business

Ask these five questions to make sure employees are being treated equitably. Diversity and inclusion Remote work Marginalized groups Inclusion and belonging Analytics and data science Talent management Covid Digital Article

A future of retail

Seth Godin Blog

What do traditional retailers own or control? The building The inventory The relationship with vendors Data about who is shopping and how they shop Trust with vendors, customers, employees and landlords. And now you can see the problem.

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.

How Companies Can Improve Employee Engagement Right Now

Harvard Business

Start by connecting what people do to what they care about. Employee retention Motivating people Organizational culture Digital Article

Funding Innovation to Fight Climate Change

Harvard Business

How are VCs adapting their strategy to fund the innovation needed to fight climate change? Technology and analytics Venture capital Audio

Am I Approaching My Female Coworkers the Wrong Way?

Harvard Business

A senior health care leader must learn to manage across differences when communicating with his female colleagues. Gender Emotional intelligence Leadership Audio