Senior Managing Consultant, IBM Talent Acquisition Optimizaiton

Spoiler Alert: You Don’t Need a Crystal Ball to Forecast Hiring

Whenever we walk into the offices of our clients, we ask one simple question: ‘Can you share your workforce forecast?’ Now, if you’re in talent acquisition, you’re probably smiling right now.

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5 Ways to Avoid Hunting for Purple Squirrels and Unicorns

It’s not possible to talk about workforce planning without mentioning ‘purple squirrels.’ In recruiting, we use the term purple squirrel to describe a candidate who does not exist.

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The Workforce Planning Journey: Short Versus Long-Term Outlook

It’s hard to believe that there once was a time we walked around without smart phones in our pockets. My kids are simply astounded that life was even possible in such a time.

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Adventures in Workforce Planning: Our Story Continues

Our workforce planning adventure continues—and it certainly has been an adventure.

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The Recruiting Roller Coaster Ride: Forecasting and Workforce Planning

Are you a thrill seeker? An extremist who enjoys the fast, furious, turbulent thrill of roller coasters?

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Understanding Strategic Workforce Planning

Back in 2010 I completed my certification in Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) with the Human Capital Institute. The opportunity came when my supervisor had registered for the course but was unable to attend.

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