|October 25, 2011|
In The News
Solv Staffing, LLC makes its debut, introducing Solv Sustainable Staffing, the first of a new generation of high value IT/Creative staffing services companies. Industry veterans John Raeder, Brian Owens and Dave Walters leveraged decades of workforce management and staffing expertise in creating a proprietary approach that offers mid to large-sized companies an innovative alternative to legacy staffing firms. The Solv suite of services includes: Solv Rapid HireTM and Solv Strategic HireTM; Solv Talent AdvocacyTM ; and Solvís proprietary Talent StreamTM methodology for talent pool management.
World Wide Technology, Inc., a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced it has strengthened its Southwestern presence with the opening of a new office in San Antonio, Texas. The office will house sales, engineering and technical support staff along with state-of-the-art training, demonstration and high-definition video conferencing facilities.
IQNavigator Inc., the leading services procurement solution provider for the Global 2000, was named the multi-national program leader by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), in the firmís "2011 VMS and MSP Supplier Competitive Landscape." In the report, IQNavigator led the industry in growth (both in temporary labor spend and global expansions), in breadth of global footprint, and is the only provider to be listed as a top three spend leader in both Vendor Management Systems (VMS) and vendor-neutral Managed Services Providers (MSP).
Comings & Goings
Diversified Search, one of the top ten executive search firms in the U.S., is pleased to announce that Bart Penfold has joined the firm's San Francisco office as a Managing Director in the Healthcare Practice ...
Russell Reynolds Associates, a global executive search and assessment firm announced the addition of Travis Parsons as Executive Director to the firmís technology sector. Mr. Parsons will be based in Menlo Park, California ...
ICF International, a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients, has named Jeffrey Neal to the position of senior vice president, supporting ICFís work related to human capital and performance management. Mr. Neal provides leadership and expertise in improving the performance of ICF clients. He brings insight and innovation in the areas of governance, human resources, strategy, and performance improvement ...
New E-Book Spells out Promises and Perils of Unfolding Digital Revolution;
MIT Sloan School of Management experts release Race Against the Machine today
As a technology-driven industrial revolution continues to create waves of innovation while also displacing many workers, a new e-book by two MIT Sloan School of Management experts outlines how individuals and businesses alike can seize the power of computers and networks to create jobs and opportunities. (read more)
The Stevie Award for Women in Business named Carolyn Nolan a finalist in this yearís competition for "Best Executive in a Business Services organization up to 2,500 Employees". Nolan was recognized for her achievements as Vice President of Marketing for Volt Consulting Group, an interim position she held during 2010-2011.
Follow in Their Shoes
Zappos would not have turned success into a habit without the high proficiency standards it holds when hiring for important positions. The company, which has found its way to the top, prides itself in its key asset: excellent customer service. Wonder how Zappos achieved all this? Here's a sample of the skills assessments the company used for finding and hiring only the best Customer Service representatives.
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