How to Overcome the Biggest Challenges in HR

How to Overcome the Biggest Challenges in HR

Human resources professionals have many responsibilities, from recruiting to training to increasing employee engagement. With such a varied workload, it’s no wonder that HR professionals often feel overwhelmed. Some of the more prominent challenges HR professionals face include developing effective leadership, recruiting and retaining top talent, and managing benefits plans, just to name a few.… Continue Reading

Human Resources Trends on the Horizon for 2018

Human Resources Trends on the Horizon for 2018

In human resources, it has always been important to recognize what works well while staying abreast of emerging trends that could improve practices. For the end of 2017 going into 2018, industry experts predict changes concerning employee feedback, the role of HR professionals, blended workforces, and tougher competition for talent. Let’s take a closer look… Continue Reading

Why You Need to Hire an Executive Search Firm

Why You Need to Hire an Executive Search Firm

A company’s success depends upon its ability to hire the right people. According to the Harvard Business Review, more than 80 percent of employee turnover is directly related to poor hiring decisions—often made by overworked HR recruiters who typically have a limited amount of time to sift through hundreds or thousands of resumes. Employees who… Continue Reading

Wintrust Business Lunch 10/11/17: Stock Market Profits, Soda Tax Ends, & Executive Recruiting

Wintrust Business Lunch 10/11/17: Stock Market Profits, Soda Tax Ends, & Executive Recruiting

Since the market is such a profitable machine right now, Terry Savage asks, where should people be putting those profits? Steve and Terry discussed the benefits to cash in today’s financial markets and isn’t confident about the rate hike in December. Frank Sennett discussed the likely ending of the sweetened beverage tax across Illinois and how it will leave… Continue Reading

4 of the Best Strategies for Hiring C-Level Executives

4 of the Best Strategies for Hiring C-Level Executives

Recruiting talent for the role of a senior executive in your organization is a challenging task. The process may involve screening applicants, sorting resumes, and conducting interviews to select the right candidate. The process should not be taken lightly, as recruiting an unqualified C-level executive will inevitably affect other parts of your organization. If this… Continue Reading