How can applying principles from a game enable you to more quickly find top talent?
Find out by downloading and listening- on-the-go to Episode 78. Scott and I discuss new twists on solving the age-old challenge of bringing on the key talent your company needs to ignite momentum for growth in a way that meets both your timing and need for strong return on investment.
You’ll gain insights on:
- The latest trends on why top talent is getting harder to find
- How principles from Pokémon Go can be applied to finding and developing critical talent — especially for hard-to-fill leadership positions
- Three immediately useful ideas for applying these principles to your evolving staffing strategy
Pamela S. Harper is the Founding Partner and CEO of Business Advancement Inc., a strategic growth advisory firm based in Glen Rock, NJ. For more than 20 years, Pam has applied her gift for finding the hidden opportunities in every situation to helping clients in entrepreneurial, mid-market, and Fortune 500 companies across 30 industries create hundreds of millions of dollars of value in both top and bottom line growth.
Prior to founding BAI, Pam skyrocketed into the ranks of management by taking a progressive series of newly created organizational development positions in companies ranging from mid-market to Fortune 500 across multiple industries, all undergoing dramatic change and growth.
Pam has been quoted in, featured in, or written articles for prominent business media including Business Week, Investor’s Business Daily, Chiefexecutive.net, CEO.com and other major media. Her book, Preventing Strategic Gridlock, has been used as a text in universities around the world.
D. Scott Harper, Ph.D., is Sr. Partner with Business Advancement Inc. Throughout his career Scott has devoted himself to understanding why things work the way they do, and how to apply those insights to create new value. Scott helps clients sift through complexity and take full advantage of opportunities by discovering the hidden side of everything.
Before joining BAI in 2010, Scott held a succession of increasingly accountable innovation positions in the consumer healthcare industry. Since then, he has been published and quoted in prominent business media outlets including Chief Executive Magazine, CEO.com, CEO World Magazine, and the IndUS Business Journal.
Resources for This Episode
- Read SHRM survey report: “This Is Why Finding Talent Is Getting Tougher in 2016“
- Download “5 Questions To Ask When You Need to Move Even Faster”
- Listen to Episode 50, C-Suite Hiring Trends for 2016, with Jane S. Howze, Managing Director & Founder of The Alexander Group
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